Statue of Liberty Boat Cruise Schedule and Times

On your next trip to New York City, be sure to make time for a boat tour of New York Harbor to see the top attractions and landmarks from the water. Our sightseeing tours depart every day of the week at multiple times each day, making it easy to fit these tours into your busy vacation schedule. You owe it to yourself to see all of the most popular landmarks in the Big Apple, like the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governors Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Empire State Building, One World Trade Center, and many more. Our Statue of Liberty cruise schedule offers many options, but thankfully, you don’t have to decide right now, thanks to our flexible passes.

Our Statue of Liberty boat schedule is created to give you choices. We have numerous departure times spread out over the morning and afternoon, so you can easily make a boat tour work for you. We also offer fast boarding, so you never have to stand through hours of wait time to board a boat. With guaranteed seating, you’ll never miss your chance to tour New York Harbor.

At Liberty Cruise NYC, we offer three Statue of Liberty tour options to fit your busy day. The Statue of Liberty boat times for these three types of cruises are spaced out to give tourists as many options as possible.

Liberty Cruise Select Statue of Liberty Cruise Hours and Schedule

This cruise departs from Pier 36 (299 South St), New York, NY 10002. You have your choice of three tours on weekdays and four on weekends.

Days Cruise Times
Tuesday 4:30pm
Thursday 4:30pm
Friday 3:00pm, 4:30pm
Saturday 3:00pm, 4:30pm
Sunday 3:00pm, 4:30pm

This 1 hour & 10 minutes cruise includes an informative guided tour while you see landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governors Island, the Brooklyn Bridge, and more.

Liberty Cruise Saver Statue of Liberty Boat Schedule

The Liberty Cruise Saver departs from the same point with one cruise time. You’ll get a great view of the Statue of Liberty plus Ellis Island and the Manhattan skyline on your tour. Plus, your expert tour guide will tell you all there is to know about New York City.

Days Cruise Times
Tuesday 4:30pm
Thursday 4:30pm

When you’re ready to book your cruise with Liberty Cruise NYC, buy your tickets online to get the best value. You will be able to use your tickets anytime within the next twelve months. It couldn’t be easier to schedule your sightseeing to make sure you see all of the most popular landmarks and attractions in NYC!

Statue of Liberty and Cruise FAQs

Is the Statue of Liberty Open to the Public?

Yes: The Statue of Liberty is open to the public every day except for Dec. 25.

When Did the Statue of Liberty Reopen After 9/11?

After shutting down after the World Trade Center was attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, Liberty Island remained closed until Dec. 1, 2001. The monument remained closed until Aug. 3, 2004, when the pedestal reopened to the public, and the crown was reopened on July 4, 2009.

How Long Does the Liberty Cruise Take?

The Liberty Cruise Select takes two hours, the Express cruise takes an hour and 20 minutes, and the Saver cruise takes an hour and 45 minutes.

Can You Hop Off at Liberty State Park?

Yes! Our Express and Saver cruises stop at Liberty Harbor, adjacent to Liberty State Park, so if you’d like to hop off here to explore, you’re free to do so.