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Staten Island Ferry

4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004
+1 212-839-3061
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The Ferry operates between the St. George Ferry Terminal on Staten Island and the Whitehall Terminal in Lower Manhattan. The trip is about 25 minutes long. The Ferry is free. The St. George Terminal is located at 1 Bay Street, Staten Island. The Whitehall Terminal is located at 4 South Street, Manhattan. Passengers using wheelchairs are encouraged to use lower-level boarding at both the Whitehall and St. George Terminals. All passengers are required to comply with applicable U.S. Coast Guard Security Regulations regardless of which level they board from. The Staten Island Ferry does not carry cars.
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4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004
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Reviewed yesterday

Love love love the Staten Island Ferry. Free service. Goes right by the Statue of Liberty. Just do the return trip. Takes no time at all and you get the best skyline view of Manhattan.

Thank Marilee P
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Reviewed yesterday

Can't quite get my head around this excellent service. A large clean ferry terminal at either end with a few retail, mainly reasonably priced food outlets, plenty of clean toilets with hot water and toilet paper (free - such a luxury in a city), plenty...More

Thank MumsDayOff
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Reviewed yesterday

This is always rated as the best travel bargain in NYC because it's free! But it is also a great ride, especially in the summer if you're on one of the open decks. You can grab a snack -- or a beer -- and just...More

Thank Delia P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Alot of ppl, free ferry. But go to the island, instead of returning right away. Theres a gorgeous monument for 911 on the beach boulevard!

Thank ville m
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Reviewed yesterday

You start by going to Battery Park and looking at the Statue of Liberty, a mile and a half away. Almost everyone who does this wants a closer look, but unless you're one of the 300 people per day who are allowed up inside the...More

Thank Macossay
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hands down the best way to enjoy the NYC harbor without spending a dime!! Whaaaattt....Free??? Yes...entirely. So - do this: Look online for the time of Sunset in NYC during your visit. Schedule you SI Ferry Ride so that you are heading BACK to Manhattan...More

Thank Andrew G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service and place for a relaxing trip on the water and past the Statue of Liberty oh yeah and like everyone says it’s also free. Well done New York also one of the cleanest safest Cities I’ve been to

Thank whatyaseeiswhatyaget
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Staten Island Ferry is free – hooray! It is a great way to get a wonderful view of the 5+ miles in New York Harbor between the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Staten Island. The ferry operates 24 hours a day, 7...More

Thank Maggi713
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great way to see the Statue of Liberty and also to get a lovely view of the Manhattan skyline and it's a totally free service! I believe the ferry operates every 30 minutes.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This very good ferry to reach staten island.The ferry service to island to is remarkable.I have traveled with this ferry.This is very good ship is going to island without any cost.I like it .

Thank RajnishKumar
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angiegladden
5 February 2018|
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Not to sure about the lower level, but you can definitely access the middle deck and there’s plenty of space and seats for any wheelchair user to view the statue or move around the deck!
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MCKD20
31 January 2018|
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Response from vimalp p | Reviewed this property |
yeah should b fine
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Zoe G
29 January 2018|
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Response from MarkW55 | Reviewed this property |
As others have mentioned, it's the Whitehall Ferry Terminal, New Yorkers sometimes call it South Ferry. The orange or yellow ferries run on a frequent schedule and, with no ticket to buy, boarding is fast. Pick a seat which... More
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