Kids Ride Free On NY Waterway Ferries This Holiday Season

NY Waterway has announced that this holiday season, kids will be able to ride free on all NY
Waterway ferry routes between New Jersey and Manhattan from Friday, November 25 through
Sunday, January 1. A maximum of two children, under the age of 12, will be permitted to ride
when accompanied by one, single paying adult rider.

The ferry is a family-friendly, traffic-free way to enjoy the best of the Big Apple lit up for the
holidays with service seven days a week. The special promotion is NY Waterway’s way of
helping families enjoy all the city has to offer this holiday season, from the Rockefeller Center
Christmas Tree to shows on Broadway to skating in Central Park. NY Waterway offers free
shuttle buses in Midtown to carry riders straight to the most popular destinations.


“With Kids Ride Free, we hope to give more families the opportunity to enjoy a safe, stress-free
way of traveling into the city. We look forward to welcoming families back on our ferries this
holiday season,” said Armand Pohan, Chairman, President and CEO of NY Waterway.
Several New Jersey ferry terminals offer low-cost parking or free parking. Riders can also reach
many NY Waterway terminals by the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Line, NJ TRANSIT (rail & bus) and
free NY Waterway buses.
NEW Kids Ride Free on NY Waterway Ferries Effective Friday, November 25:

  • Kids under 12 can ride on NY Waterway’s ferries for free on all routes beginning Friday,
    Nov 25th 2022 until Sunday, January 1st 2023. The ticketing policy for the service is: two
    children are permitted to ride free per each paying adult rider.
    Visit nywaterway.com/KidsFree for more information.
    Get updates at 1-800-53-FERRY (7-11am Monday thru Friday),
    nywaterway.com, facebook.com/nywaterway or twitter.com/ridetheferry.

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