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Skip the Line Empire State Building Tickets + Statue of Liberty Cruise

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Experience the best of NYC with this incredible combo that offers you skip the line access to the Empire State Building Observatory and a cruise to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Take in panoramic views of the city from two of the best spots in the area and enjoy getting to know New York!


  • Skip the line access to the 86th floor observatory of Empire State Building. Tickets valid for an entire year!
  • Take in panoramic views of NYCs iconic skyline and famous sights from this 360-degree vantage point.
  • Priority entry into Screening Facility Queue which saves you time at departure for your cruise.
  • Cruise to Liberty Island and Ellis Island with access to the grounds of the National Historic Monument.


  • Skip-the-line Empire State Building Observatory Tickets (86th Floor), including access to Art Deco Lobby
  • Skip-the-line Statue of Liberty Cruise tickets

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

The Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty are arguably the most prolific attractions in NYC. These two attractions are visited by 8 million visitors annually and this ticket combo is the perfect way to see both while saving time and money on your visit.

The Empire State Building offers the most panoramic views of NYC. Ascend this magnificent structure and take in the majestic city and its surreal city scape. Observe the bustling crowds down below while you take in the scene from NYC’s highest open-air observatory. Try to visit during sunrise or sunset to experience the best views of Lady Liberty, Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge and more.

The Statue of Liberty Cruise is a must-do on your visit to NYC. The world famous landmark has been the gateway to the new world for over a hundred years and is a breathtaking sight. Get priority access to the screening facility queue which saves you time at the departure with these tickets. Hop aboard and cruise to Ellis Island where you get access to the grounds of the Statue of Liberty National Monument.

Empire State Building Observatory

Step into the Art Deco lobby and see the incredible murals and paintings that pay an ode to the mechanical age, planets and stars, and more rendered in 24-karat gold. Proceed to the 86th floor enclosed glass pavilion via the uber-fast elevators and prepare yourself to take in the most magnificent views of NYC.

From atop the open-air observatory, the view that greets you is magical. Your tickets also get you access to the 4 educational exhibits at the venue. To make your experience more complete, you may download the ‘Empire State Building Experience’ app from your web store and get an audio guide in 8 languages along with fun facts and details about the structure.

The Empire State Building ticket not only gives you access to the legendary New York landmark but it also allows you to soar 1,049 Ft (320 m) high and enjoy a magnificent 360-degree open-air view of New York City. It also gives you access to the new second-floor galleries immersing guests in a series of exhibits, taking you on an experiential journey from the building’s construction to its current place in pop culture. Explore their new Site in the 1920s, Construction, Opening Day, Modern Marvel, Otis Elevators, World’s Most Famous Building, King Kong and Celebrity Exhibits!

Statue Of Liberty Cruise

Fast track into the screen facility queue at the departure point and climb aboard the cruiser. Sit back and enjoy views of the city from the waters as you go closer to the most recognizable landmark of New York, Lady Liberty. Hop off at Ellis Island and tour the grounds where the majestic Statue of Liberty stands. The tickets are flexible in nature, which means you can board the next available cruise, whenever you arrive!

Empire State Building

Monday09:00 AM - 01:00 AMlast entry 12:15 AM
Tuesday09:00 AM - 01:00 AMlast entry 12:15 AM
Wednesday09:00 AM - 01:00 AMlast entry 12:15 AM
Thursday09:00 AM - 01:00 AMlast entry 12:15 AM
Friday09:00 AM - 01:00 AMlast entry 12:15 AM
Saturday09:00 AM - 01:00 AMlast entry 12:15 AM
Sunday09:00 AM - 01:00 AMlast entry 12:15 AM

Ticket Type

Your Statue of Liberty Cruise tickets are dated so you must take the cruise on the date you choose at the time of booking, however, you can take your cruise at any time throughout the day on any of the departures.

Your Empire state building tickets are valid all day on the day that you choose to visit, which you can do at anytime for a year from the scheduled date of booking.

Statue of Liberty Access
Ground access to the Statue of Liberty monument and Ellis Island You will not be allowed to enter the monument or proceed to the top.

ESB Observatory Timings
The Empire State Building Observatory is open from 8 AM to 2 AM with the last admission at 1.15 AM.

How To Use Your Tickets

Empire State Building

You will receive an email with your Empire State Building Observatory voucher shortly. Please print the same.

Statue of Liberty Cruise

You will receive an email with your Statue of Liberty Cruise tickets. You have to take a printout of the same. We know it sucks, we’re trying to get this changed as soon as possible. Please proceed to the boarding point at Pier 16, 89 South Street.


  • The Empire State Building tickets are valid for a year from your scheduled date of visit.
  • The Statue of Liberty Cruise tickets are valid only for the date for which you’ve made the booking.
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