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What a lovely way to see New York

Friendly staff, lovely views, all very clean and you can get coffee on board. Lovely and relaxing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
East Sussex
Fast, convinient, friendly ride...and this time for free

Coming from Manhatten, we first crossed Brooklin Bridge, then enjoyed some roads in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jörg K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly staff, lovely views, all very clean and you can get coffee on board. Lovely and relaxing. :)

Thank Hhound
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming from Manhatten, we first crossed Brooklin Bridge, then enjoyed some roads in the neighbourhood, and saw the ferry coming (no time to buy tickets) we asked the official, if we could still come on board...only had to wait a few seconds...then we were allowed...More

1  Thank Jörg K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best deal in NYC. On a cool 55 degree, sunny day we took the ferry up to The Bronx and down to Pier 11 Wall Street. About an hour ride $2.75 if you start at one end. You do have to get off and pay...More

1  Thank donnie72958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to kick off first evening in Brooklyn! The lights on the water were so beautiful! Great view of Brooklyn Bridge! Took us right to Grimaldi's.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hadn't planned to take this ferry but it was so inexpensive, easy and fast. A great way to see NYC skyline.

Thank CBM_20
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I read about the new ferries in the New York Times so suggested that we try them, and my New York girlfriend was willing. We left from E 34th Street. They cost only $2.75 each, equivalent to a subway fare, but there is no senior...More

Thank thasler
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We tried out the East River Ferry for the first time this fall. It's fast, easy, and has beautiful city views. Have your ticket ready when the ferry arrives, they move quickly. There's an app that's helpful for tickets. There's also a kiosk on the...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Always used the erf when in new york. Great and cheap way to get around. The views at night from the boat are amazing.

Thank Gillian M
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Wanted to go to the Williamsburg Smorgasburg and this was a great way to go. Regular ferries that cost the same as a subway ticket and you get amazing views on the way. Various stops across the river so plenty of places to go.

1  Thank 193cat
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Wonderful way to get from Midtown to Brooklyn for only $2.75 US for seniors, lots of sights to see on way, avoid around 6 pm as appears to be peak hour.

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Hi Janice, Yes - it's a 3 minute crossing.
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Yes, luggage is permitted, as long as you are respectful of other passengers and don't take up too much space. There are designated areas for parking strollers, and there is an additional fee for bringing a bicycle on board... More