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Ferry Discount Program

Ferry Discount Program

NYC Ferry (“NYCF”) administers the Ferry Discount Program (“Ferry Discount Program”). The Ferry Discount Program permits eligible individuals
to purchase a reduced-fare One-Way Ticket for $1.35. The NYCF Ferry Discount Program eligible riders include:


Senior Citizens,
aged 65 and older

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Senior Citizens aged 65 and older must submit one of the following documents to verify your identity and age:

  • Government Issued ID (e.g. NYS ID, IDNYC, Driver’s License from any state, US Military ID)
  • Expired government issued photo ID – up to 3 years prior Passport from any country Tribal ID
  • USCIS Registration Card/ Permanent Resident Card/Green Card Naturalization Certificate
  • Adoption Papers
  • Birth Certificate
  • Medicare Card

with Disabilities

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Persons with Disabilities must submit one of the following:

  • MTA Reduced-Fare MetroCard
  • Access-A-Ride ID
  • Medicare Card (and under 65)
  • New York State Commission for the Blind Registration Letter
  • Disability Award Letter from the Social Security Administration, Railroad Retirement Board, or the U.S Postal Service
  • Veterans Administration Letter stating that you are entitled to Veteran’s Disability Benefits

Current participants in the
Fair Fares NYC program

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Fair Fares NYC Participants must submit either:

  • A photo of a valid Fair Fares MetroCard and entering the Fair Fares MetroCard serial number
  • Or a screenshot of your Access HRA account showing current enrollment, serial number, and enrollment/expiration dates

New York Harbor School Students

Students currently enrolled at the New York Harbor School are eligible to participate in The Ferry Discount Program to access
NYC Ferry with a reduced fare ticket price of $1.35.

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*Ferry Discount Program applications may take up to 30 days to process. If it has been over 30 days since the submission of your application and you have not heard from us, please email us at: [email protected].