Ferry service resumes when Governors Island opens for the public access season on May 1. For more information on the 2019 season ferry schedule, see our recent season announcement.

Ferry Schedules

Manhattan
Monday-Friday

From Manhattan

From Governors Island

  • 10:00am
  • 11:00am
  • 12:00pm
  • 1:00pm
  • 2:00pm
  • 3:00pm
  • 3:45pm
  • 4:15pm
  • 10:30am
  • 11:30am
  • 12:30pm
  • 1:30pm
  • 2:30pm
  • 3:30pm
  • 4:00pm
  • 4:30pm
  • 5:00pm
  • 6:00pm
Saturday-Sunday

From Manhattan

From Governors Island

  • 10:00am
  • 11:00am
  • 11:30am
  • 12:00pm
  • 12:30pm
  • 1:00pm
  • 1:30pm
  • 2:00pm
  • 2:30pm
  • 3:00pm
  • 3:30pm
  • 4:00pm
  • 4:30pm
  • 5:00pm
  • 5:30pm
  • 10:30am
  • 11:30am
  • 12:00pm
  • 12:30pm
  • 1:00pm
  • 1:30pm
  • 2:00pm
  • 2:30pm
  • 3:00pm
  • 3:30pm
  • 4:00pm
  • 4:30pm
  • 5:30pm
  • 6:00pm
  • 6:30pm
  • 7:00pm

Battery Maritime Building

10 South Street

Subway

  • South Ferry
  • Bowling Green
  • Whitehall Street

Bus

M9, M15
Brooklyn
Monday-Friday
No ferries to Governors Island from Brooklyn on weekdays
Saturday-Sunday

From Brooklyn

From Governors Island

  • 11:00am
  • 11:30am
  • 12:30pm
  • 1:30pm
  • 2:30pm
  • 3:30pm
  • 4:30pm
  • 5:30pm
  • 11:15am
  • 12:00pm
  • 1:00pm
  • 2:00pm
  • 3:00pm
  • 4:00pm
  • 5:00pm
  • 6:00pm
  • 7:00pm

Pier 6

Atlantic Avenue and Brooklyn Bridge Park Greenway

Subway

  • Borough Hall
  • Court Street

Bus

B63

Fares

Round Trip

Adults and children 12 and over

$3
Round Trip

Senior citizens

$1

Children under 12

Free

IDNYC holders

Free

Military personnel (former and active)

Free

Governors Island members

Free

Free Rides

Passengers ride free on Saturdays and Sundays before noon.


There is no surcharge for bicycles at any time. Space for bikes and strollers is limited, and they will be allowed on each ferry on a first-come, first-served basis.
All ferries are wheelchair accessible.

Tickets for Governors Island ferries can be most easily purchased in person during ferry hours at the ticket booths at Battery Maritime Building in Manhattan and Pier 6 in Brooklyn. There are often lines to board, so you should plan to arrive 10-15 minutes before your planned departure.

Group Visits

Groups of 20 or more people visiting Governors Island together, including adults and children, are requested to register their visit. Email us at groupvisits@govisland.org to register.

NYC Ferry to Governors Island

Please note that weekend NYC Ferry service to Governors Island will begin May 25, 2019. For more information visit ferry.nyc.