How do I purchase tickets to the Ellis Island ferry?

Answer Choose Departure LocationGo to the Statue Cruises home page. Choose "Tickets and Reservations" from the menu on the left. Select either "New Jersey: Liberty State Park" or "New York: Battery Park" ... Read More »

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How long does the ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty& Ellis Island take?

Statue Cruises operate daily schedules from both Battery Park in Manhattan and Liberty Park in New Jersey. From Battery Park travel time to the Statue of Liberty is 15 minutes, and, after a 10-minu... Read More »

How to Take the Staten Island Ferry?

With over 35,000 trips made annually,[1] the Staten Island Ferry in New York City provides millions of New Yorkers with quick, efficient transportation between the Outer Boroughs and Lower Manhatta... Read More »

Why is Ellis Island important?

Ellis Island is important because it was the gateway to America for immigrants who were coming to America from 1892 to 1924. The island is the federal property partly within the territorial jurisdi... Read More »

When did the Irish come to Ellis Island?

Irish immigrants passed through Ellis Island during the years 1892 to 1954, although the majority came to the United States before Ellis Island opened. The very first immigrant to be processed at E... Read More »