Liberty Water Taxi
|Locale||Jersey City and|
New York City
|Transit type||Water taxi|
|Owner||Hornblower Cruises & Events|
|Operator||Liberty Landing Ferries, LLC|
|System length||Approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km)|
|No. of lines||1|
|No. of vessels||2|
|No. of terminals||3|
|Website||http://www.libertylandingferry.com/ Liberty Landing Ferry|
Liberty Water Taxi is a water taxi service based at Liberty Landing Marina in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States offering service between Liberty State Park in Jersey City, Warren Street in Paulus Hook, Jersey City and the World Financial Center in Battery Park City, Manhattan. It is one of several private operators of ferries, sightseeing boats, and water taxis in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
Liberty Water Taxi operates a fleet of 2 catamarans, the 46-foot (14 m) Little Lady built in 1999 by Sea Taxi Catamarans Inc., and the 64.9-foot (19.8 m) Little Lady II built in 2007 by Sea Taxi Catamarans Inc., on one route. Service is provided on weekdays (except major holidays) year-round, with weekend service provided during the summer. All transfers (except transfers involving the free Downtown Connection bus at the Battery Park City Ferry Terminal) are paid as each system runs independently.
Ownership and other companies
Liberty Water Taxi is part of Statue Cruises (which in turn is affiliated with by Hornblower Cruises), which also operates ferries to Ellis Island and Liberty Island from Liberty State Park near the Liberty Water Taxi's slip at the Liberty Landing Marina, and Battery Park in Manhattan. The Battery Park City Ferry Terminal is also used by NY Waterway. Other commuter and tourist ferries operating in the Port of New York and New Jersey include the seasonal ferries to Governor's Island, New York Water Taxi, SeaStreak, and the Staten Island Ferry. Circle Line Downtown and Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises run sightseeing tours throughout the port.
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- Liberty Water Taxi
- Ellis Island and Liberty Island Ferry Map
- Statue Cruises
- Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
- Governor's Island Ferry
- New York Water Taxi
- SeaStreak Official site
- Staten Island Ferry
- Circle Line Downtown
- Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises