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There are 5 ways to get from Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to 34 St-Herald Sq

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from 5Th Ave @ 51St St to 5Th Ave @ 35Th St

Bus via 5 Av/W 46 St

  1. Take the bus from 5 Av/W 46 St to W 37 St/5 Av

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building

Walk

  1. Walk from Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building

Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building by walk and subway

The journey time between Radio City Music Hall and Empire State Building is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 5207 feet. Services are operated by MTA. Typically 3080 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

3080 Weekly Services
7 min Average Duration
$1 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building is to subway, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building is to taxi which costs $8 - $11 and takes 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5Th Ave @ 51St St and arriving at 5Th Ave @ 35Th St. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr and arriving at 34 St-Herald Sq. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

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The distance between Radio City Music Hall and Empire State Building is 4384 feet.

The best way to get from Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building without a car is to subway which takes 7 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The subway from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to 34 St-Herald Sq takes 3 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, depart from 5Th Ave @ 51St St station.

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Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building train services, operated by MTA, depart from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr station.

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Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building bus services, operated by Westchester County Bee-Line System, arrive at 5Th Ave @ 35Th St station.

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Map of how to get from Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building.
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  • Distance: 4384 feet
  • Duration: 7 min

What companies run services between Radio City Music Hall, NY, USA and Empire State Building, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to 34 St-Herald Sq every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 min. Alternatively, Westchester County Bee-Line System operates a bus from 5Th Ave @ 51St St to 5Th Ave @ 35Th St every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 4 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 47-50 Sts-Rockefeller Ctr to 34 St-Herald Sq
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from 5Th Ave @ 51St St to 5Th Ave @ 35Th St
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Website
Westchester County Bee-Line System
All other routes
$3
BxM4C/Rte28 Westchester-Manhattan Express
$8
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from 5 Av/W 46 St to W 37 St/5 Av
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
1 min
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Radio City Music Hall to Empire State Building train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 34 St-Herald Sq station.

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