There are 4 ways to get from Times Square to Empire State Building by bus, taxi or foot

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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

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Taxi  •  1 min

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

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Bus  •  17 min

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

$12 - $14

Walk  •  14 min

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

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

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

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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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The distance between Times Square and Empire State Building is 3017 feet.

The best way to get from Times Square to Empire State Building without a car is to line 714 bus which takes 11 min and costs $10 - $15.

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The line 714 bus from New York, NY - 40th and 6th to New York, NY - 34th & 5th takes 11 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Times Square to Empire State Building bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New York, NY - 40th and 6th station.

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Times Square to Empire State Building bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at New York, NY - 34th & 5th station.

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There are 1795+ hotels available in Empire State Building. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Empire State Building.
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  • Distance: 3017 feet
  • Duration: 11 min

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.

Bus operators
Coach USA
Academy Bus
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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