The Rockaway / Brooklyn Army Terminal / Manhattan ferry service will conclude on October 31, 2014. Beginning Saturday, November 1, travelers may use the following alternative transit routes:
For these recommended transit lines, complete schedules can be found by clicking on the following links: A Train, S Train, R Train, Q53 Bus Service.
Additional travel information can be found on the MTA website, the MTA Trip Planner tool, the MTA Subway Map, and the Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan MTA bus maps.
From the Rockaways to Manhattan:
Route 1: From BEACH 105TH ST STATION, take a BROAD CHANNEL-bound Rockaway Park Shuttle Train to BROAD CHANNEL STATION, and transfer to a 207th ST-INWOOD-bound A Train to Manhattan.
Route 2: From BEACH 108TH BUS STATION on Rockaway Beach Boulevard, take a WOODSIDE-bound Q53 Limited Bus to CROSS BAY BL/LIBERTY AV (12 Stops). Walk one block east to ROCKAWAY BLVD STATION to transfer to the 207TH ST-INWOOD-bound A Train to Manhattan.
From Manhattan to the Rockaways:
From Manhattan, take a FAR ROCKAWAY-MOTT AV bound A Train to ROCKAWAY BOULEVARD. Walk one block west to CROSS BAY BL /LIBERTY AV STATION to transfer to the Q53 Limited Bus toward ROCKAWAY PK - B. 116 ST.
From Brooklyn Army Terminal to Manhattan:
From 59TH ST STATION, take a FOREST HILLS – 71ST ST AV-bound R Train to Manhattan.
From Manhattan to Brooklyn Army Terminal:
From WHITEHALL ST STATION, take a 95TH ST-BAY RIDGE-bound R Train to 59TH ST STATION.