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How do you get to Riker's Island from Staten Island?



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By car: Take the Verrazano Bridge to Brooklyn and follow the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) to Queens. Take Exit 44 to Astoria Blvd. West. Turn right on 43rd Street, right on Ditmars Blvd., and left on Hazen Street, and go straight ahead across the Rikers Island Bridge to get to Rikers Island.

By public transportation: Take the Staten Island Ferry or one of the express buses to Manhattan. Take the subway to Queens Plaza (on the E, M or R train) or Queensboro Plaza (on the N, Q or 7 train), and take the Q100 bus to Rikers Island.