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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

  1. Take the ferry from Governors Island to Bmb Battery Maritime Building and Governor's Island
  2. Take the line 4 subway from Bowling Green to Grand Central-42 St 4 / ...

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Ferry  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the ferry from Governors Island to Bmb Battery Maritime Building and Governor's Island
  2. Take the ferry from Wall St/Pier 11 to Hunters Point South Er

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach 9.8 miles

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach 9.8 miles
Governors Island → Water Taxi Beach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Water Taxi Beach is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 15 min.

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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.

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The distance between Governors Island and Water Taxi Beach is 5 miles. The road distance is 9.8 miles.

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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.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach, including transfers.

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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.

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There are 1291+ hotels available in Water Taxi Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 4.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

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.

Train operators
MTA

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.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Bowling Green to Grand Central-42 St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Ferry operators
NY Waterways
Website
nywaterway.com
Ferry from Governors Island to Bmb
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
nywaterway.com
NYC Ferry
Phone
1-844-4NY-FERRY
Email
help@ferry.nyc
Website
ferry.nyc
Ferry from Wall St/Pier 11 to Hunters Point South
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ferry.nyc
Other operators
Taxi from Governors Island to Water Taxi Beach
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Taxi Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5900
Website
jacobstaxiservice.com
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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