A Whole New Way to Work. Live. Play.
There are two tickets types available for purchase, Single-Ride or 10-Trip Pass.
All transfers within the NYC Ferry system are free and valid for 120 minutes once you start your one-way trip.
Round-trip journeys do not qualify for free transfers.
Pricing & Value
An economical and convenient way to Work. Live. Play. in NYC.
A convenient one-way ticket to Work. Live. Play. in NYC.
A 10-trip pass adds value for frequent travelers that love the water.
◦ Senior Citizens, aged 65 and older
◦ Persons with disabilities
◦ Current participants in the Fair Fares NYC program
Where to buy a ticket
Download the NYC Ferry app to redeem the ticket.
Ticket Vending Machine (Ticket Machine)
Ticket Machines are readily available at each of our landings.
Tickets purchased through the website can only be redeemed through our App, available for download in the App store.
Please note that the times on the schedule are departure times, plan accordingly to ride the ferry. Before you board, be sure to present your ticket to the deckhand and enjoy the ride!
Traveling with children?
Children under the height of 44 inches can ride for free when accompanied by an adult. Please make sure children are accompanied by adults at all times. Travel safe! Follow our safety procedures to ensure the best quality experience possible.
Bringing your bike along?
Bikes are welcome on the ferry. Suitcase-sized folding bikes that can be kept with the rider while traveling will not be charged.
Click here for more information about the boarding process.
NYC Ferry (“NYCF”) administers the Ferry Discount Program (“Ferry Discount Program”). The Ferry Discount Program permits eligible individuals to purchase a reduced fare One-Way Ticket for the NYCF. Ferry Discount Program eligible riders include:
- Senior citizens, aged 65 and older;
- Persons with disabilities;
- Current participants in the Fair Fares NYC program.
Click here to view NYC Ferry Discount Program Frequently Asked Questions
Ferry Discount Program applications may take up to 30 days to process. If it has been over 30 days since the submission of your application and you have not heard from us, please email us at: [email protected].
For Persons with disabilities, download the Reduced Fare Application for Persons with Disabilities PDF to start the process.
For Senior Citizens, download the Reduced Fare Application for Senior Citizen PDF to start the process.
For Current participants in the Fair Fares NYC program, download the Reduced Fare Application for Current participants in the Fair Fares NYC program PDF to start the process.
Terms and Conditions
Download our PDF here: NYC-Ferry-Terms-and-conditions