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• New York Waterway
800-53-FERRY
Visitors can select from sightseeing cruises around the island that last from 90 minutes to whole weekends, and can include dance parties, fall foliage tours up the Hudson River, and combination packages with famous landmarks. Prices start at $17.
Sightseeing Cruises
Baseball Ferries (To Yankee and Shea Stadiums)

• New York Water Taxi
212-742-1969
The New York Water Taxi Company operates six of these speedsters, which make a dozen-odd stops in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens (plus commuter service to Jersey City). For visitors, $20 buys two consecutive days of hop-on, hop-off fun, offering some spectacular photo ops and a safe, swift way to get around the metropolis. Locals can enjoy one-way tickets, 10-trip booklets, and monthly passes.
Schedules and Maps
Tickets and Fares

• Staten Island Ferry
Why pay for fantastic views of the New York City when you can get them for free? Departing every hour or half hour (depending on the day and time) the 25 minute Staten Island Ferry ride offers waterside views of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty for no cost to pedestrians.
Weekday Schedule
Weekend Schedule
Fare Information