There are 5 ways to get from Empire State Building to Coney Island by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  53 min

  1. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Bay 50 St D

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/West 35 St to Cropsey Av/Bay 52 St X28 / ...

$2 - $7

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Empire State Building to Coney Island 13.9 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Empire State Building to Coney Island 13.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Empire State Building to Coney Island 13.9 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Empire State Building to Coney Island is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Empire State Building to Coney Island is to taxi which costs $75 - $90 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Empire State Building and Coney Island is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.9 miles.

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The subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Bay 50 St takes 49 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5 Av/West 35 St and arriving at Cropsey Av/Bay 52 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Empire State Building to Coney Island hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/West 35 St to Cropsey Av/Bay 52 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Empire State Building to Coney Island
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $65
uberXL
$55 - $75
UberBLACK
$70 - $95
SUV
$90 - $120
Taxi from Empire State Building to Coney Island
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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