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Getting to Liberty State Park, NJ

Getting to Liberty State Park NJ

Getting to Battery Park, New York City

Getting to Battery Park New York City

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It is recommended that visitors to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island use public transportation to reach the ferry departure points in Battery Park and Liberty State Park, especially Battery Park. Below, we provide links to public transportation providers and popular trip planning/mapping websites that will help you determine the best route. In addition, we have provided basic directions by subway, bus and automobile to reach both Battery Park in New York and Liberty State Park in New Jersey.

Public Transportation Links & Mapping Applications

Not only does this webiste have maps of the New York public transportation system, but there is also a very useful TripPlanner that makes getting around in New York easy. The TripPlanner allows you to choose which public transportation method(s) you want to use and the planner will tell you the best way to go. It even includes walking directions between public transportation modes if so needed.

For Battery Park Departures, type in Battery Park (North End)
For New Jersey Departures, type in Liberty State Park.

Not only does this webiste have maps of the New Jersey public transportation system, but there is also a very useful TripPlanner that makes getting around in New Jersey easy. The TripPlanner allows you to choose which public transportation method(s) you want to use and the planner will tell you the best way to go. It even includes walking directions between public transportation modes if so needed.

For New Jersey Departures, type in Liberty State Park.
For Battery Park Departures, type in Battery Park (North End)

Mapquest, Inc. is a leading provider of maps, directions and location-based services.

For Battery Park Departures, type in 1 battery park, New York, NY 10004.
For New Jersey Departures, type in Liberty State Park.

  1. HopStop is a very useful transit guide to get around in metropolitan areas -- especially in New York.
  2. Door-to-Door subway and bus directions with very useful maps can be found here
  3. Please use Battery Park, New York, NY 10004 for the New York departure point.
  4. Please use 80 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305 [LIBERTY STATE PARK] for the New Jersey departure point

Directions to Battery Park and Liberty State Park

To Battery Park, New York, NY

Because parking is limited in lower Manhattan, we advise visitors to use public transportation to get to Battery Park.

  • By Subway:

Take any of the following lines:

  1. Local 1 train to South Ferry (last stop)
  2. Express or Local 4 or 5 train to Bowling Green
  3. Local R/W train from Brooklyn/Queens to Whitehall Street
  • By Bus:

M1, M6 or M15 to South Ferry (last stop)

From the East Side
FDR Drive South to Exit 1 (South Ferry Battery Park)

From the West Side
West Side Highway South (Route 9A) to Battery Park

Parking at Battery Park

There are only private run facilities to park vehicles at Battery Park. Most of the streets that run into Battery Park have parking garages such as Whitehall Street. You can expect to pay $20 to $30 at any of the garages around Battery Park. Listed below are a few websites of some of the larger companies that operate parking garages around Battery Park.

http://nyc.centralparking.com/
http://www.iconparkingsystems.com/

To Liberty State park, Jersey City, NJ

Parking at Liberty State Park is plentiful and is much cheaper than parking around Battery Park. If you are traveling by car or bus, Liberty State Park will offer you a much more convenient and relaxed experience when it comes to parking.

From Manhattan (Penn Station @ 33rd Street)

  • By Subway/Train/Rail:

Take the Path Train at Penn Station to New Jersey

After arriving in New Jersey, leave the building and follow these walking directions:

  1. Walk approximately 1 block on Washington Blvd.
  2. Turn right on Thomas Gangemi Dr.
  3. Walk approximately 1 block on Thomas Gangemi Dr.
  4. Turn right on Mall Dr. E.
  5. Walk approximately 2 blocks on mall Dr. E. to arrive at the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) Station

Take the HBRL toward HBLR Bayonne 8th Street

After arriving at the HBLR Bayonne 8th Street Station, walk to the Liberty State Park Light Rail Station.

  1. Walk approximately 1 block SW
  2. Turn left on Wilson Ave.
  3. Arrive at Liberty State Park Station

Please note from the Liberty Park State Station you can take a shuttle that can take you to the following attractions (including the Ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island):

  1. Liberty Science Center
  2. Liberty House Restaurant/ Maritime Park Restaurant
  3. Historic Terminal/ Ferries
  4. Playground
  5. Interpretive Center
  6. Park Office Visitors Center
  7. Liberty Park Cafe
  • By Bus:

Please use the New Jersey Public Transportation link provided below from your New Jersey Location http://www.njtransit.com

Take the New Jersey Turnpike, exit 14-B and follow signs to Liberty State Park after exiting

From New Jersey

  • By Subway/Train/Rail:

Please use the New Jersey Public Transportation link provided below for New Jersey locations http://www.njtransit.com

  • By Bus:

Please use the New Jersey Public Transportation link provided below for New Jersey locations http://www.njtransit.com

Take the New Jersey Turnpike, exit 14-B and follow signs to Liberty State Park after exiting