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East River Ferry

Brooklyn, NY
+1 800-533-3779
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Great Ride for Tourists

Everyone knows the Staten Island Ferry and it's a great deal. It's free after all and you get to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SanFranciscoGuy634
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Sarasota, Florida
Enjoyable way to get to Brooklyn from Manhattan!

We took the ferry from 34th Street to DUMBO and enjoyed the views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bi-coaster
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Florida
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wall street” (56 reviews)
“east river” (44 reviews)
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Brooklyn, NY
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+1 800-533-3779
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"wall street"
in 56 reviews
"east river"
in 44 reviews
"long island city"
in 14 reviews
"always on time"
in 5 reviews
"great alternative"
in 9 reviews
"chrysler building"
in 5 reviews
"united nations"
in 4 reviews
"midtown manhattan"
in 10 reviews
"new york"
in 28 reviews
"buy tickets"
in 7 reviews
"the financial district"
in 7 reviews
"sky line"
in 4 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 4 reviews
"walking the brooklyn bridge"
in 4 reviews
"governors island"
in 4 reviews
"statue of liberty"
in 11 reviews
"stops"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone knows the Staten Island Ferry and it's a great deal. It's free after all and you get to see the skyline of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty as you float along. The East River Ferry - and its sister lines - also is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the ferry from 34th Street to DUMBO and enjoyed the views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn skylines from the water. Ferry is comfortable and the ride was smooth. Interesting to see the mix of commuters and mothers and nannies with kids in strollers...More

Thank Bi-coaster
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Reviewed 1 week ago

WE have taken this ride a number of times from Brooklyn to the South Street Seaport terminal and it is a wonder to view all the concrete canyons and their uniquesness. Also provides opportunity to see the ever evolving landscape of the Brooklyn side of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the ferry, which travels regularly, over to the Manhattan area. Interesting shops in the immediate area on docking but you can soon head for Wall Street etc which isn't far at all. Having perhaps looked at Brooklyn Heights you could head for the...More

1  Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

it is a lot of fun to take the ferry from Wall Street to Brooklyn and on from there to the midtown stop. A good break during a walking tour It is well worth it. The ferry is inexpensive and you get a great view...More

1  Thank SylviaGardner
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We took the ferry from Manhattan to Brooklyn. It was well worth it. The ferry is inexpensive and you get a great view of the city from the river. It was well worth doing.

3  Thank Dajoma
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Most visitors rely on the subway or buses, but you can travel from Wall St to Brooklyn and up and down to many spots.

Thank David H
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Encountered the rudest woman ever working on the first box office window as you walked it , loud over bearing and rude she was working on 9th January at around 11.30 am - Midday. I went and asked her a question she was too busy...More

Thank iluvhollibobs
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We travelled from Staten Island to NYC to celebrate New year.. it was a very nice experience. We took some awesome pictures of NYC and the statue of liberty..

Thank Mightymike1966
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We stayed quite near the 34th Street Pier of the East River Ferry and found the ferry so handy and convenient and so much nicer and cleaner than the subway. $2.75 for a trip and we were able to visit so many of the touristy...More

1  Thank Kim G
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Janice M
18 January 2018|
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Response from AshTop6 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Janice, Yes - it's a 3 minute crossing.
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Sookyung J
23 September 2017|
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Response from Ray Q | Reviewed this property |
Yes, luggage is permitted, as long as you are respectful of other passengers and don't take up too much space. There are designated areas for parking strollers, and there is an additional fee for bringing a bicycle on board... More
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Merce70
18 July 2017|
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Response from Stephan G | Reviewed this property |
No service during the weekends... its actually not meant as a touristy transportation but to bring the workforce....
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