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There are 6 ways to get from Chinatown to Empire State Building by subway, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  11m

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

$3

5 alternative options

Bus MTA  •  21m

  1. Take the bus from 6 Av/W Broadway to Madison Av/ E 33 St BxM18

$2 - $7

Bus Capital Bus Tour  •  35m

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

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  7m

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

$16 - $20

Uber  •  7m

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

$7 - $12

Walk  •  47m

  1. Walk from Chinatown to Empire State Building 2.5 miles

Questions & Answers

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 6 Av/W Broadway and arriving at Madison Av/ E 33 St. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 19m.

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The distance between Chinatown and Empire State Building is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Chinatown to Empire State Building without a car is to subway which takes 11m and costs $3.

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

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Chinatown to Empire State Building bus services, operated by MTA, depart from 6 Av/W Broadway station.

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Chinatown to Empire State Building bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Madison Av/ E 33 St station.

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There are 2054+ hotels available in Empire State Building. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chinatown to Empire State Building.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 11m

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

MTA operates a bus from Chinatown to Empire State Building 5 times a day. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 19m.

Train operators
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from 6 Av/W Broadway to Madison Av/ E 33 St
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from New York - 19 Pike St. to New York - Oakwood 888 6th Ave.
Ave. Duration
30m
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
30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
rockledgebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chinatown to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$21 - $28
UberX
$12 - $17
UberPool
$7 - $12
UberXL
$14 - $20
Black
$21 - $27
Black SUV
$30 - $40
Taxi from Chinatown to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
7m
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
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
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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