August 22, Staff Report
NYC Ferry unveiled its schedule for the Astoria Route today that will make its debut next week.
The new ‘Astoria Route’ will begin service on August 29 and it will connect Astoria at the Hallets Cove dock to Roosevelt Island, to Long Island City at Gantry Plaza, to East 34th Street in Manhattan, and down to Wall Street. The route will take approximately 45 minutes.
The schedule notes that ferries will run every 25 minutes during morning (6:30am-9:50am) and evening peak hours (3:40pm to 6:35pm) and every 50 minutes outside those times.
The ferries will run every 33 minutes on weekends. Service starts each day at 6:30 am and ends between 9:00-10:00pm. Click for schedule.
On weekends, ferries will run every 33 minutes. Service will begin at 6:30 a.m. and end around 10 p.m. A fully detailed timetable can now be viewed on the NYC Ferry website.
The existing “East River Route’ that incorporates Hunters Point South Park in Long Island City will be unchanged.