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Statue of Liberty Ferry Ticket

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Statue of Liberty Ferry Ticket

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognized landmarks in the world, symbolic of all the values that have come to represent the United States. This ferry ticket gives you access to the Statue of Liberty!

The Statue of Liberty, a National Monument protected by the United States National Park Service, was first given to the United States as a token of goodwill from France in 1886 thanks to the original idea of Edouard de Laboulaye. Laboulaye saw the country as an international beacon of hope for having abolished slavery after the Civil War. The Statue of Liberty now stands as an international symbol of freedom and democracy, giving particular comfort to Americans and pride to New Yorkers in the post-September 11th era.

Hours

There are two locations to redeem your pass:
CitySights Times Square: Daily: 8:00am-8:00pm
Central Park – Central Park Sightseeing: Daily, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Statue of Liberty Hours:
Ferry Schedule (til 4/11)
First Ferry Departs: 9:30 am
Last Ferry departs: 3:30 pm
Closing Ferry from Liberty Island: 5:00 pm
(Apr 12 - Apr 27)
First Ferry: 8:30 am
Last Ferry: 3:30 pm
Closing Ferry from Liberty Island: 5pm
Check www.nps.gov for up to date info on Liberty Island operating hours

Closings

Liberty Island is open every day except December 25.

Redemption Instructions

Note: this is a multi step process. Please follow the steps accordingly.

  • Present your Go Select Pass at one of the CitySights Ticket locations. (See below for location addresses)
  • Your Pass will be validated in exchange for a City Sights Voucher.
  • Take that Voucher to the CitySights Battery Park Bus Stop #12 located at Battery Place and State Street. Once you have a received a ticket from a CitySights agent you can then enter the Statue Cruises Boarding/ Security Line.

City Sights Ticket Location: Times Square - (Inside Madame Tussauds): 234 W. 42nd St., between 7th & 8th. Ave
Central Park – (Inside Central Park Sightseeing): 56 W. 56th St., between 5th & 6th St.
Ferry Departure location:
You must have redeemed Citysights voucher for Ferry ticket before entering security line.
Statue of Liberty Ferry Departure Location: Statue Cruises in Battery Park (1 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004)

Note: Please note that although you are skipping the Ferry ticket line, everyone MUST wait in the security line before boarding the Ferry. Do not get into this line without your actual Statue of Liberty Ferry Ticket! Expect to pass through airport-level security and be prepared for a long wait. We suggest going early in the morning. Allow at least 2 hours to visit one island and 4 hours to visit both islands. Please plan accordingly.

Note

Please note that although you are skipping the Ferry ticket line, everyone MUST wait in the security line before boarding the Ferry. Expect to pass through airport-level security and be prepared for a long wait. We suggest going early in the morning. Allow at least 2 hours to visit one island and 4 hours to visit both islands. Please plan accordingly. Ellis Island: Due to damage by Hurricane Sandy, only the grounds, first floor & Great Hall on Ellis Island are open during construction & repairs. Statue of Liberty Island: The Explorer Pass only provides you access to the island. Pedestal & Crown access at the Statue require reservations and space is limited, it is not available through your NYC Explorer Pass. You can stroll the grounds, visit the museum, grab a bite at the restaurant, browse through the gift shop as well as take an audio tour available in several languages.

Address

City Sights Ticket Location:
Times Square - (Inside Madame Tussauds): 234 W. 42nd St., between 7th & 8th. Ave
Central Park – (Inside Central Park Sightseeing): 56 W. 56th St., between 5th & 6th Ave.

Ferry Departure location:
You must have redeemed Citysights voucher for Ferry ticket before entering security line.
Statue of Liberty Ferry Departure Location: Statue Cruises in Battery Park (1 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004)

Public Transportation

Times Square: Take A, C, E and S trains to Port Authority or 1, 2, 3, N, R, B, D, F, Q to the 42nd Street/Times Square stop.

Central Park: From the N, Q, and R subway lines: Exit Midtown 57th/7th Avenue stop. The store is one block east and one block south. From F subway line: Exit 55th and 6th Avenue stop, and walk one block to 56th Street.

Because thousands of visitors come to see the Statue of Liberty each week, planning ahead to secure a reservation is crucial. Please be aware that security is tight at this attraction, and visitors will go through a brief security check before entering.

Bring your family and visit one of the most historic destinations in New York, which can both be accessed using the Statue of Liberty and Ferry Ticket.

Save on admission to the Statue of Liberty , plus New York City's top museums, sights, and tours all for one low price with the New York Explorer Pass!

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 2.7 out of 5 stars (based on 3 customer ratings)
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[15 of 16 customers found this review helpful]

Please read my review
By SJ from PHILADELPHIA on

Comments about Smart Destinations Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket:

This is the worst ticket ever. I would rate it as negative star but the website doesn't allow me to do so and It deleted my previous review. 1.I donno why this website said the ferry ticket is 24 bucks. The ticket center at the battery park sold the ticket for only 18 bucks-official price. So I don't think I save any money for buying ticket from this website. 2.Please be aware that there will be multiple process needed to be followed in order to get our ticket.

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nice boat ride
By Mandy Verified Reviewer from London Ontario Canada on
Pros:
Nice ride, Good narative, Skip the line
Cons:
Long walk to boat, Long Lines,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket:

the actual boat ride was nice... info on it was good ... able to get good pics... to get onto the boat is frustrating... long lines ... security guard pointing up in the wrong direction... asked many staff where we were to go because we were able to skip the line and each one told us something different... the walk to get on the boat was very long and if you had a disability it would be difficult for you to keep up with the guide...

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[44 of 45 customers found this review helpful]

Liked skipping the line!
By Dave and family Verified Reviewer from Boston, MA on
Pros:
Convenient, Must do, Helpful
Cons:
Couldn't get to Crown, Long Security Line,
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket:

The ticket line to get your ticket is so incredibly long. It was great to have my ticket in hand when I got to Battery Park. But I still had to stand in the security line which also was long. I was thankful that I at least got to skip one line. You have to make sure that if you want to visit the Crown you take your ticket to the window to get a timed ticket for the Crown. I did not do that and honestly I think I would have been better off just taking a boat cruise that went past the Statue. I love Ellis Island though and it was really worth going to Ellis Island!

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  • Good for families
  • No parking available
  • No restaurant or snack bar
  • No restrooms
  • Disabled access
  • Reservations not required

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At a Glance

Address

City Sights Ticket Location:
Times Square - (Inside Madame Tussauds): 234 W. 42nd St., between 7th & 8th. Ave
Central Park – (Inside Central Park Sightseeing): 56 W. 56th St., between 5th & 6th Ave.

Ferry Departure location:
You must have redeemed Citysights voucher for Ferry ticket before entering security line.
Statue of Liberty Ferry Departure Location: Statue Cruises in Battery Park (1 Battery Place, New York, NY 10004)

Phone: (212) 812-2700

Website: Statue of Liberty Ferry

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