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NY Waterway Ferry

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Address: Port Imperial Ferry Terminal, Weehawken, NJ
Phone Number: 800-533-3779
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A dream commute

Have taken the NY Waterways Ferry for over 25 years, downtown and midtown. On time, clean and most of all SAFE Perfect for woman traveling in the evening, older people going... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Have taken the NY Waterways Ferry for over 25 years, downtown and midtown. On time, clean and most of all SAFE Perfect for woman traveling in the evening, older people going to the theatre and dinner or families. I get to my office in Lower Manhattan faster than my co-workers living on the Upper West Side!

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West New York, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you are traveling into Mid-town NYC from the Jersey side, this is a very efficient way to go. Plenty of parking available on site. Ferries on a very timely schedule especially at prime times. Once across the river, shuttle buses are waiting to get you to the theater district as well as some other popular stops. Shuttles returning to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Although a tad pricey. Takes 8 minutes to cross from Jersey to Manhattan where there are free bus services to run you up and down the city. Very good

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We traveled from my daughter's apartment in Weehawken by ferry to the New York City transit authority bus terminal. It was very easy, cheap and fairly fast. The ferry was clean and warm. It served a purpose, but I wouldn't make the trip for the adventure.

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ontario
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We took the ferry - too much money - no bus schedule - no communication - nowhere to tell you where you could be picked up or dropped off or when/ where or anything. I called the bus operator for bus schedule and waited 15 minutes to get an agent and didn't ever get through. We ended up taking a... More 

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New York City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

While taking the ferry is great for my daily commute, it is expensive, but generally worth it. My major complaint is that the buses going crosstown get stuck in traffic which is not totally within control of NYW ... however, I do wish they allow the windows to be opened and that some of their drivers would occasionally be defensively/cautiously... More 

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West New York, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I use this service at times. They do not run all the time and often have limited service. Also do not be late, they wait for no one, even a large group of people running down the gangplank they will leave without (the ferry bus was late). They at least are on time and they run when they are supposed... More 

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This ferry runs every 15 minutes and is a great way to save money by staying across the Hudson river.

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love taking the ferry to and from NYC. However, the parking prices seem to go up every couple of months - $14 per day and counting. Awful high for unattended parking on the NJ side of the hudson.

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The NY Waterway Ferry is great...quick access to NYC from NJ and at a reasonable RT price ($18.00). My only advice is to be at the dock on time...the ferry waits for about 1 minute after docking...so don't be late!

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