Directions to Governors Island
Governors 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:
1 to South Ferry station
4, 5 to Bowling Green station
R to Whitehall St. station
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
2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall
A,C,F to Jay St./Borough Hall
R to Court Street
B63 to the terminus of Atlantic Avenue (at Columbia Street)
For more information on the Governors Island Ferries (schedules, locations, etc.) follow this link.