Expanded Low-Cost Weekend Ferry Service Begins Memorial Day Weekend.
All uniformed military personnel and veterans with identification ride free on NY Waterway ferries during Fleet Week May 23 – May 29.
Kids under 12 years old ride free on all ferries between New Jersey and Manhattan from Saturday, May 26 through Memorial Day, May 28.
All can take advantage of NY Waterway’s new reduced-price ($5 - $7) weekend ferries from Weehawken (to Downtown), Hoboken (to Midtown & Downtown) and from Jersey City (to Midtown & Downtown). New $7 downtown weekend ferries launch from Port Imperial and Hoboken on Saturday, May 26th of Memorial Day weekend.
NY Waterway ferries are the fastest, most convenient way to get to all the Fleet Week and Memorial Day weekend activities.
Ferries also offer a great vantage point for the Parade of Ships, as warships cruise up the Hudson River past the New York skyline on the morning of May 23.
Thousands of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will be in Manhattan for Fleet Week New York. Hosted nearly every year since 1984, Fleet Week New York offers ship tours, musical performances, athletic competitions, interactive World War II displays and other events – including a Memorial Day ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
For more information, visit nywaterway.com/Fleetweek.
With the latest weekend service editions, NY Waterway ferries provide service seven days a week on the following routes:
Port Imperial in Weehawken to Midtown Manhattan’s West 39th Street; ($9)
Port Imperial to Downtown Manhattan’s Brookfield Place/Battery Park City; ($7)
Lincoln Harbor in Weehawken to West 39th Street; ($9)
14th Street in Hoboken to West 39th Street; ($9)
14th Street in Hoboken to Brookfield Place/Battery Park City; ($7)
Hoboken/NJ TRANSIT Terminal to West 39th Street; ($6)
Hoboken/NJ TRANSIT Terminal to Brookfield Place/Battery Park City; ($7)
Harborside in Jersey City to West 39th Street; ($6)
Harborside to Brookfield Place/Battery Park City; ($5)
Paulus Hook in Jersey City to West 39th Street; ($6)
Paulus Hook to Brookfield Place/Battery Park City. ($5)
Service between West 39th Street and Edgewater and Belford / Middletown in Monmouth County is available only on weekdays.
There is indoor parking at Port Imperial, $5 weekend parking Harborside and the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail serves all the terminals except Hoboken/14th Street. NJ TRANSIT buses also serve all terminals. At West 39th Street, free NY Waterway buses offer seamless connections to numerous destinations throughout Manhattan.
For more information, call 1-800-53-FERRY or visit www.nywaterway.com, www.facebook.com/nywaterway or www.twitter.com/ridetheferry.