New York Water Taxi

New York Water Taxi - Pier 11, Slip A

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Financial District, New York
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  • The N.
    "IKEA ferry from Pier"(4 Tips)
    Eliane v.
    "Brooklyn and the New York harbor."(2 Tips)
    Ellie L.
    "great view of the city and statue of liberty especially at sunset."(2 Tips)
    Teresa L.
    "Free ferry on weekends!"(2 Tips)
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  • Jaa Oraya
    Jaa OrayaSeptember 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    From Pier 11 to IKEA, sit on the right side to see the Statue of Liberty. Come before departure time as the line is usually long on weekends and they allow a limited number of ppl on board
  • Nina L.
    Nina LoSchiavoJune 9, 2013
    If you're easily seasick this tiny boat will knock you around. Take the 4/5/6 to Borough Hall and then the nearby shuttle to IKEA plaza. Will run you the same time or shorter for the same price.
  • Eliane v.
    Eliane vdBApril 27, 2013
    The cheapest way to get the best views of downtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and the New York harbor.
  • Ellie L.
    Ellie LeeMarch 26, 2010
    On a nice day, take the water taxi from Pier 11 to Ikea, you'll have a great view of the city and statue of liberty especially at sunset. Then eat some swedish meatballs and lingonberry juice at Ikea!
  • Courtney O.
    Courtney O'ConnellNovember 11, 2012
    If the captain/security guard thinks your merch is too large, then you're not allowed on. It's completely dependent upon the captain. IKEA should adopt the rule 'If you can carry it, you can ride.'
  • Giselle A.
    Giselle AbinaderFebruary 25, 2011
    If you take the water taxi to ikea on a weekday, the trip is $5 each way... Unless you spend $10 at the store. Then you ride for free!
  • The N.
    The NannerpussMay 24, 2010
    For a great view of Manhattan and Brooklyn and a fun boating trip, take the IKEA ferry from Pier 11 for $5 (redeemable as a coupon @ IKEA and if you spend ~$10/person, free trip back!)!
  • Christina C.
    Christina CiprianoJune 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome way to get out on the water & remind yourself of how lucky you are to be in NYC! Plus...free on the weekends?! Amazing.
  • Nabeel
    NabeelAugust 14, 2011
    If you ride on the top deck, sit at the back so you can have a better view of New York harbor
  • Seven of 9.
    Seven of 9December 2, 2012
    The Ikea ferry from Wall Street to Red Hook is free on the weekends and only $5 Mon-Fri.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PhillipsSeptember 4, 2011
    So many tourists stuff the boat, making a long wait. I see the appeal but I just want to buy my Omar and Komolement and get outta Dodge.
  • Doris H.
    Doris HuJune 14, 2015
    For the free ferry ride, come at least 20 minutes early or you'll have to wait 30+ minutes for the next ferry.
  • Whitney F.
    Whitney FJuly 10, 2012
    On weekends, there is a ferry that comes every 20 minutes. Ignore the signs that sat every 4
  • Madame L.
    Madame LoloJanuary 27, 2010
    This is good stuff to do if you have tourists visiting nyc, take the Ikea ferry at Pier 11 and you'll get a view of this amazing island we leave on
  • JoJo D.
    JoJo DemirelAugust 29, 2012
    From Red Hook to the East River Esplanade park for lunch. Bliss.
  • Sharon J.
    Sharon JamilkowskiMarch 4, 2013
    Here's the winter 2012-13 schedule.
  • MtoM
    MtoMAugust 1, 2013
    You can buy a ticket on the boat without penalty. sshh....
  • Michael C.
    Michael CabaneroJune 25, 2011
    Check their website for departure and arrival schedules
  • Alexandra C.
    Don't be an idiot, if you're going to go on a wknd, get here early.
  • JoJo D.
    JoJo DemirelMay 6, 2012
    Free IKEA water taxi on the weekends!
  • Sharon J.
    Sharon JamilkowskiAugust 26, 2013
    Summer 2013 schedule
  • M W.
    M WDecember 2, 2011
    Water taxi times. Enjoy. ;)
  • Ryan G.
    Ryan GravenerMarch 22, 2014
    Free on weekends
  • Sarah L.
    Sarah LishinJanuary 21, 2013
    Free on the weekends!
  • Justin W.
    Justin WilliamsFebruary 2, 2014
    Free at weekends!
  • Gene S.
    Gene SuperMay 20, 2012
    Free Ikea ferry to Red Hook
  • Tomer B.
    Tomer BFebruary 10, 2010
    There is a Hugh fairway next door to ikea, worth checking out
  • Teresa L.
    Teresa LeeJuly 24, 2011
    Free ferry on weekends!
  • Theresa E.
    Theresa EnkJuly 24, 2011
    Should've checked the schedule.... :)
  • Matthew H.
    Matthew HurstJanuary 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Round trip is free coming from Ikea on weekends
  • Seamus C.
    Seamus CondronMarch 9, 2013
    Every 20 minutes my ass.
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