The Newport hi-speed ferry, the islander, will once again be making its run out of Perrotti Park in downtown Newport, RI into old harbor, block island!
Want to fit Block Island into your Newport vacation?
Spending a few days in downtown Newport, RI? Make your vacation complete with a daytrip into the charming, island town of Old Harbor, Block Island! Located in Perrotti Park, right off of America’s Cup Avenue, the ferry terminal is easily accessible from any point in downtown Newport.
Looking to make Newport, RI part of your trip?
With our new Hi-Speed ferry, the Islander, now conveniently located out of Perrotti Park, visiting the charming, historical New England town of Newport, RI has never been easier! Located right on America’s Cup Avenue, the ferry terminal is centrally located to most of Newport’s historic and most popular sites.
Departing from Block Island: Daytrips from Block Island are unfortunately unavailable at this time, however for those that would like to spend the night in Newport may easily do so.
Departing from Fall River, MA: Those departing Fall River have the option to either sail directly to Block Island, or spend 3 hours in Newport before catching the boat to the island. Shop the stores on Thames Street, visit Bowen’s Wharf, grab some breakfast or lunch, or just take a stroll down America’s Cup Ave.
Directions to the Ferry: The physical address of the Newport ferry terminal is 39 America’s Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840. Click Here for more detailed directions.
Parking Facilities: A public parking garage is located a few blocks from Perrotti Park, adjacent to the Newport Visitor’s Center and Marriott Hotel. The cost is $3.00/car per hour, up to $24.50 for the day.
Tourist Information: Stop by the Newport Visitor’s Center for more Newport information. The Block Island Ferry Terminal in Perotti Park is located inside the Harbor Master’s Office Building near the dock. Stop in to purchase your ferry tickets if you have not already done so, as well as pick up a Block Island Map, Guide, or Schedule prior to your trip. Bathroom Facilities are also available at this location.