Port of New York (Manhattan & Brooklyn)

New York City, NY

New York City Passenger Ship Terminal (Manhattan)
Piers #88/90/92
711 12th Avenue at 55th Street
New York City, New York 10019
Port of New York website: www.nycruise.com/terminalNYC.html

New York City Passenger Ship Terminal (Brooklynn)
Pier# 12
Corner of Browne and Imlay Streets
Red Hook, Brooklyn
New York City, New York
New York Cruise website: www.nycruise.com/terminalBKN.html

New York City Passenger Ship Terminal (Manhattan)

Travel Time:
  • 15 miles from Newark International Airport; travel time is approximately 45 minutes.
  • 15 miles from LaGuardia Airport; travel time is approximately 45 minutes.
  • 20 miles from JFK International Airport; travel time is approximately 60 minutes.

Directions:
Traveling from New Jersey and Points South

Lincoln Tunnel:
  • New Jersey Turnpike North/South
  • Take Lincoln Tunnel to New York City and follow signs to West 42nd Street
  • Turn left on to West 42nd Street
  • Turn right on to 12th Avenue (West Side Highway)
  • Turn left at 55th Street and proceed up the ramp to the terminal
  • Proceed to Piers #88/90/92.
Holland Tunnel:
  • New Jersey Turnpike North/South
  • Take Holland Tunnel to New York City
  • Take Exit 1 (9A). Pass 3 lights to West Street
  • Turn Right on West Street (which is also 12th Avenue)
  • Take West Street/12th Avenue 1 mile to 55th Street
  • Turn left onto 55th Street which is the entrance to the terminal.
  • Proceed to Piers #88/90/92.

Parking:
Parking is conveniently located above each of the piers. Drive up the Viaduct Ramp at 55th Street to the receiving area adjacent to their cruise vessel's berth.

Parking Rates Effective 4/1/08
  • Daily rate (up to 10 hours) for drop offs/visitors - $25.00
  • Cruise parking - $30.00 per night
  • Cruises from 10 to 30 nights - $300.00
Please Note:
  • Taxes are included in the rates. Payment accepted in cash, visa and master card.
  • We do not accept reservations. Space is subject to availability and is provided to cruise parkers on a first come, first serve basis.
  • For Ports America (Terminal Operator) Parking Information, call (212) 641-4454.
  • Additional parking lots are located at 59th Street.

New York City Passenger Ship Terminal (Brooklynn)

Travel Distance:
  • 15 miles from Newark International Airport; travel time is approximately 45 minutes.
  • 12 miles from LaGuardia Airport; travel time is approximately 45 minutes.
  • 21 miles from JFK International Airport; travel time is approximately 60 minutes.
Directions:
From Manhattan via Battery Tunnel:
  • From Manhattan, take the Battery Tunnel (I-478-E) into Brooklyn.
  • Continue onto the westbound Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278-W) and immediately take the first exit on the right: Exit 26- Hamilton Avenue onto the service road.
  • Stay to the left and make a left-U-turn at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue with Clinton Street/9th Street, then continue west along the westbound Hamilton Avenue service road.
  • Continue on the service road to its end at Van Brunt Street.
  • Turn left at Van Brunt Street, travel 2 blocks and then turn right onto Bowne Street to enter the terminal.
From Manhattan via the Brooklyn or Manhattan Bridges and from La Guardia Airport (LGA):
  • From the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, or La Guardia Airport, get onto the westbound Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I0278-W) and take Exit 27 - Atlantic Avenue.
  • Make Left onto Columbia Street.
  • Make a left onto Congress Street. Proceed one block to Hicks Street
  • Make a right on Hicks Street. Follow Hicks Street until it dead ends at Hamilton Avenue (adjacent to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel).
  • Make a right onto Hamilton Avenue. Follow it to Van Brunt Street and make a left on Van Brunt Street. Go two blocks and make right onto Bowne Street.
  • Enter the terminal at Bowne and Imlay intersection.
From John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport:
  • From John F. Kennedy Airport, get onto the westbound Belt Parkway to the eastbound Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278-E) exit expressway at Exit 26-Hamilton Avenue.
  • After exit, continue along westbound Hamilton Avenue service road to its end at Van Brunt Street.
  • Turn left at Van Brunt Street, travel 2 blocks and then turn right onto Bowne Street.
From Long Island / Queens:
  • Take the westbound Brooklyn-Queens Expressway exit at Exit 26 - Hamilton Ave onto the service road.
  • Stay to the left and make a left-U-turn at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue with Clinton Street/9th Street.
  • Continue west along the westbound Hamilton Avenue service road.
  • Continue on the service road to its end at Van Brunt Street.
  • Turn left at Van Brunt Street, travel 2 blocks.
  • Turn right onto Bowne Street to enter the terminal.
From New Jersey:
  • Take NJ Turnpike south on to Exit 13.
  • Cross Goethals Bridge to I-278, Staten Island Expressway.
  • Cross Verrazano Bridge into Brooklyn.
  • Continue north on Gowanus / BQE and exit at Exit 26 (Hamilton Avenue).
  • After Exit, go down the ramp to Van Brunt Street to its end.
  • Make a left turn on Van Brunt and travel 2 blocks.
  • Turn right onto Bowne Street to enter terminal.
From Newark International Airport (EWR):
  • From Newark International via Battery Tunnel / Brooklyn Bridge / Manhattan Bridge:
  • From Newark International Airport (EWR), take the US-1-9 ramp toward RT-21 / Newark Downtown / US-22 / I-78.
  • Merge onto US-1 & 9 N / US-9 N / US-1 N, which becomes 12th Street.
  • Follow 12th Street, pay the portions toll at Boyle Plaza, and continue to the Holland Tunnel into Manhattan. Toll for entering Manhattan is $6 by cash, $4 EZ Pass off-peak, and $5 EZ Pass peak.
Battery Tunnel:
  • Take Exit 1 towards Route 9A / West Side Highway / West St.
  • Take a slight left onto Laight Street.
  • Take a left onto Route 9A / West Side Highway and continue south.
  • Take the Battery Tunnel (Exit 2) towards I-278 / Brooklyn.
  • Continue onto the westbound Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278-W).
  • Immediately take the first exit on the right: Exit 26- Hamilton Avenue onto the service road.
  • Stay to the left and make a left-U-turn at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue with Clinton Street/9th Street.
  • Continue west along the westbound Hamilton Ave service road to its end at Van Brunt Street.
  • Turn left at Van Brunt Street, travel 2 blocks.
  • Make a right onto Bowne Street. Enter the terminal at Bowne and Imlay intersection.
Brooklyn Bridge:
  • Take Exit 3 towards Brooklyn.
  • Take a left onto Beach Street / Ericsson Street. Stay right on Beach Street, which becomes Walker Street.
  • Take a right onto Lafayette Street. Lafayette Street becomes Centre Street.
  • Merge onto the Brooklyn Bridge via the ramp on the left.
  • Take the Cadman Plaza W exit ramp towards I-278W / Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and take Exit 27 - Atlantic Avenue.
  • Make a Left onto Columbia Street.
  • Make a left onto Congress Street. Proceed one block to Hicks Street.
  • Make a right on Hicks Street. Follow Hicks Street until it dead ends at Hamilton Avenue (adjacent to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel).
  • Make a right onto Hamilton Avenue. Follow it to Van Brunt Street.
  • Make a left on Van Brunt Street. Go two blocks.
  • Make right onto Bowne Street. Enter the terminal at Bowne and Imlay intersection.
Manhattan Bridge:
  • Take Exit 1 towards Route 9A / West Side Highway / West St.
  • Take a slight left onto Laight Street, and continue onto Canal Street.
  • Continue west along Canal Street, and merge onto the Manhattan Bridge on-ramp.
  • Take the off-ramp towards I-278W / Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and take Exit 27 - Atlantic Avenue.
  • Make Left onto Columbia Street.
  • Make a left onto Congress Street. Proceed one block to Hicks Street.
  • Make a right on Hicks Street. Follow Hicks Street until it dead ends at Hamilton Avenue (adjacent to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel).
  • Make a right onto Hamilton Avenue. Follow it to Van Brunt Street.
  • Make a left on Van Brunt Street. Go two blocks.
  • Make a right onto Bowne Street. Enter the terminal at Bowne and Imlay intersection.

Parking:
Parking at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal is about 200-300 yards south of the terminal entrance/exit. Parking resides in an outdoor lot with security. Handicap spaces are available and the same rates apply as follows. Reservations are not needed to park.

Parking Rates Effective 4/1/08
  • Short Term (Up to 1 Hour) - $6.00
  • Short Term (Up to 2 Hours) - $7.00
  • Short Term (Up to 6 Hours) - $12.00
  • Daily Rate (10 Hours) - $17.00
  • Overnight Rate (24 Hours) - $22.00
  • Day Rate After 1st Day (Multi Days) - $19.00
For inquiries regarding Brooklyn Cruise Terminal parking, please contact:

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