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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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Had to use this often as I was staying in Lincoln Harbour. Seemed a very efficient service, though if you use it often it adds up, and it's not cheap.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had to use this often as I was staying in Lincoln Harbour. Seemed a very efficient service, though if you use it often it adds up, and it's not cheap.

Thank VinceDarwin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not bad and runs pretty frequently between New Jersey and Manhattan. Pretty of taxi waiting outside and they have free buses to take you into the city for free. You just need to choose the one that is near your destination. Good way to see Manhattan skyline and don't have to break a bank.

Thank Jackie W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to avoid Midtown traffic. Schedule is excellent to midtown both during the week days and weekend. Can get expensive if you have a large family. They are finally replacing some of the older City buses which were terrible. Still find almost all of the employees miserable. Bus drivers are angry and not helpful for the tourists. Time to... More 

Thank MaxnBaci
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

1st Time going to NYC. The Ferry made it really easy to get from NJ to NYC. They people were friendly and helpful.

Thank Shelly A
Pittsburg, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying with a friend in Weehawken and pretty much took the $9 ferry from the terminal every morning. There are different "skips" where you board based on where you want to go (I went to skip #2). It is an 8 minute ride and the views are beautiful, but what I didn't really know was what to do... More 

Thank Jeorge T
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove to NYC for a long weekend and decided to park at the "Central Parking Garage", which is directly adjacent to the ferry terminal. Best decision we made. No issues at all leaving our car overnight for 4 days. Price is right at $16/day and certainly beats island rates... not to mention avoiding the Manhattan traffic. Arriving in Manhattan, the... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick trip across the river, brought bikes to ride around the City for an extra $1.00. Easy parking, easy in and out, plus we had a beer in the terminal cafeteria on the way home. We would use the ferry again. Bonus was a great view of the city from the water! :-)

Thank Greg K
Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

took this ferry as I am staying at sheraton Lincoln . the ride takes only 6 minutes and I can say the timing is very punctual

Thank teo a
New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been a ferry rider since the first day. Each year I have watched the prices go up and the service go down. The ferry is particularly annoying during UN Week when they randomly cut bus service and don't provide the full route, which we riders have (handsomely) paid for. Calling and trying to get information from the customer... More 

Thank lizbetz
Union City
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

The Port Imperial Ferry Terminal is a great place to commute from NJ to NYC in just a few minutes . It's very safe inexpensive and a great way to see the NY City skyline !!!!

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