Staten Island Ferry
Operated by NYC DOT, the Staten Island Ferry provides free, around-the-clock service between the South Ferry Terminal in Manhattan and St. George Terminal in Staten Island. Learn more about the Staten Island Ferry
This list includes selected sightseeing and tour boat operators.
- NYC Ferry provides New Yorkers an additional way to commute and connect within the five boroughs.
- The Trust for Governors Island runs seasonal ferries from Manhattan and Brooklyn to Governor’s Island during the summer. The Manhattan ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building in Lower Manhattan. Brooklyn service runs from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
- Liberty Landing Ferry operates between the World Financial Center in NYC and Jersey City, NJ. In New Jersey, the ferry makes stops at Liberty Landing Marina in Liberty State Park and Warren Street before returning to the World Financial Center.
- New York Waterway runs a number of routes between New Jersey and Manhattan.
- NY Water Taxi operates shuttle service between Pier 11 and Ikea in Redhook, Brooklyn. NY Water Taxi also operates all day access pass hop-on-hop off service.
- Seastreak operates service between Monmouth County in New Jersey and New York City, as well as seasonal service to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket in the summer.
- Statue Cruises operates excursion service to the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island Immigration Museum.
- Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises operates tours circumnavigating Manhattan, and abbreviated landmark tours, with departures from Pier 83 at West 42nd Street on the Hudson River and Pier 16 at the South Street Seaport on the East River.
Information on this page are subject to change without notice. Always check with ferry operators before making your trip.