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Skip the Line Empire State Building Ticket
Activities in New York

Skip the Line Empire State Building Ticket

  • As long as you wish

Visit the legendary Empire State Building and climb 1,049 Ft (320 m) high to enjoy a magnificent 360-degree view of New York City. Don’t miss out on this incredible experience!

Moreover, the ticket includes skip the line access, so you’ll skip the endless ticket office queues.

Why visit the Empire State Building?

Climbing to the top of the Empire State Building, in the heart of Manhattan, is an unparalleled and unique experience for all travellers visiting New York City.

Its impressive 86th-floor observation deck that stands 1,047 Ft (320 m) tall has a glass-enclosed and an outdoor open-air terrace from where you’ll be able to enjoy privileged views of Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, the Chrysler Building and the Statue of Liberty, among many other renowned landmarks.

What’s more, you’ll be able to visit its famous Art Deco hall and visit the “Dare to Dream” and “Sustainability” exhibitions, which reflect the history, evolution and sustainability of the tallest skyscraper in the world until 1972.

Ticket Options

Skip the line ticket

Reserving this ticket you'll skip the never-ending lines that tend to form in front of the famous building. But you'll still have to wait in line for security and the elevator.

Express ticket

Skip all the lines! With this ticket, you'll be able to climb the Empire State Building without waiting in any of the lines that form, including for security and the elevator!

Day and Night Skip the Line Ticket

If climbing the most famous skyscraper in the world doesn't seem quite enough, with this ticket you have the possibility to climb up by day and by night. You can access the tower twice, to see the city both by the light of day and illuminated by night.

The night entrance ticket is valid from 9 pm on the same day, and permits you to skip the line at the ticket office, but not at security or the elevator.

Important information

  • Avoid the visit on cloudy days! Even though you must choose a date for your visit, the ticket is open-ended and is valid for up to a month after the ticket is issued.
  • The observation deck opens every day from 8 am – 2 am. The last lift goes up at 1:15 am.
  • Even though you won’t have to wait in line for the tickets, you must queue for security check and to take the lift.
  • If you want to avoid long lines, abstain from visiting the Empire State Building between 11 am and 2 pm, and one hour before and after the sun sets.
  • If you want to climb to the 102nd-floor observation deck, you can purchase the supplementary ticket on the 86th floor.
  • For the day option, first access is at 8 am and last at 8:45 pm. For the second (night) option first entry is at 9 pm and the last at 1:15 am. Both accesses must be on the same day.

Price

Skip the Line Ticket
Adults Seniors over 62 years old Children 6-12 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 37
US$ 35
US$ 31
Free
Express Ticket
Adults Seniors over 62 years old Children 6-12 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 65
US$ 65
US$ 65
Free
Day and Night Ticket
Adults Seniors over 62 years old Children 6-12 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 53.25
US$ 53.25
US$ 53.25
Free

Skip the Line Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 37
  • Seniors over 62 years old

    US$ 35
  • Children 6-12 years old

    US$ 31
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

Express Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 65
  • Seniors over 62 years old

    US$ 65
  • Children 6-12 years old

    US$ 65
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

Day and Night Ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 53.3
  • Seniors over 62 years old

    US$ 53.3
  • Children 6-12 years old

    US$ 53.3
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

More information

Duration

As long as you wish

Included

Empire State Building ticket with skip the line access.

Admissions to the 86th floor observation deck.

Entry to the various exhibitions.

Audio guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Ticket

You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

from
US$ 37
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

20 West 34th Street

Cancellations

Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.

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