There are 4 ways to get from Fort Lee to Empire State Building by bus, subway, taxi or car

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

Line 186 bus, bus, line 1 subway  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 186 bus from G W Bridge Plaza East to Gw Bridge Bus Terminal 171 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/W 178 St to Broadway/W 168 St Bx7
  3. Take the line 1 subway from 168 St - Washington Hts to 34 St - Penn Station 1

$5 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 158 bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 158 bus from Main St At Central Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal 158

$1 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Lee to Empire State Building 10.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lee to Empire State Building 10.4 miles

$1 - $2

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Main St At Central Rd and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Fort Lee and Empire State Building is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lee to Empire State Building without a car is to line 186 bus and bus and line 1 subway which takes 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Fort Lee to Empire State Building, including transfers.

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Fort Lee to Empire State Building bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Main St At Central Rd station.

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Fort Lee to Empire State Building bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lee to Empire State Building is 10 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Fort Lee to Empire State Building.

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There are 1794+ hotels available in Empire State Building. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lee to Empire State Building.
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  • Distance: 7.2 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Fort Lee, NJ, USA and Empire State Building, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Fort Lee to Empire State Building every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from G W Bridge Plaza East to Gw Bridge Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Main St At Central Rd to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/W 178 St to Broadway/W 168 St
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Fort Lee to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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