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New Transportation NYC Cruises By Hornblower

New Transportation NYC Cruises By Hornblower

Check out this great and convenient way to travel across New York City for no more than a subway or bus fare! That’s right for $2.75 you can hop on board a Citywide Ferry by Hornblower and travel through NYC. This new way of travel is beginning this year, 2017, and you just have to get on board. These ferries will be traveling a total of six routes for over 60 miles of waterways to connect New Yorkers and visitors to the City’s waterfront communities including neighborhoods, job centers, and parks. Take a look at how these NYC cruises are going to change your commute in the city!

NYC Cruises for Your Convenience

This citywide ferry service is going to provide additional access to affordable and convenient transit options for residents who live in neighborhoods with limited public transportation options. The hours of operation for these NYC cruises are going to be 6:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. all year round including holidays and festive days. These NYC cruises will also only have a seasonal schedule depending on the season that it is. This service is going to provide accessibility and comfort as you sail. This service is going to be bicycle and stroller friendly. Each vessel with an additional $1 fee can support a maximum of 18 bicycles. There will be a total of 21 landings throughout New York City providing you enough locations for travel.

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Payment for these NYC cruises is also flexible; you can either pay with your smartphone, credit card, or cash on the website or at a ticketing booth. You can also download the mobile phone application to receive live transit notifications, plan your trip for the fastest route, and even provide feedback! If you have a ticket on your mobile phone, you can simply tap and board with your ticket or mobile pass. Monthly-unlimited passes will be able to purchase soon providing an unlimited use for 30 days. Pricing for these monthly passes will be announced soon with also pricing and discount options for children, seniors, and people with disabilities coming soon. There are also covered waiting and boarding areas for you while you wait.

More Information on Your Citywide Ferry

These NYC cruises will also give you access to onboard Wi-Fi so you can stay connected on your sail. There will also be food and beverage options on board for you to take advantage of during your trip. This service promises to provide you with the easiest way to get to work, concerts, and social events. Depending on where you board, some trips from one borough to the next could last only 20 minutes to an hour! The timetable for this service will be available online here and also at the ferry landings. These vessels also operate on state-of-the-art “Low Wake” technology and with low emission engines to reduce pollution. There is also a reduction in horn sound to reduce noise pollution in surrounding communities.

This service is going to provide the city with a new affordable and fast way to travel. Each vessel can carry 149 passengers and offers air conditioning and heat onboard. Small pets and service animals are also allowed on board. If you would like to win a free pass for boarding, click here and participate in Hornblower’s quick survey! To receive more information on this new service, click here to sign up for updates.

See below for the full map of the Citywide Ferry service coming this summer 2017!