Getting to the Pridwin
Planes, trains, automobiles—and a quick ferry ride! Travel to the Pridwin is easy using a variety of transportation methods. Whatever your preference, we'll help you plan your trip every step of the way.
How do I take the Shelter Island Ferry?
Trust us: taking the Ferry to Shelter Island is a breeze. It's a simple ten-minute ride over the sparkling waters of Shelter Island Sound. Plus, no reservations are required, and wait times are usually minimal.
There are two ferries—one at each end of the island—operating in a constant loop daily. The North Ferry departs from Greenport, New York and the South Ferry from North Haven, New York. Traffic is boarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cars, bicycles and walk-on guests pay on board.
Please note that tickets for both the North Ferry and the South Ferry are cash only.
Trips can be purchased one way or round trip, depending on guest preference and travel plans. (Tip: For the North Ferry, Greenport offers a quaint and walkable downtown area with shops and eateries. For the South Ferry, Sag Harbor is the home of our sister property Baron's Cove—the perfect Hamptons spot to stop for lunch with a water view.)
To view a schedule for the North Ferry, click here. To view a schedule for the South Ferry, click here.
To learn more about ferry service to Shelter Island, please visit NorthFerry.com and SouthFerry.com.
Can I take the Hampton Jitney to Shelter Island?
The Hampton Jitney is an easy car-free method of travel to Shelter Island from New York City. The Jitney departs from either 83rd Street or 41st Street in Manhattan, and takes you right to the North Ferry Terminal in Greenport. From there, walk on to the North Ferry, and text us at (631) 888-9421—we'll send our Pridwin Chauffeur down to pick you up.
Plus, we've partnered with our friends at the Hampton Jitney to offer a special hotel package! Book your Pridwin stay, and we'll include Jitney tickets for two and a credit for the North Ferry. Click here to learn more about our special We'll Get You Here Jitney package, perfect for car-free travel from New York City.
To learn more about the Hampton Jitney, visit HamptonJitney.com.
Can I take a train to Shelter Island?
Departing from New York City's Penn Station, the Long Island Railroad offers an easy 3 hour, 45 minute train ride to Greenport, New York. The route includes one transfer in Ronkonkoma, Long Island.
As you're approaching the Greenport Train Station, send us a text at (631) 888-9421. We'll be happy to head over to pick you up in our Pridwin boat, Fred's Folly, and bring you right to the Pridwin's dock—free of charge.*
To learn more about the Long Island Rail Road's service to Greenport, visit LIRR42.MTA.info.
*Complimentary boat pickup is subject to availability and weather conditions.
Can I fly to Shelter Island?
Taking a plane to Shelter Island from New York City is easier than ever thanks to our friends at Tailwind Air.
This incredible seaplane service offers a direct 45-minute flight to Shelter Island from New York City, departing from East 23rd Street in Manhattan, and landing right on the sparkling waters of Crescent Beach. Once you land, our Pridwin boat, Fred's Folly, will bring you to shore. Talk about a memorable travel experience!
Tailwind Air also offers seaplane flights from Boston Harbor, Nantucket Memorial Airport, Bridgeport, Newport, Provincetown, and Plymouth—with more locations in the works.
To learn more about Tailwind Air's seaplane service to Shelter Island, visit FlyTailwind.com.
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Shelter Island is easily accessible by car ferry. The North Ferry departs from Greenport, NY and the South Ferry from North Haven, NY.
Ferry service to Shelter Island is available from both the North Fork via Greenport and the South Fork via Sag Harbor. There are no reservations. Traffic is boarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cars and bicycles pay on board. Both ferries are cash only. For ferry schedules, visit NorthFerry.com and SouthFerry.com.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH FORK:
Take the Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Sunrise Highway. Sunrise Highway (Route 27) turns into County Road 39. North onto Sandy Hollow Road (Exit 8) to North Sea Road. Then to Noyac Road; left at traffic circle onto Long Beach Road (turns into Route 114 at traffic circle). Take Route 114 to South Ferry.
DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH FORK:
Take the Long Island Expressway to end. Continue straight (Route 58). Follow signs to Greenport (Route 25). Once in Greenport, look for signs to North Ferry or Route 114.
Valet Parking is provided. Please pull up in front of the hotel and an attendant will assist you with your luggage and car.
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