Public Transportation

Public Transportation is highly recommended as parking is difficult.

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Battery Park City is served by most subway lines.

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1/2/3 or A/C to Chambers Street

Walk west along Chambers and cross West Side Highway into BPC.

Convenient to Rockefeller Park, The Irish Hunger Memorial, Teardrop Park, 6 River Terrace, the Ball Fields, and the Community Center at Stuyvesant High School.

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4/5 line to Wall Street, or the 1 or R line to Cortland Street

Walk west along Rector Street and cross the pedestrian bridge into BPC.

Convenient to Esplanade Plaza, Kowsky Plaza, West Thames Park, The Upper Room, Rector Park, North Cove and the Police Memorial.

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4/5 to Bowling Green, R or 1 to Whitehall Street/South Ferry or J/Z to Broad Street or R line to Rector Street.

Walk west until you pass Historic Battery Park and enter BPC.

Convenient to For Wagner Park, South Cove, Pier A Plaza, the Museum of Jewish Heritage and the Skyscraper Museum.

Pedestrian Bridges cross West Side Highway at Chambers Street and Rector Street.


The M9, M20, and M22 buses all stop in Battery Park City

Please always check with for up to date information regarding subways and busses.


World Trade Center stop on the PATH Train

A pedestrian tunnel connects the World Trade Center PATH Train Station to the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place.

Convenient for North Cove, Esplanade Plaza, Kowsky Plaza and the Police Memorial.


The New York Waterway ferry runs direct from Hoboken and Jersey City to the World Financial Center ferry stop near Nelson A. Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City.

Ferry information can be found at

The Staten Island Ferry offers free service from Staten Island to Manhattan.

Walk west from the Manhattan ferry terminal until you pass Historic Battery Park and enter BPC.

For public transit directions for anywhere in New York City visit


Public Transportation is highly recommended for your convenience. Public parking garages are available throughout Battery Park City and at the Battery Parking Garage between Greenwich Street and West Street. Entrances are available on Morris, Greenwich and Washington Streets.

From Manhattan and the Bronx, use either the southbound Westside Highway, or the FDR Drive to West Street.

From Queens and Long Island, use either the Queensborough/Ed Koch Bridge or the Midtown Tunnel to the southbound FDR Drive. Take the FDR to West Street.

From Brooklyn, use the Brooklyn-Battery/Hugh L. Carey Tunnel to West Street, or use the Brooklyn Bridge to West Street via the FDR Drive or Chambers Street.

From Staten Island, take the Staten Island Ferry to Battery Place. Battery Place wraps around Historic Battery Park and enters Battery Park City between Pier A and the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

From New Jersey, use the Holland Tunnel and follow the signs to West Street heading downtown.

From West Street, turn west onto Chambers Street, Murray Street, Vesey Street, Liberty Street, Albany Street, West Thames Street, or Battery Place.


BPC Parks are open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m., year round.

Some parks and playgrounds may be closed at certain times due to maintenance. For details, call (212)267-9700.