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NYC Ferry Services - Water Taxis

Listed below are some of the most popular New York City ferry services and water taxis for getting around on the water around Manhattan. Choices include East River and Hudson River ferry routes as well as others. Check with the ferry/taxi operator for additional information. The completeness and accuracy of our listings is not guaranteed.

Delta Baseball Ferry
Fee: free
Phone: 212-742-1969
Route: East River
Stops: Citi Field, Yankee Stadium, 34th Street, South Street Seaport
Info: The Delta Baseball Water Taxi departs Pier 17 (South Street Seaport) 90 minutes before scheduled game time. There is an additional stop at East 35th Street, departing 70 minutes before Mets game time and 60 minutes before Yankees game time. Fans are guaranteed to arrive at the dock at Yankee Stadium and the dock at World's Fair Marina next to Citi Field (both just a short walk to the Stadiums), 30 minutes before the first pitch. The home run? It's F-R-E-E. While on board, treat yourself to a Delta signature "Fly Ball" cocktail, cold beer, soft drinks and snacks.
East River Ferry
Fee: one way: from $4
Phone: 800-533-3779
Route: East River
Stops: 34th Street, Long Island City, Greenpoint, North Williamsburg, South Williamsburg, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 11 Wall Street, Pier 6 Atlantic Avenue, Governors Island
Info: NY Waterway's East River Ferry features frequent, reliable service that connects Manhattan with various destinations in Brooklyn, Queens and on Governor's Island. The robust nature of the service and the ever increasing popularity of Brooklyn and Long Island City makes this an attractive option for commuters, leisure travelers and tourists alike.
Governors Island Ferry
Fee: free
Phone: na
Route: Financial District/Brooklyn to Governors Island
Stops: Financial District, Brooklyn Pier 6 Atlantic Ave, Governors Island
Info: There are two Governors Island ferry services. The Manhattan Ferry offers free ferries running from Manhattan each Friday-Sunday and all Holiday Mondays. The Brooklyn Ferry offers free ferries running from Brooklyn Saturday-Sunday and all Holiday Mondays.
Hudson River Ferry
Fee: one way: from $6.50
Phone: 800-533-3779
Route: Hudson River
Stops: 44th Street, Hoboken, Jersey City, Pier 11 Wall Street
Info: NY Waterway has the largest ferry and excursion fleet in the NY Harbor, but it is still a family business with all the personal attention to service and amenities that it had when it was just Arthur's ferry. You are treated like family from the moment you step into our terminal. NY Waterway's Hudson River Ferry features frequent, reliable service that connects Mid-Town Manhattan with various destinations in New Jersey and Pier 11, Wall Street.
Ikea Water Taxi
Fee: one way: $5, weekends: free
Phone: 212-742-1969
Route: Pier 11 Wall St to Brooklyn
Stops: Red Hook, Pier 11 Wall Street
Info: New York Water Taxi runs a daily shuttle from Wall Street's Pier 11 in Manhattan to Brooklyn's Ikea superstore. Landing right at Ikea's own dock in Red Hook, the Ikea Express allows passengers a convenient way to shop - no cars, no trains, no costly taxis. Bring back as much shopping as will fit in your blue Ikea bag, or have your furniture delivered by Ikea.
New York Water Taxi
Fee: day pass: $25
Phone: 212-742-1969
Route: Hudson River
Stops: 44th Street, Pier 11 Wall Street, South Street Seaport
Info: New York Water Taxi provides a fast, comfortable commute, Hop-on/Hop-off routes that are convenient and fun for both locals and visitors, and tours of the city's famous harbor.
Fee: roundtrip: from $43
Phone: 800-262-8743
Route: East River
Stops: Yankee Stadium, Citi Field, 34th Street, Pier 11 Wall Street, Sandy Hook Beach
Info: Cruise your way to Lower and Midtown Manhattan on board one of SeaStreak’s luxurious catamarans. SeaStreak provides daily year-round ferry services from Atlantic Highlands and Conners, Highlands, NJ to Pier 11 Wall Street, East 35th Street and the World Financial Center in New York City. Offering indoor and outdoor seating, full service bar, rest rooms and complimentary parking, SeaStreak fast passenger catamarans provide the most civilized commute to New York City!

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