Directions to Governors Island

Image courtesy of the Brooklyn PaperGovernors Island is accessible via the Governors Island Ferry that runs from Manhattan and Brooklyn. Scroll to the bottom of the page for a map of Governor's Island City of Water Day layout.  Note: the ferry is free until 11:30am from both Manhattan and Brooklyn and is then $2 round-trip for the rest of the day.

Directions to the Governors Island Manhattan Ferry:
The Governors Island ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower Manhattan. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows:

By Subway
1 to South Ferry station
4, 5 to Bowling Green station
R to Whitehall St. station

By Bus
M6, M9, and M15

Please visit the MTA website for alternate routes.

Directions to the Governors Island Brooklyn Ferry:
The free ferry from Brooklyn leaves from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, located at the foot of Atlantic Avenue (corner of Columbia Street). For more info: http://govisland.com/html/visit/directions.shtml

By Subway
2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall
A,C,F to Jay St./Borough Hall
R to Court Street

By Bus
B63 to the terminus of Atlantic Avenue (at Columbia Street)

For more information on the Governors Island Ferries (schedules, locations, etc.) follow this link.