There are 4 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Empire State Building by bus, subway, taxi or foot

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

Bus  •  12 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 34th St. & 8th Ave to New York, NY - 34th St. & 5th Ave X23 Staten Island / ...

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Empire State Building 4684 feet

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 34 St - Penn Station C / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 34th St. & 8th Ave to New York, NY - 34th St. & 5th Ave X23 Staten Island / ...

$15 - $17

Walk  •  16 min

  1. Walk from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Empire State Building 4412 feet

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and Empire State Building, NY, USA?

Academy Bus LLC operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Empire State Building every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $14 and the journey takes 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Academy Bus LLC
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 34th St. & 8th Ave to New York, NY - 34th St. & 5th Ave
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
academybus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
2 min
Estimated price
$8 - $10
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Empire State Building is 1 km.

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Empire State Building is to taxi which costs $8 - $10 and takes 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Empire State Building is to taxi which takes 2 min and costs $8 - $10.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - 34th St. & 8th Ave and arriving at New York, NY - 34th St. & 5th Ave. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

The bus from New York, NY - 34th St. & 8th Ave to New York, NY - 34th St. & 5th Ave takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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