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Save approximately 60 minutes when you buy Skip The Line Tickets for the Empire State in advance. No need to print your VIP tickets, simply show them on your smartphone! Buy the cheapest fast track tickets to the Empire State Building here.

General Info Empire State Building

Buy your Skip The Line Tickets for Empire State Building before you go to New York to save time. The Empire State Building is one of the most famous buildings in New York. Experience unforgettable 360° views of New York City and beyond. No matter how long you’re in town, no visit to NYC is complete without experiencing the top of the Empire State Building.

You can choose between standard tickets or skip the line smartphone tickets. When you want to visit the 102nd floor, you can upgrade your tickets at the entrance. You can buy tickets including Skyride but that’s an old flight simulator and not really worth the money.

We highly recommend to buy one of the two Skip The Line Passes for New York, Skip the line admission to the Empire State Building is included.

Highlights Empire State Building

Panoramic view of 5 streets of America from the outdoor viewing platform or from the galleries

Inside the newly renovated Art Deco lobby and murals, the historic “Dare to Dream” exhibition and the “Sustainability” exhibition

Take in New York’s most breathtaking views from its open-air observatory

Free multimedia app (English)

Opening Hours & Best Time to visit Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is open daily from 10am to 6pm, 365 days a year regardless of the weather. It’s smart to check vision at the top in advance. When it’s a less bright day, wait until visibility gets better. If you want to avoid crowds, go before 10:00 or after 21:00. With the New York CityPass, you may visit the Empire State Building twice. You are able to return the same day in the evening for free. Enjoy the beautiful views of New York both daytime and in the evening. From May to August you can visit the Empire State Building between 22:00 hours and closing time for the second time. From September to April you are welcome between 20.00 and closing time for the second time.

How To get to Empire State Building

  • Metro

    34th Street/Penn Station (lines 1, 2, 3, A, C and E) or 34th St – Avenue of the Americas (lines B, D, F, N, Q and R).

  • Bus

    These Bus lines stop near Empire State Building:M101, M15, M2, SIM1C

  • Train

    The nearest train station to Empire State Building in New York – New Jersey is 34 St-Penn Station. It’s a 1 min walk away.

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