There are 4 ways to get from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach by ferry, subway, taxi or car
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Ferry, line 4 subway • 1h 3m
3 alternative options
Ferry • 1h 19m
Taxi • 15 min
Drive • 15 min
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.
The quickest way to get from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 15 min.
No, there is no direct ferry from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach. However, there are services departing from Governors Island and arriving at Hunters Point South via Wall St/Pier 11. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.
The distance between Governors Island and Water Taxi Beach is 5 miles. The road distance is 9.8 miles.
The best way to get from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach without a car is to ferry and line 4 subway which takes 1h 3m and costs $8 - $13.
It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach, including transfers.
Yes, the driving distance between Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach is 10 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach.
There are 1291+ hotels available in Water Taxi Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
What companies run services between Governors Island, New York County, NY, USA and Water Taxi Beach, NY, USA?
There is no direct connection from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach. However, you can take the ferry to Bmb, take the walk to Bowling Green, take the line 4 subway to Grand Central-42 St, then take the walk to Water Taxi Beach. Alternatively, you can take a ferry from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach via Bmb, Wall St/Pier 11, and Hunters Point South in around 1h 19m.
The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Subway from Bowling Green to Grand Central-42 St
- Ave. Duration
- 15 min
- Every 5 minutes
- Estimated price
- $1 - $3
- Seniors 65+ and Disabled
- Standard Fare
- Ave. Duration
- 15 min
- Estimated price
- $50 - $65
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