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.

What to do in Block Island

Top activities & attractions in Block Island

Where to Eat in Block Island

If you’re looking for affordable options, Winfield's (214 Corn Neck Rd) and The Barn At Spring House (52 Spring St) are great picks.

When to visit Block Island

Block Island in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Block Island in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Block Island


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


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 Advantage and Ace, among others, in New York.

Airlines serving Block Island

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Air France
Good (498 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,207 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,450 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (2,057 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (131 reviews)
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Good (780 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,068 reviews)
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Spirit Airlines
Good (2,865 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (398 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (485 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (357 reviews)
Excellent (231 reviews)
Japan Airlines
Excellent (579 reviews)
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Where to stay in Block Island

Average rates range from around $238 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $440 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Block Island

Most booked hotels in Block Island

Old Town Inn
Excellent (9.5, 369 reviews)
Rose Farm Inn
Excellent (8.6, 198 reviews)
Block Island Beach House
Excellent (8.5, 144 reviews)
Spring House Hotel
Excellent (8.5, 142 reviews)
The 1661 Inn
Any guest rating (25.5, 0 reviews)
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Renting a car in Block Island

Expect to pay $3.79 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 $45.42 and $60.57. The most frequently booked car type in Block Island is Mini (Fiat 500 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Nissan Rogue or similar) are, on average, 3% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.