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Onboard Advertising

Onboard Advertising

NYC Ferry provides New Yorkers with a dependable way to commute and connect to Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx along the East River and Hudson River. With state-of-the-art vessels, advertisers enjoy the perks of unique media formats placed throughout an environment rich in dwell time. The strategic placement of our static and digital displays allows for maximum visibility as commuters approach from any and all directions. For additional impact, advertisers can dominate the vessels with a combination of onboard media and activations. Simply put, nothing is as distinct and impactful as a branded experience commuting along the shores of Manhattan and its neighboring boroughs.

General Information

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NYC Ferry Rider

  • 90%

    NYC Residents
  • 48%

    Riders aged 25-45
  • 115K+

    Social Media Followers
  • 150K+

    NYC Ferry App-Users

Features For All Vessels

  • Iconic NYC Views
  • General purpose charging USB/outlets
  • Bicyle storage for (6) bicycles
  • Multicolor LED lighting, sound system throughout, media rack for integration
  • Wifi available (capabilities upon request)
  • Heating & Air Conditioning in all passenger spaces
  • 5 Onboard TV Screens – 1 large horizontal, and 4 vertical screens
  • ADA Accessible
  • Onboard restroom

Our Fleet

150 & 350 Passenger Vessels
  • There are 122 seats on the lower deck and 28 seats on the upper deck of the 150 passenger vessels.
  • There are 168 seats on the lower deck and 182 seats on the upper deck of the 350 passenger vessels.

Fuel Efficiency & Reduced Emissions

  • NYC Ferries are primarily built out of aluminum, a lightweight material that increases fuel, efficiency, and their innovative hull design limits wakes, which also helps maximize fuel efficiency. All ferries are equipped with ultra-efficient T3 engines to reduce emissions.

Onboard Advertising

  • Interior Ad Application

    Advertise on NYC Ferry for a 24-minute calm commute. Reach commuters, New Yorkers, and tourists with interior ad options like table wraps, floor decals, posters, door decals, and wall brands.
  • Digital Screen

    Feature your brand prominently on NYC Ferry's Digital Screens. Each vessel has six screens, and our fleet of 38 vessels totals 228 screens. Customize your ad package with options for 15 or 30-second placements on one or more routes.
  • Onboard activation

    Create a splash with onboard activations on NYC Ferry. Showcase your brand through experiential marketing and pop-up events. Past activations include product giveaways, onboard DJs, commuter manicures, and more.

Previous Advertising Partners

Social Media Partnerships

  • Collaboration Campaign

    If you have a business, organization, event or product NYC Ferry riders should know about let’s connect. Reach new audiences via NYC Ferry’s marketing channels options include social media, email newsletter feature, blog post feature, and more.
  • Discount

    Have a business or event located near an NYC Ferry landing? Encourage NYC Ferry riders to visit with an exclusive discount when they show their NYC Ferry ticket. We will promote the discount via social media and marketing channels.
  • Collaboration Campaign

    Increase your brand awareness and reach new audiences with a partnered giveaway. Options include social media giveaways and onboard giveaways.
  • Onboard activation

    Connect with NYC waterfront communities sponsor an onboard activation on NYC Ferry. Showcase your brand, event or organzization with experiential marketing and pop-up activation. We have hosted a series of pop-ups ncluding onboard giveaways, storytime, music performances, meditations, and more.

Previous Filming Partners


NYC Ferry is looking for great partners and sponsors.