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.

Where to Eat in Block Island

If you’re looking for affordable options, The National Hotel (36 Water St) 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

How to Get to Block Island


When flying to Block Island, you’ll arrive at Block Island (BID), which is located 1 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Block Island is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 207 km from Block Island. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in New York.

Airlines serving Block Island

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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Korean Air
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Copa Airlines
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Sun Country Air
Good (114 reviews)
American Airlines
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Virgin Atlantic
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Where to stay in Block Island

Average rates range from around $571 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $541 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Block Island

Hiring a car in Block Island

Expect to pay $1.67 per litre in Block Island (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.00 and $26.66. 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 car hire (Nissan Rogue or similar) is, on average, 3% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.