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Staten Island Ferry: Tours & Tickets

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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...more
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4 South Street, New York City, NY 10004
Financial District
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Reviewed yesterday

Did this many many years ago and cost 50 cents, now free so a real tourist trap, especially when they regulate the return trips so you are stuck at the terminal on the other side, good for them, you have to spend money while you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AucklandDevon11
Reviewed yesterday

Took the free ferry from Manhattan to Staten Island and back. One must alight and board the next ferry for the return trip. Good views from the deck.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Yang Y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the free ferry to Staten Island and back, for the view of the Statue of Liberty. The ride was fine but the ferry was dirty.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank wvwfufan
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took the ferry, great way to see another view of the city as you leave the city and return once again. From the ferry I was able to see both the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bangor1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great view of lower manhanttan. High reccommend the ride . Its free !!! Statue of liberty not greatest view but good enough.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mollyktravels
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a FREE ferry ride that takes you right past the beautiful state of Liberty. We go each time we are in NYC with family.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Hmuehe
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great free way to see Statue of Liberty and New York skyline. Takes an hour round trip and you board in a massive group but it is a nice ride, especially if you need a calm activity.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 459lainet
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great way to get to the island many ferrys run on a regular basis safty is their priority impressed

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank justin19597777
Reviewed 5 days ago

Free ferry, and the best way to see SOL in my opinion. Great experience, and didn't feel crowded on the boat. Lots of opportunity for photo's. Can take the next ferry back right away to have this experience done in 1 hour.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DutchMachine
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were looking to do something on the last day of our NY vacation, so we decided to catch the ferry across to Staten Island. There were a lot of people waiting at the terminal, but surprisingly enough there was plenty of room for all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Karen C
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12 October 2019|
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Response from lisajames98 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the ferry runs 24/7 365 days a year
25 June 2019|
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Response from NorthStar732872 | Reviewed this property |
Just use the ferry and leave the car behind. There are buses nearby to use to travel further into Staten lsland. Have a nice trip!
3 April 2019|
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Response from Mazmannan | Reviewed this property |
In order to get unrestricted views, you should try and be on the top deck or by the side of the ferry.