How to get from Queens to Empire State Building

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Recommended option

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Qm15

$2 - $7

4 alternative options

Subway  •  53 min

  1. A

$3

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. 10.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  17 min

  1. 10.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  17 min

  1. 10.9 miles

$25 - $35

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Queens to Empire State Building hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av to W 34 St/5 Av
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Queens to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$25 - $35
uberX + Car Seat
$40 - $55
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$40 - $60
UberBLACK
$55 - $75
SUV
$75 - $95
Taxi from Queens to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Queens and Empire State Building is 15 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Queens to Empire State Building is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Queens to Empire State Building is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs $60 - $75.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av and arriving at W 34 St/5 Av. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

The bus from Cross Bay Bl /Liberty Av to W 34 St/5 Av takes 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.