All passengers must wear face coverings at all times within Staten Island Ferry terminals and aboard the ferry.
Lower Level Boarding closed. People using wheelchairs and people with bicycles must continue to board on the lower level, please enter near the security booth.
Staten Island Ferry terminal restrooms are open daily from 5am to 1am.
COVID-19 testing is offered at the St. George Ferry Terminal next to the North Shore Esplanade exit. Testing is available every day between 9am and 7pm, no appointment needed.
Effective November 1, 2021:
- Riders may NOT board the Staten Island Ferry with electric mopeds (electric motorcycles).
- Riders may transport e-bikes with pedals, but may NOT charge any e-transportation devices.
Stay Updated on the Ferry
Ferry ScheduleStaten Island Ferry schedule as of August 16, 2021
Please note: all schedules are subject to change without notice. For periods of reduced visibility or heavy weather, schedule may be adjusted.
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Holidays: The ferry operates on the weekend schedule in observance of the following holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Reasonable Accommodation Requests from the Public
NYC DOT’s policy is to comply with all applicable laws. This includes, but is not limited to, the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act.
Please submit your request online if you need assistance to take part in our programs or services. You may also reach out to the ADA Coordinator/Disability Service Facilitator:
|By mail:||Edmund Asiedu, ADA Coordinator & Disability Service Facilitator|
NYC Department of Transportation
55 Water Street, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10041
Title VI, Civil Rights, Discrimination Complaints
NYC DOT is committed to compliance with all Civil Rights regulations. Persons who believe they have been discriminated against (i.e. excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or access to, NYC DOT programs or services) on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or income status have the right to file a complaint. Discrimination complaints can be filed online or by mail. You may also contact 311. Your complaint must be submitted within 180 days of the alleged discrimination.
|To file a complaint by mail:||NYC Department of Transportation
Office of the Commissioner
Attn: Customer Complaint Representative
1 Ferry Terminal Drive
Staten Island, NY 10301