Governors Island is open every Saturday, Sunday
and Holiday Monday (Memorial Day and Labor Day) from
10 AM to 7 PM.
From Manhattan: Ferries leave from the Battery Maritime
Building, on the corner of South and Whitehall Streets.
Ferries leave at 10 AM, 11 AM and then every half hour.
From Brooklyn: Ferries leave from Brooklyn Bridge Park’s
Pier 6 at the foot of Atlantic Avenue beginning at 11
AM. Ferries run every 20 minutes.
East River Ferry Service: Visitors to the Island can
also take the East River Ferry Service for $4. For a
full schedule of the East River Ferry and for fare information
Directions to the Governors Island Manhattan
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:
1 to South Ferry station
4, 5 to Bowling Green station
R to Whitehall St. station
M1 (weekdays only), M6, M9, and M15
Cars are not permitted on Governors Island. Parking
is available in Lower Manhattan near the ferry terminal
and in Brooklyn near Pier 6 on Columbia Street.