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Governors Island

Please note that the South Brooklyn route does not stop at Governors Island on peak, summer weekends.

 

How to Get to Governors Island

 

Via NYC Ferry:

  • Weekdays and off-peak weekends (all year): Take the South Brooklyn route. For schedules, click here. Please note that the South Brooklyn route does not stop at Governors Island on peak, summer weekends.
  • Weekends and holidays from May 23 – September 5, 2022: Take the NYC Ferry shuttle from Pier 11. Riders may transfer to this shuttle for free from any other NYC Ferry route.
  • To view the NYC Ferry map, click here.

Via Trust for Governors Island Ferry Service:

  • Summer weekends (Brooklyn): NYC Ferry riders may transfer for free from the South Brooklyn NYC Ferry route to the Trust for Governors Island shuttle at either Red Hook or Atlantic Avenue. For riders opting to transfer in Brooklyn who use the NYC Ferry app, show your active ticket to the Governors Island ticket agents. For riders using paper NYC Ferry tickets, give your NYC Ferry ticket to the Governors Island ticket agent. For Brooklyn shuttle schedules, click herePlease note: for NYC Ferry riders transferring to the Trust for Governors Island service, the service is mostly filled with reservation tickets and walk-up capacity is limited.
  • All times (Manhattan): The Trust for Governors Island offers ferry service from Battery Maritime Building in Manhattan all-year long. This is a separate service from NYC Ferry. You can view their schedules and reserve tickets by clicking here.

Know Before You Go

  • Masks are required to board and while inside main cabin except for brief periods while eating, drinking, or taking oral medications.
  • Riders leaving Governors Island via NYC Ferry must have a ticket to board and must be in line by 5:00 PM. Do not wait for the last ferry – space is not guaranteed.
  • NYC Ferry tickets are $2.75 or by free transfer from any NYC Ferry route. All visitors who arrive at Governors Island by NYC Ferry are strongly encouraged to depart using NYC Ferry as the Governors Island provided ferry services operate with a reservation ticketing system and walk-up tickets are not guaranteed.

Governors Island

  • Pier 11
  • 8min
  • Governors Island (Seasonal Weekends Only)

Approximate Total Time 8min

Pier 11
Governors Island Shuttle Schedule
*Supplemental vessels and departures may be added as demand necessitates.

Weekdays

Weekday Schedule for governors island ferry route.
DepartingArriving
Pier 11Governors Island
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Off-Season Off-Season
Pier 11
Governors Island Shuttle Schedule
*Supplemental vessels and departures may be added as demand necessitates.

Weekend

Weekend Schedule for governors island ferry route
DepartingArriving
Wall St. /Pier 11Governors Island
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10:04 AM10:12 AM
10:34 AM10:42 AM
11:04 AM11:12 AM
11:44 AM11:42 AM
12:04 PM12:12 PM
12:34 PM12:42 PM
1:04 PM1:12 PM
1:34 PM1:42 PM
2:04 PM2:12 PM
2:34 PM2:42 PM
3:04 PM3:12 PM
3:34 PM3:42 PM
4:04 PM4:12 PM
4:34 PM4:42 PM
5:04 PM5:12 PM
5:34 PM5:42 PM

Weekdays

Weekday Schedule for governors island ferry route
DepartingArriving
Governors IslandPier 11
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Off-Season Off-Season
Pier 11
Governors Island Shuttle Schedule
*Supplemental vessels and departures may be added as demand necessitates.

Weekend

Weekend Schedule for governors island ferry route
DepartingArriving
Governors IslandWall St./ Pier 11
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10:19 AM10:26 AM
10:49 AM10:56 AM
11:19 AM11:26 AM
11:49 AM11:56 AM
12:19 PM12:26 PM
12:49 PM12:56 PM
1:19 PM1:26 PM
1:49 PM1:56 PM
2:19 PM2:26 PM
2:49 PM2:56 PM
3:19 PM3:26 PM
3:49 PM3:56 PM
4:19 PM4:26 PM
4:49 PM4:56 PM
5:19 PM5:26 PM
5:49 PM5:56 PM

Legend

Legend for route info map
Symbol Description
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Planned Route
Approximate Travel (min)
Ferry Landing

Landings

Landing for route info map
Landing Address Landing Map
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Pier 11
Gouverneur Lane at South Street, F.D.R. Drive
Manhattan, NY 10005
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Governors Island (Seasonal Weekends Only)
Hay Road
New York, NY 10004 (Governors Island Ferry)
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  • Pier 11
  • Governors Island (Seasonal Weekends Only)

Pier 11

Gouverneur Lane at South Street, F.D.R. Drive
Manhattan, NY 10005 View on Map

Ticket Office Hours

M-F: 5am – 8am, 11:30am – 9pm
Sat/Sun: 8am – 8pm

Landing Features

  • Bike Racks
  • Covered Waiting Area

Transportation Options

Bus

M15, QM7, QM8, X8, and X14 lines available between Water and Wall Streets
Free Downtown Red Bus Connector shuttle available at Water and Wall Streets

Train

1 train at South Ferry between Whitehall and South Streets
2 and 3 trains available between Pine and William Streets
J and Z train available between Broad Street and Exchange Place

Bike

Citibike stations available at the following locations:

  • Pier 11 Ferry Terminal at South Street and Gouverneur Lane
  • Pine and Front Streets
  • Old Slip and Front Street
  • Hanover Square and Pearl Street

Governors Island (Seasonal Weekends Only)

Hay Road
New York, NY 10004 (Governors Island Ferry) View on Map

Transportation Options

Bike

Citibike

  • Soissons Landing
  • Yankee Ferry Terminal

All Routes Feature

Temperature Controlled
Onboard Refreshments

Giving Back

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