Pier 11/Wall Street
Pier 11/Wall Street is a pier providing slips to ferries and excursion boats on the East River in the Port of New York and New Jersey. It is located east of South Street and FDR Drive just south of Wall Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City. The ferry terminal has five landings (A, B, C, D, E), each with two berths, and is used by four privately owned companies. Within walking distance, public transportation includes the New York City Subway's 1, N, R, and W trains at South Ferry – Whitehall Street and 2 and 3 trains at Wall Street; the M55, M15, M15 SBS, M20 New York City Bus routes, and the Staten Island Ferry at the Whitehall Terminal.
Ferries at the landing seen from across the East River
|Platforms||5 (A, B, C, D, E)|
|Connections||NY Waterway M15, QM7, QM8, QM11, QM25, SIM5, SIM15, SIM35|
SeaStreak catamarans operate daily to the Raritan Bayshore in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Most journeys originate at the East 34th Street Ferry Landing with peak hour shuttle service to/from Battery Park City Ferry Terminal. After calling at Pier 11/Wall Street boats continue through The Narrows to terminals at Atlantic Highlands or Highlands.
SeaStreak formerly operated weekday commuter service to Rockaway, Queens. The service began in November 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, which heavily damaged subway infrastructure in Queens and Brooklyn, but was discontinued in October 2014 once all repair work had been completed.
NY Waterway operates ferries to points along the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway in Hudson County, New Jersey such as Weehawken Port Imperial, Hoboken Terminal, Paulus Hook Ferry Terminal, Paulus Hook/Morris Canal Basin, and Port Liberte. Commuter service runs to Belford Harbor on the Raritan Bayshore.
New York Water TaxiEdit
New York Water Taxi operates the IKEA Express Shuttle to the IKEA store in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Though weekday ferry tickets start from $5, passengers who make purchases of over $10 can get a $5 ferry credit toward the cost of the shuttle ticket. The ferry, operated by New York Water Taxi, is still free on weekends.
New York Beach FerryEdit
Pier 11 Wall Street is the terminal for all NYC Ferry routes, except for South Brooklyn and the future St. George routes. In 2016, the city drew up plans for routes to Bay Ridge, Rockaway, Governors Island, Astoria, Lower East Side, and Soundview. On May 1, 2017, NYC Ferry's Rockaway route started operations, and NY Waterway's East River route was transferred over to NYC Ferry operation. The Bay Ridge route began on June 1, a month later, and the Astoria route began on August 29 of the same year. The route to Soundview opened on August 15, 2018, followed by the Lower East Side route two weeks later, on August 29 which was then later discontinued on May 18, 2020. Wall St/Pier 11 used to be the northern terminal for the South Brooklyn line, before the line was extended to end at Corlears Hook on May 18, 2020.
- South Street Seaport
- Battery Park City Ferry Terminal
- South Ferry
- West Midtown Ferry Terminal
- East 34th Street Ferry Landing
- Paulus Hook Ferry Terminal
- Weehawken Port Imperial
- Fulton Ferry
- Battery Maritime Building
- St. George Ferry Terminal
- Liberty Street Ferry Terminal
- Cortland Street Ferry Depot
- Chambers Street Ferry Terminal
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