2015 Directions and Ferry Schedule Battery Maritime Building
2015 OPERATING HOURS
Governors Island is open every day from May 23 through September 27. On weekdays, the Island is open from 10 AM to 6 PM. On weekends, Memorial Day and Labor Day, the Island is open from 10 AM to 7 PM.
The Island will be open on July 4th from 10 AM to 6 PM and is not open for fireworks viewing.
All weekday and weekend afternoon ferries from Brooklyn and Manhattan are $2 round trip for adults. Children under 12 ride for free at all times and senior citizens' fares are half price. Morning ferries (10 AM and 11 AM) on Saturdays and Sundays are free for all. There is no surcharge for bicycles.
EAST RIVER FERRY
Visitors can also take the East River Ferry service to Governors Island for $6. For a full schedule visit: www.eastriverferry.com
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
2, 3 to Wall Street (approximately 10-minute walk to Battery Maritime Building).
M6, M9, and M15
THERE IS NO PUBLIC PARKING at the Governors Island ferry building. There are several parking garages near the Battery Maritime Building for a paid fee. All visitors are encouraged to take public transportation
Directions to BROOKLYN FERRY: weekends
R to Court Street
4,5,2,3 to Borough Hall