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Book the Edge and Summit Tickets Combo | Save upto 20%

Summit One Vanderbilt and the Edge are the two most popular skyscrapers in New York City.

The Edge is a triangular observation deck suspended in mid-air on the 100th floor, while the Summit is a commercial skyscraper with three observatories.

Both are located just 1.6 miles away from each other and give each other tough competition in terms of height and visitor experience.

The separate entry tickets for visiting them cost between $40 and $45.

If you want to see both at the cost of one, we highly recommend you check out the Edge and Summit tickets combo, which costs $68 per person.

With these tickets, you can save $44 per ticket and enjoy a visit at a much cheaper cost.

Plus, you can choose your preferred date and time slot for the flexible itinerary.

Edge and Summit Tickets Include:

For Edge NYC

Admission to Edge Observation Deck
Access to the indoor observation deck, outdoor sky deck, Skyline Steps, Glass Floor, and Eastern Point
Free digital souvenir photo

For Summit One Vanderbilt

Access to three observation decks of the Summit
Access to installations like Air, Levitation and  outdoor elevator
Visit the Reflect, a beautiful art installation by famous artist Yayoi Kusama

Edge and Summit Tickets Price

For the Edge in NYC:

Visitor’s AgeTicket Price
Adult ticket (12 to 61 years)$31
Child ticket (6 to 11 years)$27
Infant ticket (upto 5 years)Free
Senior ticket (62+ years)$30

For the Summit Vanderbilt:

Visitor’s AgeTicket Price
Adult ticket (13+ years)$43
Youth ticket (6 to 12 years)$37
Infant ticket (Under 5 years)Free

Combo Price:

Per Participant$68

Kindly note that this is a general price; additional discounts exist for seniors, kids and infants.

How do you book the Edge and Summit Combo tickets?

Booking these tickets is a simple, three-step process:

Choose the preferred time: Select the dates and times you want for each attraction on the booking website. Also, select the number of tickets you need.

Complete secure payment: Once you are done, you must complete the secure payment process. 

Receive your tickets: Once payment is processed, you will receive your combo tickets by email. Print out your tickets or save them to your phone before you go!

Know Before You Go:

  • Special discounted tickets are available for the Edge for NYC residents & US military personnel at the venue.
  • Both Edge and Summit offer free entrance to infants under 5 years of age.
  • An adult must accompany kids under 12 years of age.
  • Only service animals are allowed at the Edge NYC.
  • Wear comfortable shoes, and avoid heels and boots that can damage the glass at the Summit NYC.
  • No outside food, smoking, large packages, or weapons are allowed there.
  • Both Summit and Edge are wheelchair accessible. Strollers must fold for elevator and escalator access.

Cancellation Policy:

You can flexibly buy these combo tickets up to 24 hours before the visit. There is also an anytime cancel option available for Edge NYC tickets.

What to Expect with Edge and Summit Combo Tickets

With these Edge and Summit tickets in hand, you can enter any of these attractions first in your preferred time slot.

To reach the Edge New York, you must use the elevator near ‘The Shops and Restaurants’ on Level 4 of the 30 Hudson Yards building.

The elevator will take you from the 4 floors to the 100th floor within 52 seconds, providing an immersive multimedia experience.

Once on top, you will be amazed by the unique views of NYC’s skyline.

Various points, such as the Eastern Point, the glass floor, and the Skyline steps, provide a different experience.

You can also gaze at the world through glasses under your feet. 

After enjoying the views, you can either try the City Climb adventure or relax at the Peak restaurant and bar on the 101st floor.

At the Summit, you can enter from any of the three entrances and head directly to the observatory by following the signage that says, ‘Observation Deck.’

You must take a 50-second elevator ride to reach the top.

Once at the top, you can enjoy the views from the 91st floor and experience trippy visuals and distorted perceptions through mirrors and floating spheres.

You can also capture your face in 3D and watch it transform into a cloud in a mesmerizing display. Perfect for your Instagram feed!

After all the fun activities, you can also head to the top floor with an ascent or just relax at the cafe there.

Itinerary for Visiting the Edge and Summit in NYC: Our Recommendation

We recommend you visit the Summit deck early in the morning or in the afternoon. It’s more wonderful during the day.

After seeing it, you can head to the Edge around or after the sunset and stay till late at night.

With sparkling city lights and twinkling skyscrapers, the Edge at Night looks surreal.

Here’s a tip: If you have nothing planned for the afternoon, consider exploring the Hudson Yards before heading to the Edge.

It has various architectural buildings like the Vessel, which is about to open after a long shutdown, The Shed, Chelsea Market, and High Line Park.

How do you reach Summit One Vanderbilt from the Edge?

The Edge NYC Address: 30 Hudson Yards, New York, NY 10001, United States

Summit Vanderbilt Address: 45 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017, USA

The Edge is located in the newest development project in Manhattan, Hudson Yards, near the Hudson River.

The Summit lies at 45 E on 42nd Street. It is well-placed between the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center.

Both attractions are located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from each other.

Visitors can easily travel between them using a bus, car, subway, taxi or even on foot.

By Subway:

The cheapest way to reach Summit One Vanderbilt from the Edge is by taking the subway.

You can take subway line 7 from 34 Hudson Yards on 11th Ave.

The subway will take 6 minutes and cost $1 to $2. You must get off at the Grand Central Terminal on 42nd Street.

You can easily walk from the station to the Summit, which is a few steps away. GET DIRECTIONS.

By Bus:

No direct buses are available between the two attractions, and taking a bus is not that efficient or fast.

However, if you feel it is convenient to take the bus, you can take the M11 bus from the nearby stop on 10 Ave. and switch to M42 later.

The bus also costs $1 to $2 and takes 8 to 10 minutes to cover the distance.

By Car:

If you plan to take a car, you must take W 38th St. It is 1.6 miles long and takes 16 minutes. To use it:

1. Exit the Edge and head northeast on 10th Ave. toward W 31st St
2. Continue for 0.4 miles, then turn right onto W. 38th St.
3. Go straight for 0.7 miles and take a left turn onto 6th Ave/Ave. of the Americas
4. Turn right onto W. 42nd St., and Summit will be on your left.

By Taxi:

Taxis are readily available in NYC, and taking a taxi is the fastest way to travel from Edge to Summit. However, it might cost more.

You can either book them online or hail them on the street.

You can use a taxi if you are short on time or have luggage. Taxis in NYC cost around $5 and take 5-10 minutes to cover the distance.

Opening Hours of Edge and Summit

The Edge is open daily from 10 am to 10 pm and closes 50 minutes before closing at 9.10 pm.

While the Summit NYC opens an hour early at 9 am and closes at 12 am. Visitors can enter 90 minutes before the closing time of 10.30 pm.

The Edge and Summit tickets offer a time entry, and visitors must reach them before the time slot.

Once in, there is no time limit; You can stay for as long as you want.

Edge NYCThe Summit 
Opening Hours10 am to 10 pm9 am to 12 am
Last Entry50 minutes before closing10.30 pm (90 minutes before closing)

About Summit One Vanderbilt and The Edge

Let’s learn more about these attractions :

The Edge NYC

Height:1,100 feet (340 m)
Observatory: The Edge, 100th floor
Opened On:
11 March, 2020
Architect:
Kohn Pedersen Fox

The Edge is a triangular observation deck suspended in mid-air on the 100th floor of the 30 Hudson Yards Building.
Located at 1,131 feet, it is the highest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere and the second highest globally.

It is well surrounded by glass walls, offering 360-degree views. It also has glass floors to look down the street.

From the Edge, you can see various famous landmarks, such as the Empire State Building, Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, and more.

For more unobstructed views and adventurous experiences, the edge also offers City Climb Experience to visitors.

Summit One Vanderbilt

Height: 1,401 feet
Observatory: 91st to 93rd floor (one outdoor, two indoor)
Opened On:
21 October, 2021
Architect:
Kohn Pedersen Fox

The Summit is a 93-story tall building with a height of 1400 feet.

It has three observation decks on the 91st, 92nd and 93rd floors, two indoor and one outdoor.

It offers stunning views of the popular landmarks of NYC, such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and more.

Summit offers different experiences and activities for visitors, like:

AIR is an immersive art experience with a mix of transparency and reflectivity.

REFLECT is a beautiful art installation by famous artist Yayoi Kusama.

LEVITATION is a combo of two transparent glass-enclosed skyboxes.

Wanna know which is better, the Edge or the Summit? Read our detailed guide on The Edge vs Summit One Vanderbilt, comparing every point.

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FAQs

How much time do you need at Summit One Vanderbilt and the Edge?

Visitors typically spend 1-2 hours at the Edge and 2-3 hours at the Summit.

Depending on your interest, you can plan to speed up or decrease the time. 

Are there combo tickets available for the Edge and Summit?

Yes, combo tickets are available for the Edge and Summit One Vanderbilt. These combo tickets offer significant savings compared to purchasing tickets separately.

Are any discounts available for the Edge and Summit tickets combo?

Yes, there is a discounted rate for booking the combo tickets.

Each separate ticket costs between $40 and $45, while by booking a combo, you can save up to 20% or $44 per ticket and get tickets for just $68 per person.

These tickets offer additional discounts for children and seniors and free infant entry.

What is the easiest way to get from the Edge to Summit?

The easiest and most budget-friendly way to travel between the Edge and Summit One Vanderbilt is by subway Line 7.

You can take it from the 34 Hudson Yards station to the Grand Central Terminal on 42nd Street. From there, it’s a short walk to the Summit.

Alternatively, taxis are readily available in NYC and offer a convenient option for those preferring private transportation.

Can I cancel my Edge and Summit combo tickets?

You can cancel your combo tickets up to 24 hours before your visit.

This flexibility allows you to adjust your plans if needed.

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