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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 today

This is the way to see Yankee Rose ( Statue Of Liberty) get a handle on the magnitude of New York . Drink in the awe of the Apple and it is FREE! My mum was right ? The simple things in life are often...More

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were very unlucky with the weather when we visited New York as it was raining most of the time. A guide told us that he wouldn’t recommend to visit the Statue of Liberty if it was raining and cold cause there are not covered...More

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Reviewed today

We took the staten island ferry as its a free ride to see the statue of liberty, only took about 20 mins, you have to get off at staten island and we just caught the next ferry back

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A free trip to Staten Island was enjoyable, the weather was very good and we stood on the right side of the boat so took pictures of the statue of Liberty. Was a fun experience.

Thank Michael v
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Reviewed today

dont be put off bu the queue, the ferry is very big and takes hundreds of people- sitting and standing areas and very well organised- nice free way of seeing the Empire State Building and not to bad a food court the other end

Thank 40cal40
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want to see the Statue of Liberty without needing to pay for a tour or you just get an amazing view of Manhattan, get on the Staten Island Ferry! You will be with a lot of regular commuters and tourists alike. We went...More

Thank 3musketeersfrommla
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Reviewed yesterday

We took this ferry to see the Statue of Liberty as we couldn't make up our mind if we wanted to go see the place up close or not. This ferry ride ended up being great for us, as it provided some amazing skyline views...More

Thank bellaa07
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Liberty statue tours are many, ferry tours to elli’s island tour private ferry tours, heli tours, but the staten island tour is a ferry running 24 hrs and free of cost. Close to 20000 people travel per trip in both upper and lower decks adequate...More

Thank chirravur P
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Reviewed yesterday

When i take the ferry i always feel sort of free, away from the busy and bustling city. Aldo it can be busy on the boat i do love this free ride.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s free, runs 24/7. Amazing! Great to see the Statue of Liberty and an excellent view of lower Manhattan as well. We went on a return trip in about 1 hour and we really enjoyed it

Thank Sandra K
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jess c
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Response from O2555VVmichaels | Reviewed this property |
Given the parking problems throughout the area I would suggest using public transportation as much as possible. Parking is very expensive if available at all. In the city, I'd suggest one of the tour bus lines like Grey... More
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We stayed in times sq and dot the subway to the ferry terminal I can’t remember the name of the station we departed subway at but I’m sure if u ask anyone they will advise it was really easy to get there and as soon as u get... More
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