Battery Park Ferry Terminal

Local nameBattery Park Ferry Terminal
LocationNew York City, USA

Many a traveller’s journey to seeing the Statue of Liberty starts here, by boarding this ferry. The ferry, which departs from the Battery Park Ferry Terminal, operates daily. It is not the only public transport vehicle you can get on here, though. Various other sightseeing boats and water taxis stop at the port, too, heading to various other places in New York.

The Ferry only opened in 2009 to replace an older terminal from the 1990s. It is the only place to board the Ellis Island boat in New York, the second dock is located in New Jersey. Both are operated by Statue Cruises company.

Before visiting, keep in mind that it may be closed due to weather. Consult the official website and weather reports before taking the trip. Also, remember not to book tickets last minute. Due to the popularity of the Statue, they are often sold out as early as 3 months ahead of time.

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Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island: 3-Hour Visit by Ferry

Opening hours

The ferry to the island runs daily from 8:30 am to 4 pm in summer (5 pm in winter). Final departure from Ellis Island is at 7 pm in summer (6pm in winter).

Departure times are subject to change. For further information, please visit the official website.

Ellis Island begins closing 30 minutes prior to the final departure.

Closed on Dec 25.

Admission

General admission:
Adults: $18.50
Seniors (62+): $14
Children (4 - 12): $9
Children (0 - 3): free

Crown Ticket:
Adults: $21.50
Seniors (62+): $17
Children (4 - 12): $12
Children (0 - 3): free

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battery_Park_City_Ferry_Terminal

Official website http://www.statuecruises.com/

Twitter https://twitter.com/statuecruises

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/statuecruises

Email info@statuecruises.com

Phone +1 877 523 9849

Address 17 State Street, New York 10004, USA

Coordinates 40°42'11.64" N -74°1'2.528" E

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