New Jersey-Statue of Liberty
The Liberty State Park ferry embarks from Jersey City, New Jersey, sailing 2.5 miles across the Hudson River in a 15-20 minute journey to Liberty Island and Ellis Island, accommodating hundreds of visitors with frequent departures every 20-30 minutes, allowing for an unforgettable experience to explore the Statue of Liberty National Monument and the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration.
Liberty State Park to Liberty and Ellis Islands
The Liberty State Park ferry service provides a convenient and scenic transportation option for visitors traveling from Liberty State Park to Liberty Island and Ellis Island in New York Harbor. As the gateway to two iconic landmarks, this ferry route offers an unforgettable experience for tourists and history enthusiasts alike.
The ferry departs from Liberty State Park, located in Jersey City, New Jersey, and sails across the Hudson River to reach the historic islands. With its strategic location, the park serves as an ideal starting point for exploring the Statue of Liberty National Monument and the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration.
- Typically, the ferry runs from early morning until late afternoon, with departures every 20-30 minutes during peak seasons.
- The trip from Liberty State Park to Liberty Island and Ellis Island is relatively short, taking approximately 15-20 minutes.
- If you want to leave from NY: New York to the Statue of Liberty guide
Ellis Island Ferry
The ferry also stops at Ellis Island, where passengers can explore the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration. This historical landmark provides a captivating journey through America's immigration history, featuring exhibits, photographs, and personal stories of the millions of immigrants who passed through its doors.
Ps. Be sure to select New Jersey as your departure when booking tickets! These tickets are without Pedestal access.
Ps. Bookings for the crown are sold out 99% of the time, for visiting the Pedestal, you have to add $18 to the ticket and book in advance. Here you can book it from New Jersey. If you book with GetYourGuide, you must buy more expensive tickets than the $28 ferry alone and look for tickets that include ‘the Pedestal”.
Video of the Pedestal View
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