Bayonne, NJ is located just across the Hudson River from the New York Passenger Ship Terminal, and is the new home of Royal Caribbean's ships sailing from the New York Metro Area.  Bayonne's Port is known as Cape Liberty and is home to the former Bayonne Military Ocean Terminal.  Just 15 minutes from the Newark airport and right off the New Jersey Turnpike, Cape Liberty Cruise Port is a convenient departure point for both drive-market guests and those arriving by air.
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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

As a symbol of democracy and freedom, the Statue of Liberty is recognized around the world and is synonymous with the United States. You can reach Liberty Island by ferry, departing from Jersey City, New Jersey.

Other Fun Things to Do
Take a tour of Ellis Island and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. From 1892 to 1954, the island was the gateway for more than 12-million immigrants to the United States.
Explore the Liberty Science Center located in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey which features hundred of interactive exhibits, shows, demonstrations and the nation's largest IMAXTM Dome Theater.
Visit the Bayonne Bridge in Bayonne, New Jersey, which is one of the longest steel arch bridges in the world. It's not only impressive in size, but also in looks. When it opened in 1931, the American Institute for Steel Construction named the bridge the 'Most Beautiful Steel Arch'.
See more than a century's worth of fire-fighting history at the Chief John T. Brennan Fire Museum in Bayonne, New Jersey. First used in 1870, the firehouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.
Shopping for Bargains
New York City is quite literally a shopping mecca. You can find anything and everything here, from the world's finest designers on Fifth Avenue to eclectic boutiques throughout the city. And for souvenirs, you don't have to go far - you'll find a shop on just about every block.
Get a Taste of Local Flavor
Whether you're looking for an elegant dinner for two or hot dogs for the family, New York City has some of the best food in the world. Grab a sandwich at Sardi's, a deli in Times Square famous for its celebrity-named sandwiches. Or get a slice of the pizza the city is famous for, offered in any number of small restaurants and street vendors.
Map No. Purple Letter Code found on Map Above Location
1 PST NYC Passenger Ship Terminal - 48th thru 52nd Streets (Vehicle entrance on 55th Street) New York City, NY - Parking Info 212-641-4454
2 CP Chelsea Piers - 23rd Street & Hudson River Park - New York City , NY -
3 CL Cape Liberty Cruise Port - Port Terminal Boulevard - The Peninsular - Bayonne, NJ
4 BCT Brooklyn Cruise Terminal - Piers 11& 12 - Brooklyn, NY (Coming Spring 2006)

The guests parking facility will be located adjacent to the cruise terminal and the cost for parking will be $15 per day. The parking facility will only accept cash on arrival and will not accept credit cards or checks. The on-site parking facility is secured and will be large enough to accommodate all guests who choose to park their cars at the pier.

Airport Transfers

If you are flying into a New York or New Jersey airport and purchased the flights from the cruise line, please check your cruise documents to determine if this price included transfers and if you have a voucher. If transfers were NOT included, you may be able to purchase your transfers from the cruise line or use a private transfer service. If you are staying in a hotel, the concierge or bell desk can help you find a reasonably priced transfer service. Be sure to negotiate the rate in advance.

One option is to use a shuttle service such as Super Shuttle from JFK, LGA or EWR to the pier. For prices and reservations call 212-BLUE-VAN.

Newark International Airport (EWR)

Transfers will be available from EWR to Cape Liberty and vice versa. Prices to be determined. Cape Liberty is approximately
10 miles from the airport and is 15 minutes driving time.

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK)

Transfers may be available from JFK to Cape Liberty (still to be determined). Cape Liberty is approximately 30 miles from the

LaGuardia International Airport (LGA)

Transfers will not be available from LGA to Cape Liberty. All cruise only guests flying into LGA will be responsible for their
own transportation from LGA to Cape Liberty. Air Sea guests will be accommodated through Newark International Airport.
Cape Liberty is approximately 21 miles from the airport.

Taxi Costs
EWR to Bayonne: $35 plus tolls
LGA to Bayonne: Approx. $65 plus tolls
JFK to Bayonne: Approx. $70 plus tolls

Light Rail
There is a light rail station located in Bayonne just 3 miles from the cruise terminal. Royal Caribbean will provide a complimentary shuttle bus between the Light Rail station and the cruise terminal. Guests need to board the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail service and take the train to the E. 34th Street Station in Bayonne. The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail ties into the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) and Amtrak train lines. Guests can get more information at the following websites: and