Please note, Shelter Island is accessible only via ferries, private boats or sea planes.
The North Ferry (8 minutes ferry ride) is steps from the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Greenport station. Simply arrange in advance a taxi or car service to pick you up once you arrive on the Shelter Island side. Shelter Island Taxi 631-749-4252 or Jim Polycom 631-682-8949 should suit.
The Hampton Jitney also drops guests at the Greenport North Ferry Station from midtown Mahattan.
For a commuter flight or private charter sea plane to Shelter Island, contact Tailwind Air; ask for Mindy Kahl by writing email@example.com or calling (212) 328-9145. Please be sure to clarify passenger and baggage weight limits. Beach the plane nearby or request a small boat transfer as necessary.