2013 Directions and Ferry Schedule Battery Maritime Building
Governors Island is open every Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Mondays from May 26, 2012 through September 30, 2012.
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
2013 MANHATTAN FERRY
Free ferries run from Manhattan Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Mondays (Memorial Day and Labor Day).
Sat-Sun & Holiday Mondays: Ferries leave at 10 AM, 11 AM and then every half hour until 5:30 PM. Ferries return to Manhattan at 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM and then every half hour until 7 PM.
2013 BROOKLYN FERRY
Free ferries run from Brooklyn Saturday-Sunday and all Holiday Mondays.
Ferries run continuously, approximately every 10 minutes, beginning at 11 AM. Ferries run from 11 AM to 5:10 PM. The last ferry returns to Brooklyn at 7 PM.
Directions to the Battery Maritime Building
The Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower Manhattan. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows:
1 to South Ferry station
4, 5 to Bowling Green station
R to Whitehall St. station
M1 (weekdays only), M6, M9, and M15
There is no public parking at the Governors Island ferry building. There is garage parking across the street from the Battery Maritime Building for a fee
Directions to Gov's Island Brooklyn Ferry
The free ferry from Brooklyn leaves from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, located at the foot of Atlantic Avenue (corner of Columbia Street):
2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall
A,C,F to Jay St./Borough Hall
R to Court Street
B63 to the terminus of Atlantic Avenue (at Columbia Street)
East River Ferry Service
Visitors can take NY Waterway's East River Ferry to Governors Island from Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan on Saturdays and Sundays. For NY Waterway routes and ferry schedules click here