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NYC tops the list of cities with the most number of skyscrapers, and two of its most popular are the Edge NYC and Empire State Building.

The Empire State Building has a height of 1,250 feet (380 m) and a few observation decks on the 86th and 102nd floors. 

On the other hand, the Edge is the highest outdoor observation point in the Western Hemisphere, located at a remarkable height of 1200 feet.

Both attractions are located just a mile apart and are quite popular among visitors seeking millions of annual visitors.

Booking separate tickets to see them will cost $137 for the Empire State and $40 for the Edge.

However, with these Edge and Empire State Building combo tickets in hand, you can see both of them for just $168, saving around $14 per ticket.

Combo Inclusions:

Empire State Building

  • Early morning tickets for the Empire State Building
  • Visit to the 86th-floor observation deck
  • Access to immersive exhibits on the second floor 
  • Downloadable interactive audio guide app
  • Free high-speed WiFi

Edge NYC

  • Admission to Edge at Hudson Yards
  • Access to its indoor observation deck, outdoor sky deck, Skyline Steps, and Eastern Point
  • Multimedia Display 
  • Free digital souvenir photo

Edge Combo Ticket Price:

The Edge NYC:

Visitor’s AgePrice
Adult (12 to 61 years)$33
Child (6 to 11 years)$29
Infant (up to 6 years)Free
Senior (62+ years)$31

Empire State Building:

Per Participant$131

Do you know the Sunrise Experience only takes place on the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, with a capacity of only 40 visitors per day?

If you want to enjoy it, make sure to book your tickets in advance to avoid unavailability.

Know Before You Go:

Kindly make sure to arrive on time for your selected timeslot at both attractions.

At Edge: You must show your Edge tickets at the main entrance on Level 4 at ‘The Shops & Restaurants.’

The timing of the sunrise experience varies based on when the sun is rising in NYC.

Only service animals are allowed at Edge NYC.

All visitors must go through a security check; things like glass items, weapons, monopods, and tripods are not allowed.

Cancellation Policy:

You can flexibly reschedule or cancel the tickets for Edge NYC. However, rescheduling is not possible for the Empire State Building tickets.

Opening Hours of the Edge and Empire State Building

 Edge Hudson Yards:

Monday to Thursday,9 am to 10 pm
Friday to Sunday,9 am to 12 am
Last admission50 minutes before closing

Empire State Building

The Empire Building opens daily between 9 and 10 am and closes between 10 and 1 am, depending on the season.

The Sunrise Experience starts early in the morning, between 5 am and 7 am, depending on when the sun rises in NYC.

Want to know which is better, the Edge or the Empire State Building? Read our detailed guide to it.

What is the Distance from the Empire State Building to the Edge?

Empire State Building Address: 20 W 34th St., New York, NY 10001, United States

Edge Hudson Yards Address: 30 Hudson Yards, New York, NY 10001, USA

The Empire State Building is located in the Midtown South neighborhood of Manhattan.

The Edge is located on the 100th floor of the 30 Hudson Yards Building.

The distance between both attractions is 1.1 miles (1.7 km), and you can easily see one building from the other.

How to Reach from the Empire State Building to the Edge

There are various ways to get from the Empire State Building to the Edge: by bus, car, taxi or foot.

By Bus

Taking the bus is one of the cheapest ways to get from the Empire State Building to the Edge or vice versa.

It costs for a one-way journey and takes minutes. To catch a bus:

1. Walk to the 34 Street & 9 Avenue bus stations, located 0.4 miles (600m) apart.
2. Catch buses M34A-SBS or M34A running every 5 to 12 minutes.
3. Get off at the E 34 St/5 Av Stop, located a few steps from the Empire State.

From the stop, you can easily walk to the Empire State Building.

By Car

If you plan to take a car, you must use W. 34th St. to travel between them. It is 1.1 miles long and will take 10 minutes to reach.

To use this route:

1. Head northeast on 10th Ave. toward W 31st St

2. Turn right onto W 34th St.

3. Turn right onto 5th Ave GET DIRECTIONS

Also, make sure to look for parking places near the Empire State Building or the Edge, depending on where you are traveling in advance.

By Taxi

Taxis are readily available in NYC. 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.

Taxis are the fastest way to travel between them.

By Walk

If you plan to explore NYC streets, you can easily travel from the Empire State Building to the Edge on foot.

The walking distance between the attractions is 1 mile, and it will take 25-30 minutes, depending on your speed.

There are three routes to walk between them: via W 33rd St, via W 34th St and via W 31st St. Out of the three, via W 33rd St. is the shortest. 

About the Edge and Empire State Building

Edge Hudson Yards

1,100 feet (340 m)

Opened On:
11 March, 2020

Kohn Pedersen Fox

Edge NYC is a popular observation deck and the city’s newest attraction, scaling a height of more than 1200 feet.

It is located on the 100th floor of the 30 Hudson Yards building and provides 360-degree views of the city’s skyline.

Besides stunning views, The Edge also offers adventurous activities like City Climb and Ice skating.

Empire State Building

Height: 1,454 feet (443 m)

Opened: 1 May, 1931.

Architecture: Shreve, Lamb and Harmon

The Empire State Building is a 102-story building in NYC. It is popular for its remarkable height with an antenna on top.

Constructed in the 1930s, the building was the world’s tallest building until 1970.

It has iconic observation decks on the 86th and 102nd floors and an indoor observatory on the 80th floor.

With appearances in over 250 films and television series, it is one of the most popular landmarks in NYC. 


How do you book Empire State Building and Edge Combo Tickets?

To book combo tickets for the Empire State Building and the Edge, simply visit the ticketing page and select your preferred date and time slot for the visit.

Make the payment process, and you will be good to go!

Are there any discounts available for purchasing tickets to the Empire State Building and the Edge together?

Combining tickets for both attractions offers discounted rates compared to purchasing them separately.

By booking a combo, you can save $14 per ticket compared to buying them separately.

What do these combo tickets include?

Combo tickets typically include admission to both the Empire State Building and the Edge, with a downloadable audio guide app and free high-speed WiFi at the Empire State.

It also gives Edge’s Sky Deck access to a free digital souvenir photo.

What is the cancellation policy for the Edge and Empire State Combo?

You can reschedule or cancel your Edge tickets for the Edge and Empire State Building Combo tickets if needed.

However, please note that rescheduling for the Empire State Building tickets is impossible.

Can you see the Empire State Building from the Edge?

You can see the Empire State Building from the Edge’s observation decks.

The two iconic skyscrapers are located relatively close to each other, providing visitors with stunning views of both landmarks.

Which is higher, the Edge or the Empire State Building?

The Empire State Building stands taller than the Edge.

With its antenna included, the Empire State Building reaches a height of 1,454 feet (443 meters), while the Edge reaches a height of over 1,200 feet (approximately 366 meters).

How to go from the Empire State Building to the Edge?

There are several transportation options to travel from the Empire State Building to the Edge, including buses, taxis, cars, and walking.

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