2019 Directions and Ferry Schedule Battery Maritime Building

The Battery Maritime Building is located at 10 South Street in downtown Manhattan, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry. There is NO PUBLIC PARKING at the Ferry Building.

Governors Island is open every day from May 1st through October 31st. The Island is open from 10:00AM to 6:00PM Monday - Thursday. The Island closes at 10:00PM on Friday and Saturday. The Island closes at 7:00PM on Sunday.

Passengers ride for free on Saturdays and Sundays before noon. Adult roundtrip fare is $3.00. Children under 12 ride for free and senior citizens’ fares are $1.00. IDNYC Holders, Military Personnel (former and active) and Governors Island Members ride for free. There is no surcharge for bicycles.

Ferry to Governor's Island


Tickets for Governors Island ferries can be most easily purchased in person during ferry hours at the ticket booths at Battery Maritime Building in Manhattan and Pier 6 in Brooklyn. There are often lines to board, so you should plan to arrive 10-15 minutes before your planned departure.