Visiting the Battery
M55, M15, M15 SelectBusService, M20 to South Ferry
Get Subway and Bus directions.
From the West Side: Take the West Side Highway / West Street south to the Battery Place exit.
This is the last exit before the Battery Tunnel underpass. See map for area parking garages.
From the East Side: Take the FDR Drive south to Exit 1 – Whitehall Street.
Immediately after the exit, a parking garage is available at 1 New York Plaza.
For information on travel to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, visit Statue Cruises.
Pedestrians can enter the park at
• Pier A Plaza, at West Street & Battery Place
• State Street just east of Broadway, by the IRT headhouse (station entrance serving the #4 and #5 subway lines)
• State Street & Water Street
• Battery Place at Greenwich Street
• South Street, by the Whitehall Terminal (serving the Staten Island Ferry)
Once in The Battery:
Download The Battery Map to help you find your way as you roam the gardens.