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There are 6 ways to get from Empire State Building to Central Park by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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

Map of how to get from Empire State Building to Central Park.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Empire State Building to Central Park every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 9 minutes.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Empire State Building to Central Park
Avg. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
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uber.com
uberPOOL
$8 - $11
uberX + Car Seat
$21 - $28
uberX
$12 - $17
WAV
$11 - $16
uberXL
$13 - $17
UberBLACK
$27 - $35
SUV
$35 - $50
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from E 33 St & 5 Ave to Central Park West & W 85 St
Avg. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi
Avg. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

How far is it from Empire State Building to Central Park?

The distance between Empire State Building and Central Park is 4 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Empire State Building to Central Park?

The cheapest way to get from Empire State Building to Central Park is to subway which costs $3 and takes 22 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Empire State Building to Central Park?

The quickest way to get from Empire State Building to Central Park is to taxi which takes 6 minutes and costs $25.

How long does it take to get from Empire State Building to Central Park?

The subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to 81 St - Museum of Natural History takes 9 minutes including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.