Empire State Building with Early Bird Access
Visit Empire State Building with a Go New York pass
- Pay nothing at the gate - simply scan your digital pass
Tours generally run:
8:30 am departure / 3:00 pm return;
9:30 am departure / 4:00 pm return;
11:30 am departure / 6:30 pm return
*You may be able to change to a different return time based on availability on the day of the tour.
Reservations are required at least 48 hours in advance.
Reservation Instructions: Reservations may be made by phone at (212) 246-0597 from 9:00 am-7:00 pm daily. Be sure to mention that you are an Explorer Pass holder. You will be asked to provide your unique 12-digit pass number(s), which are located near the QR code of each pass. There are four convenient midtown departure locations to choose from at time of reservation.
Getting In: After you have made your reservation, please arrive at your preselected boarding location at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure. Be sure to have your Explorer Pass(es) available since they will need to be scanned by the driver prior to boarding.
Please Note: Tours depart from 4 convenient midtown locations. Choose from the following three departure times, based on availability.
Departure 1: 8:30 am (3:00 pm return)
Lexington Hotel: Lexington Avenue & 48th Street (at Starbucks) - Picks up at 8:00 am
Pennsylvania Hotel: Seventh Avenue & 33rd Street (front entrance) - Picks up at 8:00 am
Sheraton New York: Seventh Avenue & 53rd Street (front entrance) - Picks up at 8:15 am
ROW NYC: Eighth Avenue & 45th Street (front entrance) - Picks up at 8:30 am
Departure 2: 9:30 am (4:00 pm return)
Lexington Hotel: Lexington Avenue & 48th Street (at Starbucks) - Picks up at 9:00 am
ROW NYC: Eighth Avenue & 45th Street (front entrance) - Picks up at 9:30 am
Departure 3: 11:30 am (6:30 pm return)
ROW NYC: Eighth Avenue & 45th Street (front entrance) - Picks up at 11:30 am
All tours return to the ROW NYC. Groups of 10 or more may be required to split up.
Four convenient midtown boarding locations to choose from upon reservation.
New York, NY 10917