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Cross Sound Ferry

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41270 Main Rd, Orient Point Ferry Dock, Orient, NY 11957-1131
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All reviews new london orient point long island nice ride top deck always on time snack bar we arrived early great trip return trip sea jet ahead of time driving around both ways cape cod long drive loading and unloading
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Reviewed yesterday

Have been on the car ferry and sea-jet many many times. It saves so much stress trying to get to Ct. The help is beyond friendly. They have a snack bar and bar. There soft pretzels are great. Join the rewards club and get free...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ro D
Reviewed January 9, 2019

Even though we attempt to curtail using the ferry during good weather conditions, we do sail at some peak times and have sailed in rougher waters. They are always on time, accommodating and helpful. We enjoy the ride and get to see multiple lighthouses along...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank T R
Reviewed December 17, 2018

Used the ferry to travel over from CT to Long Island, the initial booking had to be changed due to availability but they were very prompt and professional in sorting this out. I was amazed at how expertly they loaded the boat, never knew they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gareth H
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Even though I had a reservation and arrived on time, they bumped me and it looks like a half dozen other people to the ferry an hour later. This will almost certainly cause me to miss a flight. Their explanation was to cite fine print...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed December 12, 2018

The ferry service runs 2 basic conveyances between Orient Pt. NY and New London, Ct: the Seajet and the auto ferry. The former makes it across in about 40 minutes while the latter takes an hour and a half. The Captain is skilled, the crew...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Margaret S
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Cross Sound Ferry has been there for years and saves travelers from having to drive to New York City from interior New England to get to outer Long Island. There is no alternative to the convenience. The service is dead reliable, food and drink can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James S
Reviewed October 20, 2018

We have used the Cross Sound Ferry many, many times over the years. We have always found them to be well-organized, and have found the experience to be very positive. The employees are always very pleasant, and they try hard to accommodate their customers who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Travel50StatesUSA
Reviewed October 19, 2018

I’ve had occasion to use the Cross Sound Ferry about a dozen times over the past few months, traveling with my car between Western Mass and Long Island. It has been reliable, user-friendly and a great experience in every way. The boats are well-kept and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deborah P
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Traveled with my family this weekend to a wedding. We had a nice trip going there but the return trip was the miserable. Apparently, Cross Sound Ferry was running late, so they tried to make up for lost time by rushing passengers onto the ferry....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank mdn1025
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We took this on a weekday morning. The staff was very helpful. Getting there was a challenge, but once there, it was a breeze. Highly recommend taking it!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Janine F
August 23, 2018|
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Response from L9393NIrobertm | Reviewed this property |
Hi Look at their web site. Fees for car and passenger(s) spelled out. Some discounts if one joins their programs.
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Richard B
August 9, 2018|
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Response from aps_73 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We certainly have done this.
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