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Rockaway Rocket

Rockaway Rocket

The Rockaway Rocket returns on July 20th! Tickets now available for sale in the NYC Ferry App.

The Rockaway Rocket is returning on July 20th and will run for a limited time between Long Island City, Greenpoint, and Rockaway. Beat the lines and the heat with a guaranteed spot on a ferry going directly from Long Island City and Greenpoint to Rockaway for $10. Tickets for the first weekend are on sale now in the NYC Ferry App.

The Rockaway Rocket will operate on weekends and holidays through August 11th, with two morning departures from Long Island City and Greenpoint to Rockaway and two evening return trips back from Rockaway. Please arrive to the landing at least 10 minutes prior to the time printed on your ticket or you will not be able to board the ferry.

Approximate Total Time

76 min

Weekend Schedule

Saturday - Sunday

Weekend Schedule Saturday - Sunday
Long Island City
Departing Departing Arriving
Long Island City Greenpoint Rockaway
9:30 AM 9:41 AM 10:46 AM
12:30 PM 12:41 PM 1:46 PM
Departing Departing Arriving
Rockaway Greenpoint Long Island City
2:30 PM 3:42 PM 3:46 PM
5:30 PM 6:42 PM 6:46 PM

Route Information

Legend Planned Route Ferry Landing

Landings

Long Island City

46th Ave and Center Blvd
Long Island City, NY 10044

Greenpoint

10 India Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Rockaway

Beach 108th Street and Beach Channel Drive
Rockaway Park 11694

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Rockaway

Beach 108th Street and
Beach Channel Drive
Rockaway Park 11694
Landing Features
  • Bike Racks
Transportation Options

Bus
Q22 Beach 108th Street and Rockaway Beach Blvd

Train
A and S train connection between Beach 105th Street and Rockaway Fwy.

Bike
No Citibike near this location

 

Free Shuttle Bus

RWE Shuttle Bus: Summer Schedule effective 5/20/2024

RWW Shuttle Bus: Summer Schedule effective 5/20/2024

 

Capacity on the Rockaway Weekend Shuttle Buses is significantly limited. Please take the Q22 MTA bus, which runs every 10 minutes on weekends during the day and can be picked up just two blocks south of the landing at Rockaway Beach Blvd and Beach 108th St.

Greenpoint

10 India Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Landing Features
  • Bike Racks
Transportation Options

Bus
B43 and B62 Bus between Manhattan Av & Greenpoint Av
B24 Bus between West St and Kent St.
B32 Bus between Franklin St & India St

Train
G Train between Greenpoint Avenue and Manhattan Avenue

Bike
Citibike

  • Greenpoint Terminal and India St
  • Franklin St and Huron St
  • Milton St. & Franklin St.
  • Franklin St & Dupont St
  • India St & Manhattan Ave
  • Greenpoint Ave & Manhattan Ave

Long Island City

46th Ave and Center Blvd
Long Island City, NY 10044
Landing Features
  • Bike Racks
  • Covered Waiting Area
Transportation Options

Bus
Q103 and Q102 Bus between 41 Avenue and Vernon Boulevard

Train
F Train between 21st St. and 41st Ave.

(7, E, and M Train at Court Square