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Directions & Parking

To New London

2 Ferry St, New London, CT, 06320


From 95 South:

Take exit 84 South for New London Waterfront District. At second light, go left onto Gov. Winthrop Blvd. Go straight over RR tracks and bear right to the ferry entrance.

From 95 North:

Take exit 83 for New London Waterfront District. At third light, go left onto Gov. Winthrop Blvd. Go straight over RR tracks and bear right to the ferry entrance.

From 395 South:

Take exit 78 to Rte. 32. After the Coast Guard Academy, go left at second light onto Gov. Winthrop Blvd. Go straight over RR tracks and bear right to the ferry entrance.

From Hartford

Take Rte. 91 South to Rte. 9 South to 95 North (see 95 North above).

Alt. Route from Hartford

Rt. 2 East to Rt. 11 South to Exit 4. Left onto Rt. 82, right onto Rt. 85 to Rt. 95 North (see 95 North above).


Click Here for an over view Map of the approach to Block Island Ferry and the Parking Garages. Limited on site parking is available at $15.00 per calendar day at the New London ferry terminal, first come first served. Additional parking is available at the Water Street Parking Garage in New London, directly across the street from the ferry terminal. The parking garage rates are $15 per calendar day Mon-Fri and $15 per calendar day Sat-Sun & Holidays. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please call (860) 443-1775 to verify parking garage rates.

Parking is also available at the Governor Winthrop Parking Garage across from the Holiday Inn hotel. Rates are $10/day 7 days a week with a special weekend rate of $25 (in on Fri. – out on Sun. or Mon.). See map for details.

From Miles
Boston: 110
Hartford: 44
Providence: 61
Newport: 58
Cape Cod: 125
Vermont Ski Country: 130
New Hampshire Ski Country: 150


The New London ferry terminal offers convenient access to all of the major New England interstate highways such as I-95, I-395, I-91, and I-93.


At the terminal is New London's Multi-Modal Transportation Center offering Amtrak rail service and commuter trains. Block Island Ferry is recognized by Amtrak as an official intermodal passenger carrier for the rail service. Amtrak's phone number is (800) 872-7245. Also at the New London terminal is the Shore Line East commuter rail service with daily connections between New Haven and New London.

Connecting Ferries

From the Transportation Center you can make connections year-round via vehicle and passenger service to Orient Point, Long Island with Block Island Express, high-speed passenger ferry service to Block Island with Block Island Express (May-September), passenger service to Montauk, Long Island (seasonal) and to Fisher's Island, NY.

Bus Service:

South East Area Transit (SEAT) bus service can be reached at (860) 886-2631. They have frequent runs to Crystal Mall, Olde Mistick Village and Mystic Aquarium as well as to the casinos. Greyhound Bus service at 800-231-2222 also is located in the New London Transportation Center.

Taxi and Car Service:

Harry's Cab Service (860) 444-2255, Port City Taxi (860) 444-9222, Yellow Cab (860) 443-4321 or Curtin Transportation Group (860) 443-1655.