Governor's Island is open to the public from May 28 - Sept 25.
For a full ferry schedule click here.
Getting to the Manhattan Ferry:
1 to South Ferry station
4, 5 to Bowling Green station
R to Whitehall St. station
M6, M9, and M15
Getting to Governor's Island
The ferry departs from the Battery Maritim Building located at 10 South Street, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry in Lower Manhattan.
Ferries leave every 30 minutes and are free.
Many people make a whole day out of the trip, bring picnic food and bikes. Bikes can also be rented on site. Food is availble for purchase.