There are 2 ways to get from Empire State Building to Statue of Liberty by subway, ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Subway, ferry  •  57 min

  1. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Whitehall St R / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Battery Park to Liberty Island

$22

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/West 35 St to Broadway/Cedar St X28
  2. Take the ferry from Battery Park to Liberty Island

$22 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Empire State Building to Statue of Liberty is to subway and ferry which costs $22 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Empire State Building to Statue of Liberty is to subway and ferry which costs $22 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty is 5 miles.

It takes approximately 57 min to get from Empire State Building to Statue of Liberty, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Empire State Building to Statue of Liberty.
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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Empire State Building, NY, USA and Statue of Liberty, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Empire State Building to Statue of Liberty. However, you can take the walk to 34 St - Herald Sq, take the subway to Whitehall St, take the walk to Battery Park, take the ferry to Liberty Island, then take the walk to Statue of Liberty. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Empire State Building to Statue of Liberty via 5 Av/West 35 St, Broadway/Cedar St, Battery Park, and Liberty Island in around 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/West 35 St to Broadway/Cedar St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Ferry operators
Statue Cruises
Website
statuecruises.com
Ferry from Battery Park to Liberty Island
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
statuecruises.com

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