Graduate School of Oceanography

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How to Get Here

By Car

For GPS, use street address of 215 South Ferry Rd, Narragansett, RI, 02882 or Lat. 41.39834, Long. -71.489301 .

From the West: Via Rt. 1. Interstate 95N to Exit 92 in Conn. Right turn after leaving expressway, then about 1.5 mi. on Conn. 2 to 78. Take Rt. 78E (a barrier divides the roadway) 4 mi. to Rt. 1N in Westerly, R.I. Go left on Rt. 1N for about 27 mi. to intersection of Rts. 1 and 138. Make a right onto Bridgetown Rd. Continue to next traffic signal (intersection of Bridgetown Road and Scenic 1A). Cross intersection onto South Ferry Rd. Continue past South Ferry Industrial Park on the right and South Ferry Church on the left. Entrance to campus is on the right. Via Rt. 138. Interstate 95N to exit 3A in R.I. (Kingston exit). Turn right off exit ramp onto Rt. 138E (Kingstown Rd.). Continue on 138 (passing the University’s Kingston Campus on the left) to Rt. 1 and cross the junction onto Bridgetown Rd. Continue on Bridgetown Rd. to South Ferry Rd. Continue past South Ferry Industrial Park on the right and South Ferry Church on the left. Entrance to campus is on the right.

From the North: Interstate 95S toward N.Y. and Narragansett. (From T.F. Green Airport, follow the Airport Connector signs to join 95S at exit 13.) Continue on 95S to Exit 9 and exit in left lane off highway onto Rt. 4S. Continue to Rt. 1 and the junction of Rt. 138W. Take a left at the tower onto Bridgetown Rd. Continue to South Ferry Rd. Continue past South Ferry Industrial Park on the right and South Ferry Church on the left. Entrance to campus is on the right.

From the East: Rt. 195 to 24S to 138W. Cross Newport and Jamestown Bridges. Take the first exit after the bridge onto Rt. 1A toward Narragansett. Continue south to the first traffic signal and make a left onto South Ferry Rd. Continue past South Ferry Industrial Park on the right and South Ferry Church on the left. Entrance to campus is on the right.

By Bus

Two Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority bus lines serve the Bay Campus: the #64 line and the #14 line. For details on bus routes and schedules visit RIPTA.com.

RIPTA bus route #64 (There is a bus stop at Narragansett Bay Campus, across from the OSEC building parking lot (Lot C). This route also conveniently has a bus stop at the URI Kingston Campus Memorial Union)

RIPTA bus route #14 (Use the bus stop at the corner of Route 1A and South Ferry Road. Head east.)

By Rail

The Kingston Railroad Station (AMTRAK code KIN) is located at 1 Railroad Ave, West Kingston, RI 02892. From the railroad station, head east on Rte. 138 (passing the University’s Kingston Campus on the left) to Rt. 1 and cross the junction onto Bridgetown Rd. Continue on Bridgetown Rd. to South Ferry Rd. Continue past South Ferry Industrial Park on the right and South Ferry Church on the left. Entrance to campus is on the right. Total distance is about 8 miles.

By Plane

The closest airport to the Bay Campus is T. F. Green Airport (airport code PVD). Driving distance is about 21 miles. From the airport, follow the Airport Connector signs to join 95S at exit 13. Continue on 95S to Exit 9 and exit in left lane off highway onto Rt. 4S. Continue to Rt. 1 and the junction of Rt. 138W. Take a left at the tower onto Bridgetown Rd. Continue to South Ferry Rd. Continue past South Ferry Industrial Park on the right and South Ferry Church on the left. Entrance to campus is on the right.

 

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