Ferry Schedule

From Manhattan
To Governors Island

No available ferries

Brooklyn ferries run on Saturday, Sunday, Memorial Day and Labor Day.

East River Ferry

The East River Ferry also goes to and from Governors Island on Saturdays and Sundays for $6. For more information about East River Ferry visit http://eastriverferry.com/.

Departs from

Battery Martime Building

Arrives at

Soissons Landing

Governors Island is open for visitors every day from May 23-September 27.

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

Fare Information

Ferry Fare (Round-Trip)
Adults and Children over 12 $2
Senior Citizens $1
idNYC Holders FREE
Children 12 and Under FREE
Season Pass (Unlimited Rides) $20
  • 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.
  • Once on the New York Waterway website, just register and then click on “Hudson River Ferries.” Pick your point of origin as BMB or Pier 6 and then the destination as Governors Island, and you can purchase your tickets.
  • 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.
  • There is no surcharge for bicycles on the Governors Island Ferry.

Manhattan Ferry Schedule

MONDAY-FRIDAY

Departs Manhattan

Departs GI

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

11:00 AM then every hour

11:30 AM then every hour

3:00 PM

3:30 PM

3:45 PM

4:00 PM

4:15 PM*

4:30 PM

5:00 PM
6:00 PM*

*Last Boat

SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Departs Manhattan

Departs GI

10:00 AM

10:30 AM

11:00 AM

11:30 AM

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

Every 30 Minutes

Every 30 Minutes

5:30 PM*

6:30 PM

7:00 PM*

*Last Boat

Brooklyn Ferry Schedule

SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MEMORIAL DAY AND LABOR DAY

Departs Brooklyn

Departs GI

11:00 AM

11:15 AM

11:30 AM

12:00 PM

Every Hour

Every Hour

5:30 PM*

7:00 PM*

*Last Boat

The East River Ferry also goes to and from Governors Island on Saturdays and Sundays for $6. For more information about East River Ferry visit http://eastriverferry.com.

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

M9, and M15

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

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