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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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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“statue of liberty” (7,543 reviews)
“free ride” (733 reviews)
“manhattan skyline” (1,094 reviews)
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4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004
Financial District
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+1 212-839-3061
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Reviewed today via mobile

A must for a few pictures of the city from a different perspective...& its free!! We took it across to Staten then got straight back on.

Thank Deborah M
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Reviewed today via mobile

The Staten Is. Ferry is free to everyone. It’s leaves every 30minutes. A great, free way to see the Statue of Liberty. We did it to experience the public transport. Once getting to Staten Is. you must depart, but you can go straight to the...More

Thank Jayden H
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Reviewed today

This free boat ride is a great way to see the Statue of Liberty and the skylines of Manhattan and Jersey City from the water.

Thank Chrissy D
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Reviewed yesterday

Talked advantage of a free boat ride and drive by view of Lady Liberty. Bathrooms and snacks on board. Great kid entertainment for FREE!,

Thank poipoi29494
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The ferry is a super way to see Manhattan skyline and Statue of Liberty. The ferry is free! It departs regularly (every 30 min when we were there) and it was plenty of room.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A friend from back home and I flew to New York City to meet up with a mutual friend from Liverpool who was spending some vacation time in the States. I was tasked with the agenda for the day, which I never mind, except when...More

Thank Iheartpau
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A trip on the Staten Island ferry offers an extraordinary view of the New York Harbor, lower Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. It is well worth the one hour round trip.

1  Thank bhawk12018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is definitely a hidden gem that all New Yorkers as well as tourist should partake in. First off, it may be the only free thing that New York offers!! It runs 24/7 on the half hour from Manhattan to Staten Island, passing the famed...More

2  Thank Neal F
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great way to see Statue of Liberty for free. 25min ferry ride to Staten island and can jump off the South Ferry station subway onto the Ferry. Big crowds but close to Liberty island to get good pics and pics of Manhattan as well. Can...More

Thank Stuart F
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I believe the views of the city on this ferry were the best I’ve seen in my five times I’ve visited NYC. I couldn’t believe the added bonus that it was also free and a great way to get from the city out to another...More

1  Thank Niamhyosa
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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
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skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
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wink701
7 July 2018|
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Response from Jennifer A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Staten Island has some of the most amazing restaurants in NYC without the hefty prices! There are plenty of restaurants in walking distance from the ferry, but my favorite is Beso.
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Heather D
21 June 2018|
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Response from Gerry M | Reviewed this property |
Half an hour each way. Great photo op trip.
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The3M's
27 May 2018|
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Response from Gerry M | Reviewed this property |
Q up and walk on!
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