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

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  •  11 min

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

$3

5 alternative options

Bus  •  34 min

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

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Empire State Building to Chinatown 2.5 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Empire State Building to Chinatown 2.5 miles

$13 - $19

Walk  •  47 min

  1. Walk from Empire State Building to Chinatown 2.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  19 min

  1. Cycle from E 33 St & 5 Ave to Forsyth St & Canal St 2.8 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Empire State Building to Chinatown is to taxi which costs $16 - $20 and takes 6 min.

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

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

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

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

Capital Bus Tour operates a bus from Empire State Building to Chinatown 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 - Oakwood 888 6th Ave. to New York - 19 Pike St.
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 Midtown - 34 W 31st St to Chinatown-152 East Broadway
Ave. Duration
15 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 31st St. to New York
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 Empire State Building to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$13 - $19
uberX
$16 - $21
uberX + Car Seat
$25 - $35
uberXL
$19 - $25
UberBLACK
$21 - $28
SUV
$30 - $40
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from E 33 St & 5 Ave to Forsyth St & Canal St
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Empire State Building to Chinatown
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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