There are 5 ways to get from Times Square to Empire State Building by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  6 min

  1. Take the subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 34 St - Herald Sq N / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Line 714 bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the line 714 bus from New York, NY - 40th and 6th to New York, NY - 34th & 5th 714

$10 - $15

Bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to New York, NY - 34th St & Broadway

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Times Square to Empire State Building 4398 feet

$7 - $10

Walk  •  14 min

  1. Walk from Times Square to Empire State Building 3860 feet

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Empire State Building is to subway which costs $3 and takes 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to Empire State Building is to taxi which takes 1 min and costs $7 - $10.

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The distance between Times Square and Empire State Building is 1 km.

The subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 34 St - Herald Sq takes 2 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - 40th and 6th and arriving at New York, NY - 34th & 5th. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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

Coach USA operates a bus from Times Square to Empire State Building twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Coach USA
Academy Bus LLC
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to New York, NY - 34th St & Broadway
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
academybus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Times Square to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
1 min
Estimated price
$7 - $10
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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