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We depart from two locations in Manhattan, Wall St. and E. 35th St.
The Wall St. pier is at the corner of Wall St. & South St., two blocks south of South Street Seaport, and about a 15-minute walk north of Battery Park.
The E. 35 St. Ferry Landing is between 34th and 35th Streets on the FDR Drive. It is just north of the 34th St. Heliport.
Not directly. South St. Seaport is Pier 17. The Seaport is two blocks north of the Wall St. pier, just a five-minute walk.
The typical commute from Atlantic Highlands, NJ to Manhattan, NY takes around 45 minutes.
You can find all routes and schedules on the Routes & Schedules page. Optionally, try out the Route Planner to create a customized personalized route!
No, but NYC offers a wealth of public transportation options. Visit www.mta.nyc.ny.us/nyct/index.html for information and schedules.
We do not go directly from New Jersey to Brooklyn.
At Highlands, we setup a self-serve complimentary coffee station filled with gourmet Jersey Roast fresh breakfast blend coffee. Across the street from the Atlantic Highlands Terminal, Sissy’s and On The Deck offer refreshment options available for purchase.
Seastreak would like to remind you to leave yourself plenty of time to arrive for your departure, find parking and purchase tickets. We recommend arriving at least 20 minutes before your departure.
Tickets are available for purchase online, at any of the various Seastreak ticket offices in New Jersey, and onboard all of our vessels. Currently, tickets for our commuter routes must be purchased in-person. If you are boarding in Manhattan, you may purchase a round trip or one way ticket onboard the vessel. We also have seasonal ticket booths in Manhattan during the summer for purchasing convenience.
Atlantic HighlandsMonday – Friday from 5:00 AM – 6:00 PMSaturday – Sunday closed
HighlandsMonday – Friday from 5:00 AM – 8:00 AM and from 11:30 PM – 9:00 PMSaturday – Sunday from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
East 35th Street Ferry TerminalSummer Ticket Window HoursM-T: 8am – 1:20pmF: 8am – 6:30pmSat/Sun: 7:40am – 1:20pm
Wall Street Ferry TerminalSummer Ticket Window HoursM-T: 7:40am – 1:40pmF: 7:40am – 6:45pmSat/Sun: 7:25am – 1:35pm
Yes, you may purchase tickets on board all the Seastreak ferries.
Not yet, but soon! We’re working on a brand new way for NJ and NYC commuters to purchase their tickets online from wherever you are. Stay tuned!
We do not take reservations for our regular commuter runs. Boarding is ‘first come first served’, unless we are priority boarding. For our special events and sporting events, we do take reservations and they are strongly suggested.
Children’s tickets cost $17 per Round Trip and $10 per One Way for ages 5-12 . Children who are 4 and younger are free, but will still need a ticket to board the boat.
Seastreak reserves the right not to accept any passenger under the age of 13 years, unless accompanied by an adult.
You can purchase tickets for travel in advance by coming into one of our Atlantic Highlands or Highlands ticket offices.
Atlantic Highlands:Monday – Friday from 5:00 AM – 6:00 PMSaturday – Sunday closed
Highlands:Monday – Friday from 5:00 AM – 8:00 AM and from 11:30 PM – 9:00 PMSaturday – Sunday from 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Seastreak does not offer senior discounts.
Yes! We are happy to offer discounted books for students commuting to the city for classes, or an internship. In order to be eligible there is paperwork that must be filled out by the student, and school to verify they are a full time student. If a student will be using the pass to commute to an internship, they will also need a copy of their acceptance letter to the internship program (in addition to the school verification). The paperwork can be picked up and handed in at the Atlantic Highlands office. Student ticket books can be purchased only in Atlantic Highlands.
Seastreak offers complimentary parking at its Highlands and Atlantic Highlands terminals. In New York City, you must park in a provided parking garage or lot as the city does not offer parking at its docks. We do not provide parking in Jersey City or Hoboken.
Please be considerate of others when you park and do not block others in or park illegally. If you block someone’s car in and they return before you do, you will be towed at your expense.
Atlantic Highlands Lot: Commuter parking is located on your left and right as you come down First Ave. towards the Seastreak office. There is additional parking in the small lot located next to the Seastreak Ticket Office. Overnight parking, including long-term, is allowed in the fenced-in Seastreak lot across the street from the ticket office. All other parking lots are municipal parking (not Seastreak property), and there is absolutely no overnight parking permitted in them, regardless of snow removal or not. Cars left overnight in the municipal lots can be subjected to towing and/or ticketing by the Atlantic Highlands Police Department at the owner’s expense.
Highlands Lot: Overnight parking is allowed in the overnight lot, located at 348 Shore Drive, only. All cars parked overnight in the lot located at 325 Shore Drive will be towed at the owners expense. If you are planning to leave you car overnight at 325 Shore Drive, please utilize the Sunset Valet service at 732-513-5686 for long-term parking.
Please know that in times of heightened security or extreme weather conditions, local authorities may be forced to remove your vehicle from all parking areas and where overnight parking is normally permitted. Seastreak will not be responsible for any fees associated with you obtaining your vehicle from the tow company.
We are proud to offer valet service at our Highlands location only. Sunset Valet has implemented the following, effective starting June 1, 2013.
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday: 7:30am-9:30am and 3:30pm-7:30pmIf you are departing or arriving between the hours of 9:30am and 3:30pm, please notify Fred at (732) 513-5686 approximately two (2) hours in advance of departure or arrival.
In the event that you need to stay longer than 24 hours and there is not a Sunset Valet attendant in the parking lot upon your arrival, please leave your car keys with the Seastreak ticket agent inside the floating terminal. The ticking agent will ensure your keys are delivered to the valet. If you have any question or concerns, feel free to contact Fred at (732) 513-5686.
While valet services are offered as an accommodation to Seastreak, LLC’s customers, valet services are provided by Sunset Valet Service AND NOT BY Seastreak, LLC. Sunset is an independent contractor, and is neither an agent of Seastreak, LLC or any of its affiliates, nor is it authorized to act for them or on their behalf. Any and all questions, complaints or claims relating to or arising out of the valet services shall be directed to Sunset Valet Service and not to Seastreak, LLC, which hereby expressly disclaims any and all liabilities related to such valet services.
Seastreak ferries are passenger ferries and are not equipped to carry vehicles. Bicycles are allowed. There is a $5 charge and the bikes are kept on the outside decks.
Unless otherwise noted, the Captain of each vessel will determine if priority boarding will be utilized based upon the volume of customers observed to be waiting to board a given departure. If priority boarding is required, the Captain will board current Seastreak 40-trip and 10-trip customers first, followed by other Seastreak ticket types. We may sell one way and round trip tickets at the boat if space allows.
We love our pets and we’re glad you do too! We welcome dogs and cats only onboard many of our trips but must be kept on the outdoor decks with a leash. Small dogs in a carrier can be brought inside the vessel. Service dogs are permitted onboard. Pets are not permitted on any Special Event trip or our NJ/NYC service to Martha’s Vineyard/Nantucket.
Yes! All Seastreak ferries have a full cash bar serving spirits, beer, wine and soft drinks as well as bagged snacks. We allow passengers to bring food onboard, we just ask that you do not bring hard coolers onboard.
Yes! We offer a Friday “Appe” Hour! “Appe” Hour will be on the following New York City departures:
An assortment of beer, wine, liquor, and snacks will be available for purchase.
The Seastreak catamarans have either two or three decks. The Lower Deck is entirely indoor, the Second Deck is half indoor and half outdoor, and the Third Deck is entirely outdoor.