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Directions and Ferry Schedule

Governors Island is open for visitors every day from May 24-September 28.

Ferries run from Lower Manhattan all seven days and run from Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6 on Saturdays, Sundays, Memorial Day and Labor Day.

There is a $2 round trip fare for adults and children over the age of 12.

There is no fare on 10 AM, 11 AM and 11:30 AM ferries from Manhattan on Saturdays and Sundays. There is also no fare on the 11 AM and 11:30 AM ferry from Brooklyn on Saturdays and Sundays. These ferries are free to all.

Tickets and season passes can be purchased online at the New York Waterway website, through the NY Waterway App, and in person at the ticket offices at the Battery Maritime Building in Manhattan or at Pier 6 in Brooklyn when ferries are running.

There is no surcharge for bicycles on the Governors Island Ferry.

The following are ferry fares:

Ferry Fare (Round-Trip)
Adults and Children over 12 : $2
Senior Citizens : $1
Children 12 and Under : Free
Season Pass (Unlimited Rides) : $20

Children under 12 ride for free at all times and senior citizens' fares are half price.

 

MANHATTAN FERRY

MONDAY-FRIDAY

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Departs Manhattan

Departs GI

Departs Manhattan

Departs GI

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

Every Hour

Every Hour

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

4:00 PM Last Boat*

4:30 PM

Every 30 Minutes

Every 30 Minutes

 

5:00 PM

5:30 PM*

6:30 PM

 

6:00 PM Last Boat*

 

7:00 PM Last Boat*

*Last Boat

 

BROOKLYN FERRY

SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MEMORIAL DAY AND LABOR DAY

Departs Brooklyn

Departs GI

11:00 AM

11:15 AM

11:30 AM

11:45 PM

12:00 PM

12:15 PM

12:30 PM

1:00 PM

Every Hour on the Half Hour

Every Hour on the Hour

5:30 PM Last Boat

6:30 PM

 

7:00 PM Last Boat

 

EAST RIVER FERRY

RUNS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY

E.34th Str. / Midtown Hunters Point South / Long Island City India St. / Greenpoint N. 6th St. / N. Williamsburg Schaefer Landing / S. Williamsburg Brooklyn Bridge Park / DUMBO Wall St. / Pier 11 (to Governors Island)
9:47 AM 9:54 AM 10:01 AM 10:08 AM 10:15 AM 10:22 AM 10:45 AM
10:32 AM 10:39 AM 10:49 AM 10:59 AM 11:11 AM 11:18 AM 11:30 PM

11:17 AM

11:24 AM 11:34 AM 11:44 AM 11:56 AM 12:03 PM 12:15 PM
12:02 PM 12:09 PM 12:19 PM 12:29 PM 12:41 PM 12:48 PM 1:00 PM
12:47 PM 12:54 PM 1:04 PM 1:14 PM 1:26 PM 1:33 PM 1:45 PM
1:32 PM 1:39 PM 1:49 PM 1:59 PM 2:11 PM 2:18 PM 2:30 PM
2:17 PM 2:24 PM 2:34 PM 2:44 PM 2:56 PM 3:03 PM 3:15 PM
3:02 PM 3:09 PM 3:19 PM 3:29 PM 3:41 PM 3:48 PM 4:00 PM
3:47 PM 3:54 PM 4:04 PM 4:14 PM 4:26 PM 4:33 PM 4:45 PM
LAST FERRY TO GOVERNORS ISLAND LAST FERRY TO GOVERNORS ISLAND LAST FERRY TO GOVERNORS ISLAND LAST FERRY TO GOVERNORS ISLAND LAST FERRY TO GOVERNORS ISLAND LAST FERRY TO GOVERNORS ISLAND LAST FERRY TO GOVERNORS ISLAND
4:32 PM 4:39 PM 4:49 PM 4:59 PM 5:11 PM 5:18 PM -

For more information about East River Ferry visit http://eastriverferry.com.

Following the suggestion of State Senator Daniel Squadron, ferries from both Manhattan and Brooklyn remain free on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Directions to the Governors Island Manhattan Ferry

The Governors Island ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower Manhattan. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows:

By Subway

1 to South Ferry station
4, 5 to Bowling Green station
R to Whitehall St. station

By Bus

M6, M9, and M15

 

Directions to the Governors Island Brooklyn Ferry (Weekends ONLY)

The Governors Island Brooklyn ferry departs from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, at the foot of Atlantic Avenue.

By Subway

R to Court Street
4,5,2,3 to Borough Hall

By Bus

B63