Travel and Directions

Getting to the Ferries

The Ferry at Battery Park | New York, NY

By Subway:
Local 1 (7th Avenue Line) to the last stop – South Ferry.
Express 4 or 5 (Lexington Avenue Line) to Bowling Green.
Local R/W train from Brooklyn/Queens (Broadway Line) to Whitehall Street.

By Bus:
M1, M6 or M15 to South Ferry (last stop).

By Car:
From the East Side take the FDR Drive South to Exit 1, South Ferry/Battery Park.
From the West Side take the Westside Highway South (Route 9A) to Battery Park.
NOTE: Street and private garage parking is limited in the Battery Park neighborhood.

The Ferry at Liberty State Park | Jersey City, NJ

By Car:
Take exit 14-B off the New Jersey Turnpike; follow signs to Liberty State Park.
Ample parking is available in Liberty State Park, for a nominal fee.

By Public Transportation:
Take the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) to the Liberty State Park Station; walk or bike one mile along Audrey Zapp Drive to the historic Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal in Liberty State Park.
The HBLR is accessible via PATH at the Hoboken Station or Newport (Jersey City) Station.

Are the ferries accessible?

All vessels are wheelchair accessible.
Authorized guide and service animals are welcome. All other pets are not allowed aboard Statue Cruises vessels or within the National Park.

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