Directions

Visitors arrive and depart Ellis and Liberty Islands, located in New York Harbor, via ferries operated by Statue Cruises. These ferries leave from two locations: Battery Park, at the southern tip of Manhattan, and Liberty State Parking Jersey City, New Jersey. Private vessels may not dock at either Ellis or Liberty Islands.
 

Getting to the ferry

Battery Park, lower Manhattan, New York City: Visitors boarding ferries in lower Manhattan should use public transportation whenever possible. For those who are driving or carpooling, parking can be both expensive and difficult for those who are not familiar with traffic in New York City.

Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey: Driving and parking at Liberty State Park is easier, but even here, visitors have options for public transportation.

 
Ferry Map with other sites of interest
 

Ferries from Battery Park, New York follow the black line. All ferries travel first to Liberty Island and then to Ellis Island before returning to Battery Park, New York. Ferries from Liberty State Park, New Jersey follow the blue line. All ferries travel first to Ellis Island and then to Liberty Island before returning to Liberty State Park, New Jersey.


 

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