Transportation

Ferries

You may find information on the companies that provide ferry service to locations throughout the metropolitan area below.

All ferries are wheelchair accessible and service dogs are permitted.


New York City Ferry

NYC Ferry provides New Yorkers a dependable and accessible way to commute and connect in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx along the East River. The state-of-the-art vessels offer comfortable conveniences including charging stations, Wi-Fi and concessions - and they're the same price as a subway ride.

New York City Ferry Website

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New York Waterway

New York Waterway Operates ferry routes to locations including Manhattan, New Jersey, Queens, and Yankee Stadium.

Phone: 1-800-533-3779

New York Waterway Website

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Sea Streak and New York Fast Ferry

Operates ferry routes from Central New Jersey to Manhattan, from Atlantic Highlands and Conners, Highlands in Monmouth County, NJ to Pier 11 (Wall Street) in Downtown Manhattan and E. 35th St. in Midtown Manhattan and service from New Bedford, MA to Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven in Martha's Vineyard. SeaStreak also provides shuttle service to the World Financial Center from Pier 11. Each ferry has an accessible entrance and restroom.

Phone: 800-262-8743

Sea Streak Ferries Website

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Staten Island Ferry

The Staten Island Ferry is a passenger ferry route operated by the New York City Department of Transportation. The ferry's single route runs 5.2 miles through New York Harbor between the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Staten Island, with ferry boats making the trip in approximately 25 minutes.

Both terminals (Manhattan and Staten Island) are equipped with escalators and elevators and operate within ADA guidelines. Passengers who use wheelchairs or other mobility devices can board at both levels 24/7 without the need for prior documentation. For those passengers not using wheelchairs or other mobility devices, authorization to board on the lower level during hours when lower level boarding is closed to the general public will only be issued with proper supporting documentation. For further information, please call 212-839-3061, Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, all other times please dial 311. You may also email your request and documentation to ferryaccessrequest@dot.nyc.gov. Please allow 3 to 5 business days for processing.

Staten Island Ferry DOT Website

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