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Liberty Super Express Downtown

50 MIN

BATTERY PARK SLIP 6 & PIER 16

Only have eyes for Lady Liberty? This is the fastest way to see the Statue of Liberty from Downtown NYC! Tour guide included!

  • Tour guide
  • Photo stop at the Statue of Liberty
  • Outdoor deck space

Cruises starting Monday, December 5

THE FASTEST WAY TO SEE THE STATUE OF LIBERTY FROM DOWNTOWN

See the Statue of Liberty in a New York minute.

If you only have time for one item on your New York City sightseeing bucket list, make it the Statue of Liberty. The Liberty Super Express sightseeing cruise is the easiest and fastest way to get up close to the iconic Statue of Liberty and back from Downtown NYC. Departing from Slip 6 in Battery Park every hour on the hour beginning at 11am or from Pier 16, South Street Seaport, 20 minutes later, you will experience the magic of Lady Liberty in all her glory in just 50 minutes. The cruise will slow down once it sails near the Statue of Liberty, so be sure to have your phone or camera at the ready for the most perfect photo opportunity.

The Statue of Liberty is iconic for good reason. A towering symbol of freedom, her monument in New York Harbor welcomes millions of tourists from all over the world daily and represents hope to all that have the chance to witness her magnificence. No trip to New York City is complete without visiting the famous landmark, and Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises is the best way to get up close and personal with Lady Liberty. Trust us, the best views are definitely from the water!

Our vessels are designed to give you the best experience possible no matter where you are seated. Whether you choose to cruise on our outer deck or from indoors, you will enjoy unparalleled views of the Statue of Liberty and the iconic New York City skyline. Each Liberty Super Express has a tour guide to provide fascinating anecdotes and important history about the Statue, Ellis Island and other downtown landmarks.

Liberty Super Express Catamaran on the water
Liberty Super Express 1
Downtown NYC Sunset
SOL Sunset closeup
NYC HOHO Hero
Liberty Super Express Catamaran on the water
Liberty Super Express 1
Downtown NYC Sunset
SOL Sunset closeup
NYC HOHO Hero

Fastest Way to See the Statue of Liberty from Downtown in NYC

Statue of Liberty view from Battery Park

Sun setting with reflection on downtown NYC buildings and water

Sun setting behind Statue of Liberty

New York City skyline, view of Downtown Manhattan

See the most famous NYC landmarks

Unparalleled views from the water

Sit back, relax and enjoy breathtaking views of the NYC skyline and the Statue of Liberty while our award winning tour guides narrate every detail along your route.

One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center

Built to memorialize the Twin Towers, the 1,776’ (541m) “Freedom Tower” is the tallest building in the Western hemisphere.

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport

The South Street Seaport is a historic area in New York City. It features some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge

The longest suspension bridge when it opened in 1883, its 276’ (84m) high towers are built of limestone, granite and cement.

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

Standing 305’ (93m) tall, Lady Liberty has welcomed visitors since she was bequeathed to America from France in 1886.

Ellis Island

Ellis Island

The busiest US immigrant port processed over 12 million immigrants from 1892 to 1954.

Plan Your Visit Downtown

Downtown West: Battery Park Slip 6

Look for our red signs and kiosk or our red-shirted ambassadors to guide you to our dock. Get Directions to Battery Park / Slip 6

Downtown East: Pier 16 South Street Seaport

Look for our blue "Circle Line" ticket booth at the entrance to Pier 16 Get Directions to Pier 16

What To Do When You Arrive

  • If you bought tickets directly from circleline.com or Viator, Get Your Guide or Expedia, please have your ticket available on your phone and proceed to the boarding queue.
  • If you have a pass, such as NY Pass, Explorer Pass or Sightseeing Pass, or a voucher, please go to our ticket kiosk to pick up your tickets and proceed to the boarding queue.
Liberty Super Express Google Map

Our Sightseeing Cruises Are Smoke-Free!

Smoking is not permitted on Circle Line’s regular sightseeing cruises including Liberty, Statue of Liberty Express, Statue by Night, Landmarks, Best of New York and Harbor Lights.*

Smoking may be permitted in designated areas on Circle Line’s Music Cruises, Bear Mountain Cruises, 4th of July and New Year’s Eve Cruises. Please plan your trip accordingly.