Take the Long Island Railroad from Penn Station to Greenport, step onto the ferry for the 7 minute ride to Shelter Island. Call 718 217-5477 for fares and schedules
By car from NYC via the North Shore
Take the Long Island Expressway to Riverhead, continue on route 25 to Greenport, drive onto the ferry for the 7 minute ferryride to Shelter Island. Take the ferry from Greenport. Once on the island, follow route 114 up the hill into Shelter Island Heights. Travel straight onto (bumpy) New York Avenue. Make a right at the 4 way stop onto West Neck Road (which turns into Shore Road as you reach the beach) and we are there on your left, waiting for you.
By car via Sag Harbour & the South Shore
Follow Route 114 out of Sag Harbor to the south ferry at North Haven. Once on the island continue on winding Route 114 through the center of town (3 miles-ish), then make a left onto West Neck Road, which turns into Shore Road as you reach the beach) and we are there on your left, expecting you.
A.Society flies with regular intervals to shelter islands and lands right on the beach. Getting to sunset beach couldn’t be easier.
Take the Hampton Jitney from Midtown to Greenport, step onto the ferry for the 7 minute ride to shelter island. Call 631-283-4600 for fares & schedules
Take the long island sound to peconic bay. For the safety of swimmers, if you come by boat we ask that you drop anchor in the cove to the left of sunset beach. Please make sure to anchor your boat securely to keep it from drifting. For longer stays, moor at coecles marina of dering harbor.
Taxi services to and on the island: