Directions to the Manhattan Ferry
The Governors Island ferry departs from the Battery Maritime Building located at 10 South Street, every 30 minutes from 10am to 6pm on weekends. 10 South Street is adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry building in Lower Manhattan. Before 12 noon the ferry is free, from 12 noon on, it is $2. The ferry terminal is accessible as follows:
1 to South Ferry station
4, 5 to Bowling Green station
R to Whitehall St. station
M1 (weekdays only), M6, M9, and M15
Directions to the Brooklyn Ferry
The free ferry from Brooklyn leaves from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, located at the foot of Atlantic Avenue (corner of Columbia Street).
2,3,4,5 to Borough Hall
A,C,F to Jay St./Borough Hall
R to Court Street
B63 to the terminus of Atlantic Avenue (at Columbia Street)
Once You Are On Governors Island
Rite of Summer concerts take place at Nolan Park, a few minutes walk from the Manhattan or Brooklyn ferry terminals. Exit the Manhattan ferry to the left and the Brooklyn ferry to the right. If the concert is scheduled for Colonels Row follow signs into the center of the island.
Click on the map to view a pdf of the island