Directions from Chinatown to Empire State Building

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Recommended option

Subway  •  11 min

  1. Take the subway from Grand St to 34 St - Herald Sq B / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. Capital Bus Tours / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chinatown to Empire State Building 2.6 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chinatown to Empire State Building 2.6 miles

$7 - $12

Walk  •  47 min

  1. Walk from Chinatown to Empire State Building 2.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from Forsyth St & Canal St to E 33 St & 5 Ave 3 miles

$10

What companies run services between Chinatown, NY, USA and Empire State Building, NY, USA?

Capital Bus Tour operates a bus from Chinatown to Empire State Building every 4 hours, and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave.
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Chinatown-152 East Broadway to Midtown - 34 W 31st St
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chinatown to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$7 - $12
uberX + Car Seat
$23 - $35
uberX
$14 - $20
uberXL
$17 - $23
UberBLACK
$22 - $29
SUV
$30 - $45
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Forsyth St & Canal St to E 33 St & 5 Ave
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Chinatown to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chinatown and Empire State Building is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chinatown to Empire State Building is to subway which costs $3 and takes 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Chinatown to Empire State Building is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $16 - $20.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York - 19 Pike St. and arriving at New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave.. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

The subway from Grand St to 34 St - Herald Sq takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.