Empire State Building Tickets
Helpful advice from us and our travellers so you can enjoy your experience to the fullest.
Which is better, Top of The Rock or Empire State Building?
Empire State Building observatory is higher and offers better views of the Financial District and the One World Trade Center, while Top of the Rock is the choice for views of Times Square and Central Park, and the Empire State Building itself.
How long does it take to get to the top of the Empire State Building?
Between 20-45 min. To avoid queues, its best to visit early in the morning or late in the evening (around 22:00).
Can I bring a backpack into the Empire State Building?
Yes, you can bring your suitcase, backpack, bag and other luggage. Cameras are also allowed inside Empire State Building.