Ellis Island is open every day except the fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving) and December 25. Weather can influence the ability of the ferries to run. Please check out Twitter, or look for alerts on our website in the event of inclement weather.
To enjoy both Ellis and Liberty Islands with ample time, plan to be on a Statue Cruises Ferry that departs from Battery Park or Liberty State Park before 1:00 P.M.
Boat Schedule March 7, 2020 - May 22, 2020
Boat Schedule May 23, 2020 - September 7, 2020
Boat Schedule September 8, 2020 - October 12, 2020
Boat Schedule October 13, 2020 - November 20, 2020
** Ellis Island begins closing 30 minutes prior to the final departure.
Last updated: March 7, 2020