On December 24th and December 31st, the East River Ferry will operate on a 60 minute schedule starting at 7:30am. On December 25th and January 1st the ERF will be CLOSED. on December 26th and January 2nd, the ERF will operate on a 60 minute schedule starting at 9:30am. Please see more for schedules & more details.
Due to Holiday traffic at Rockefeller Center, the ERF Midtown Shuttle Bus (which operates M-F during AM and PM rush hours) will operate along Madison Ave. instead of 6th Ave. from November 23rd until January 2nd, 2015.

Midtown Shuttle Bus

The East River Ferry offers a FREE connecting bus service which operates out of the E. 34th St. terminal, during morning and evening peak hours, Monday thru Friday ONLY. The hours of operation are 6:49am-9:49am and 4:39pm-7:09pm.

The bus carries passengers from the E. 34th St. terminal west on 34th St. to 6th Ave., then north on 6th Avenue to E. 48th St., then east on 48th St. to Lexington Ave., then south on Lexington Ave. to E. 34th St., then east on 34th St. returning to the terminal.

The East River Ferry shuttle bus stops at any City bus stop on an Avenue and on any street corner along the cross-town streets. All you have to do is wave them down, like you would hail a taxi.

    Click here to download a PDF of the Bus Route Map