Block Island travel guide

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You're Going to Love Block Island

Block Island is a must-see destination in Rhode Island, United States. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Block Island to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Block Island

If you’re looking for affordable options, Winfield's (214 Corn Neck Rd) and The National Hotel (36 Water St) are great picks.

When to visit Block Island

Block Island in November
Estimated hotel price
$186
1 night at 3-star hotel
Block Island in November
Estimated hotel price
$186
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Block Island

Plane

When flying to Block Island, you’ll arrive at Block Island (BID), which is located 0 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Block Island is to pick up a car rental from New York, which is about 129 miles from Block Island. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Ace, among others, in New York.

Plane

When flying to Block Island, you’ll arrive at Block Island (BID), which is located 0 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Block Island is to pick up a car rental from New York, which is about 129 miles from Block Island. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Ace, among others, in New York.

Airlines serving Block Island

Lufthansa
Good (4,574 reviews)
KLM
Good (850 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,399 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,597 reviews)
Air France
Good (971 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,924 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,117 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,654 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (887 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,151 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,448 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,631 reviews)
Spirit Airlines
Good (4,519 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (772 reviews)
Frontier
Okay (1,341 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (774 reviews)
ANA
Excellent (453 reviews)
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Where to stay in Block Island

Average rates range from around $319 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $357 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Block Island

Most booked hotels in Block Island

Rose Farm Inn
2 stars
Excellent (8.7, 179 reviews)
$259+
Atlantic Inn
3 stars
Excellent (9, 21 reviews)
$284+
Block Island Beach House
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, 150 reviews)
$361+
Narragansett Inn
2 stars
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$246+
The 1661 Inn
3 stars
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$219+
Champlin's Marina And Resort
3 stars
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$287+

Renting a car in Block Island

Expect to pay $3.86 per gallon in Block Island (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.33 and $61.78. The most frequently booked car type in Block Island is Standard (Ford Edge or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Nissan Rogue or similar) are, on average, 37% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay $3.86 per gallon in Block Island (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $46.33 and $61.78. The most frequently booked car type in Block Island is Standard (Ford Edge or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Nissan Rogue or similar) are, on average, 37% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.