Staten Island Ferry - Whitehall Terminal

4 South St (South Ferry), New York, NY 10004, United States

The City of New York has operated the Staten Island Ferry since 1905. It is one of the world’s busiest ferry routes, carrying over 20 million passengers a year; rivaled only by Star Ferry in Hong Kong.

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    Take the ferry to get a free view on manhattan and Lady Liberty.(9 Tips)
    Jamie D.
    The best way to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island(6 Tips)
    Stacy M.
    Enjoy the view and then visit the vintage shops and Snug Harbor(59 Tips)
    James W.
    Buy 2 pretzel products get a free lemonade(7 Tips)
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  • Andres

    Free ride for a great view of southern Manhattan and the statue of the liberty

    Andres · March 28
  • YE JI L.

    자유의 여신상 보러 갑니다용

    YE JI Lee · March 24
  • Rodrigo A.

    Scenic views

    Rodrigo Artavia · March 17
  • William C.

    Free WiFi!

    William Conyers · March 10
  • Chris N.

    Right by Battery Park. Ferry is other side of the park.

    Chris Nixon · March 8
  • Lena

    Бесплатный паром,который ходит каждые пол часа!)Лучшие снимки по пути на другой остров.

    Lena · March 2
  • Mike M.

    Trust me. Take the ferry, drink a few beers (best happy hour deals in all of NYC) and enjoy the sights.

    Mike M. · February 28
  • Ernest B.

    Tons of discoveries

    Ernest Barteldes · February 13
  • Annie A.

    You can drink on it and it's free.... If only they could run the subway system this well...

    Annie Alfstad · February 11
  • Kamsicle

    Great views of miss liberty and city. Free too

    Kamsicle · February 7
  • Nataliya O.

    И статуя Свободы!

    Nataliya Osadchuk · January 15
  • Neha S.

    Its a pretty comfortable ferry and taking it after a good walk across NY helps you relax. You get to see the NY skyline and also the statue of liberty from the side decks of this ferry.

    Neha Singhal · January 12
  • Alan-Arthur A.

    Everything inside is overpriced and a tourist trap eat at the Halal stand at the end of the outdoor plaza.

    Alan-Arthur Aurelia · January 5
  • Jevgenia M.

    there are few types of ferry ships, some allow access to upper deck, some don't.

    Jevgenia M · January 1
  • Lamont L.

    Great views for free... get in and out of the city easy.

    Lamont Lewis · December 29, 2014
  • Jamie D.

    The best way to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

    Jamie Dumbill · December 28, 2014
  • Zoe

    One of the most known free tourist attraction!

    Zoe · December 27, 2014
  • Sofia U.

    Always a good idea! Beware of people offering you trips for 💲💲💲, just keep walking

    Sofia Uz · December 22, 2014
  • Kristin M.

    You can't get much better than free! And they views are well worth the ride.

    Kristin Musgrove · December 17, 2014
  • Ricardo B.

    Tem uma linda vista de Nova Iorque e da Estátua da Liberdade!

    Ricardo Barbosa · December 14, 2014
  • Melody G.

    The best and free of care view of NYC and the statue of liberty

    Melody Gambino · December 10, 2014
  • Ivan S.

    Правильная сторона при отправлении из НЙ — правая. На левой даже окна не моют.

    Ivan Smirnov · December 9, 2014
  • Sílvio L.

    Um dos melhores passeios. $18 com direito ao fone de ouvido falando da estátua e sua construção. Aproveite para as ótimas fotos da ilha de Manhattan.

    Sílvio Lemos · November 30, 2014
  • Alejandro

    Decen que no es necesario ir hasta la isla de la estatua de la libertad u pueden tomar el ferry a Staten Island. El ferry pasa muy lejos de la estatua y la contraLuz no deja tomar buenas fotos

    Alejandro · November 26, 2014
  • Yare C.

    Una hermosa vista.

    Yare Carrera · November 18, 2014
  • Spotlight

    Stay at the upper deck on the right back corner to have the best views of NY skyline and the liberty statue ...

    Spotlight · November 17, 2014
  • Berenice F.

    Passeio grátis e maravilhoso....

    Berenice Faza · November 12, 2014
  • Dainis

    It's free and departuring 24/7. Offer scenic views to the city and Statue of Liberty as well.

    Dainis · November 9, 2014
  • Olesya

    Обязательная программа для туриста, который не хочет платить за кораблик к статуе свободы,в хорошую погоду приятно и просто покататься👍да и вид на статую со стороны дает представить первых мигрантов

    Olesya · November 6, 2014
  • Alan x.

    GRATIS!!! Dura 25 minutos y tienes muy buenas vistas, incluyendo la estatua de la libertad. Al bajar del ferry pueden ver el pequeño memorial del 9/11 a 3 minutos de la estación.

    Alan x el mundo · November 5, 2014
  • Oytun P.

    Aferin. Özgürlük heykelini dw gördük. Boyumuz da uzadı. Hadi geri basın gari.

    Oytun PINAR · November 3, 2014
  • Uiru

    The Pretzel pizza pepperoni is yummy

    Uiru · November 2, 2014
  • Fluying

    You don't need to push or make long lines. The ferry is very big with plenty of space for everyone. In every floor there is space for good photos of the Statue of Liberty.

    Fluying · October 29, 2014
  • Chet M.

    Free boat ride.

    Chet Mancini · October 27, 2014
  • Natalia K.

    Говорят, что с парома на Staten Island самый лучший вид на город. Если вы плавали к Статуе Свободы, то вид точно такой же. А ночной вид, на мой взгляд, гораздо лучше с набережной Бруклина))

    Natalia Krestyaninova · October 22, 2014
  • Hizay C.

    You can take the FREE FERRY at 1 train final destination upstairs the station and watch a beautiful view of the hole city and Lady Liberty

    Hizay C. De la Rocha · October 20, 2014
  • Douglas S.

    To get nice photos of the statue, go upstairs and then to the right side of the ferry. But you can easily change the side through the trip .

    Douglas Souza · October 19, 2014
  • Abigail A.

    Clean and free!

    Abigail Argersinger · October 13, 2014
  • Kimmie O.

    Transfer to the M15

    Kimmie Ohh · October 12, 2014
  • Kimmie O.

    Take the R to Whitehall

    Kimmie Ohh · October 12, 2014
  • Janieli R.

    Mira la estatua de la libertad y de regreso el hermoso Manhattan frente a ti. Es gratis!

    Janieli RaLu · October 11, 2014
  • Fluying

    Es gratis. El viaje brinda excelentes vistas de los rascacielos de Mahattan, la estatua de la libertad, Ellis island y el puente Verrazano. Esta disponible los 365 días del año y dura 25 minutos.

    Fluying · October 10, 2014
  • Daniel P.

    A great way to see the Statue of Liberty without the lines. Avoid peak hour and join the line but don't worry, the ferry holds heaps! Get a seat by a window that opens and enjoy the ride.

    Daniel Porter · October 7, 2014
  • Alvaro L.

    Para pegar o Ferry para NJ

    Alvaro Lassance · October 7, 2014
  • Simar S.

    A great way to see the Statue of Liberty for free. Be on the right side on the upper deck to get a vantage point. Prefer standings if you need to click pictures like me.

    Simar Singh · October 6, 2014
  • Richmond H.

    Moving & grooving

    Richmond Hood Company · September 26, 2014
  • Alex O.

    Бесплатная возможность увидеть бизнес квартал и статую свободы!!!

    Alex Ostroushko · September 24, 2014
  • Chris C.

    Statue of Liberty

    Chris Chung Chee Hoe · September 21, 2014
  • Gena M.

    When you get to Staten Island, don't get right back on the boat! Stop by SI Arts' Culture Lounge - check out their rotating exhibit space and pick up a locally made gift from their artist market.

    Gena M · September 16, 2014
  • Chris A.

    This place needs a bar!

    Chris Angelina · September 10, 2014

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