Recent Searches
Clear

Top New York City Skip-the-Line Tours

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in New York City. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Select Dates
Dates
Full-day Tours
City Tours
Cultural Tours
Private and Luxury
Arena Tours
Sightseeing Passes
Walking Tours
Water Tours
Shows & Performances
Shows
Historical Tours
Family-friendly Shows
Private Sightseeing Tours
Museum Tickets & Passes
Adults-only Shows
Musicals
Parks
Arts & Design
Observation Decks
Public Transportation Tours
National Parks
Sort by: Featured

Empire State Building General & Skip-the-Line Tickets

Empire State Building General & Skip-the-Line Tickets

star-4.5
3200
Marvel at the 360-degree, unobstructed views from the Empire State Building and explore its Interactive Museum and more with this combo ticket. See NYC's landmarks from the 86th-floor observatory, enjoy the exhibitions and augmented reality viewfinders on the 80th floor; and explore the 2nd-floor museum’s immersive displays on the building's history. Upgrade for skip-the-line access.
More
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$45.73
From
$45.73

Skip the Line: NYC One World Observatory Ticket

Skip the Line: NYC One World Observatory Ticket

star-4.5
1370
See New York City at your feet with admission to the One World Observatory, a 3-story destination on top of the western hemisphere’s tallest building. Ride to the 102nd floor and watch the virtual city skyline transform across centuries of history. Learn about the construction of the skyscraper, which has sweeping views across the city, enjoying New York from a whole new perspective. Or choose from two upgrade options with benefits like skip-the-line security entrance and flexible admission.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$41.37
From
$41.37

9/11 Memorial Museum Admission Ticket

9/11 Memorial Museum Admission Ticket

star-5
2726
Prebook your admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum in lower Manhattan, and guarantee your entry to the center that documented the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001. Museum artifacts include first-person accounts of what happened on that September morning in 2001, multi-media displays, and exhibits on history, which commemorate nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the attacks.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$28.00
From
$28.00

Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York Ticket

Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York Ticket

star-4.5
2107
Get the best view in all of New York City from the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Plaza. Soak up three floors of indoor and outdoor viewing areas and admire the Big Apple’s popular landmarks, such as One World Trade Center, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and more.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$41.37
From
$41.37

9/11 Memorial & Ground Zero Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum Ticket

9/11 Memorial & Ground Zero Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum Ticket

star-4.5
1868
In remembrance of the events that took place on September 11, 2001, take this 1.5-hour walking tour of Ground Zero and the National September 11 Memorial. Walk through the space of the former World Trade Center in New York City. A certified guide with a personal connection to the events of that day shares stories of tragedy and heroism. Get a deeper understanding of the events that took place here. Upgrade to add entry into the National September 11 Museum.
More
  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$35.00
From
$35.00

Choose Your Access Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Small-Group Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Choose Your Access Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Small-Group Tour

star-5
337
Immerse yourself in New York City history with this half-day visit to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. Enjoy priority boarding on the Liberty Island ferry and visit the iconic Statue of Liberty with a local guide, including the Statue of Liberty Museum. Continue by ferry to Ellis Island to learn more about New York's immigration history.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$45.00
From
$45.00

New York CityPASS

New York CityPASS

star-4.5
1740
Get the New York CityPASS and enjoy great discounts at some of the Big Apple’s top attractions. Your CityPASS mobile tickets are valid for 9 days from the date of first use of first use for NYC favorites like the Empire State Building, American Museum of Natural History, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Statue of Liberty, Guggenheim Museum, 9/11 Memorial and Museum and much more.
More
  • 9 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$136.00
From
$136.00

American Museum of Natural History Admission Ticket

American Museum of Natural History Admission Ticket

star-4
772
Explore the expansive American Museum of Natural History by booking full-day admission tickets. General admission tickets grant you access to about 50 exhibits, including the Rose Center for Earth and Space. You can make the most of your time in the acclaimed museum by upgrading to a Super Saver pass, which includes access to highlights such as Hayden Planetarium and 3D films.
More
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$23.00
From
$23.00

Statue of Liberty Ticket, 9/11 Memorial and Wall Street Tour

Statue of Liberty Ticket, 9/11 Memorial and Wall Street Tour

star-4.5
1123
Discover three of New York City's most memorable sites on this Viator Exclusive tour, available nowhere else. Hear the history of Wall Street on a guided walking tour, then visit the 9/11 Memorial to learn about one of the most significant events in NYC history. Finally, ride the ferry to Liberty Island and enjoy an audio tour of the Statue of Liberty and its museum.
More
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$59.00
From
$59.00

The New York Sightseeing Flex Pass: Save Big on 100+ Attractions and Tours!

The New York Sightseeing Flex Pass: Save Big on 100+ Attractions and Tours!

star-3.5
153
See the attractions that interest you in New York City with this Sightseeing Flex Pass. Select the number of attractions you want to visit (from two to 12) and use your pass to gain access at any time within 30 days. More than 100 NYC attractions and activities are available to choose from, such as the Statue of Liberty, One World Observatory, and Top of the Rock Observation Deck.
More
  • 30 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$70.77
From
$70.77

9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour with Optional 9/11 Museum

star-5
180
Learn more about the tragedies and triumphs of 9/11, one of the darkest days in NYC history, as you explore the 9/11 Memorial with a native New Yorker guide. Visit significant sites such as the 9/11 Memorial, St. Paul's Church, and the Fireman's Memorial on a walking tour, see the recently built Oculus, and upgrade to include admission to the 9/11 Museum.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$19.99
From
$19.99

Madame Tussauds NYC Famous Wax Musuem Admission Ticket

Madame Tussauds NYC Famous Wax Musuem Admission Ticket

star-4
305
The world-famous Madame Tussauds New York has over five floors of exhibitions and more than 200 wax figures including celebrities, sporting icons, and politicians. With this admission ticket, enjoy full access and spend as long as you like admiring the waxworks, posing for photos, and enjoying interactive experiences such as the Broadway exhibit or the Marvel 4-D Cinema Experience (if option selected).
More
  • 2 hours
From
$41.33
From
$41.33

Empire State Building Day and Night Admission Ticket

Empire State Building Day and Night Admission Ticket

star-4.5
515
As day turns to night, it's easy to see how New York City earned its City That Never Sleeps moniker. See the Big Apple in the light and dark with a day and night admission ticket to the 86th-floor observation deck at the Empire State Building—the highest observatory in New York City. Beat the lines by arriving with your daytime ticket, valid between 11am and 7:59pm, for 360-degree views of the iconic Manhattan Skyline and the Statue of Liberty. Then, return between 8pm and 10pm for spectacular views of New York by night.  
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$66.41
From
$66.41

Skip the Line Statue of Liberty Express OPEN FOR TOURS

Special Offer

Skip the Line Statue of Liberty Express OPEN FOR TOURS

star-3
22
Save precious time by prepurchasing reserve-line tickets for the ferry to Liberty and Ellis islands. Get familiar with boarding procedures during a 30-minute orientation tour with a guide, then enjoy priority boarding, bypassing the oft-lengthy flex ticket general line. Explore the grounds of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Museum with the aid of an audio guide, and upgrade for access to Lady Liberty’s pedestal.
More
  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$49.83
$55.99
$6.16 savings
From
$49.83
$55.99
$6.16 savings

NYC: 9/11 Memorial Museum Tickets & Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tickets

Special Offer

NYC: 9/11 Memorial Museum Tickets & Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island Tickets

star-3
9
Skip the long lines at one of New York City's best-known landmarks—the 9/11 Memorial Museum. The attraction draws large crowds of visitors daily, so you can save time by pre-booking admission and securing skip-the-line-entry. To complete your New York City experience, this package includes Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island ferry tickets.
More
  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$84.57
$99.50
$14.93 savings
From
$84.57
$99.50
$14.93 savings

The New York Pass: 100+ Attractions including Empire State Building

The New York Pass: 100+ Attractions including Empire State Building

star-4
720
Simplify your trip to the Big Apple, save time and money, and gain access to more than 100 New York attractions, experiences, and tours with this New York Pass. Choose from 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 7-, and 10-day pass options, granting you access to top NYC attractions including the Empire State Building, the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History, cruises, and more. Please note: Enjoy the extra flexibility in case your travel plans need to change: All passes (purchased by December 31) are valid for two year from purchase date and only become activated with your first attraction visit. After activation your pass will be valid for the number of consecutive days purchased.
More
  • 1 to 10 days
From
$117.00
From
$117.00

Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket

Bronx Zoo Admission Ticket

star-4
174
Discover an incredible variety of wildlife right in New York City with a Bronx Zoo admission ticket. Go inside this 265-acre zoo in the Bronx, one of New York City’s five boroughs, to see a range of exhibits including the Congo Gorilla Forest, JungleWorld, the Butterfly Garden, and a children’s petting zoo. Skip-the-line access is included with this admission ticket.
More
  • 4 hours
From
$39.95
From
$39.95

Skip the Line: Empire State Building Premium VIP Tour Ticket
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Skip the Line: Empire State Building Premium VIP Tour Ticket

star-4.5
58
Avoid the long lines at the Empire State Building with a small-group tour that gets you priority, skip-the-line access to the iconic skyscraper. You’ll join an ‘Observatory Ambassador’, hear behind-the-scenes stories, and get spectacular views across the New York City skyline, all without spending a New York minute waiting in line.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$175.00
From
$175.00

Skip the Line: Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Ticket

Skip the Line: Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Ticket

star-3.5
33
Uncover the unbelievable mysteries of the world at Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum in Times Square. An admission ticket welcomes guests of all ages to see over 500 extraordinary artifacts and exciting interactive exhibits at this unique attraction in New York City. For those who want to explore the unusual, there’s an authentic 19-foot-tall albino giraffe, the world’s largest collection of shrunken heads, a 19th-century vampire killing kit and much more.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$27.87
From
$27.87

NOW OPEN: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket optional Upgrade

Special Offer

NOW OPEN: Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Ferry Ticket optional Upgrade

star-4
28
The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous symbols of the US, and one of NYC’s most-visited attractions. Book ferry tickets in advance to avoid long lines at the Battery Park ticket booths. Choose a ticket type that suits you, from great-value flex tickets to fast-track reserve-line tickets including pedestal access. All options include access to Ellis Island too.
More
  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$35.99
$39.99
$4.00 savings
From
$35.99
$39.99
$4.00 savings

Private All Access 9/11 Ground Zero: Tour, Museum & Observatory

Private All Access 9/11 Ground Zero: Tour, Museum & Observatory

star-5
25
Relive the heroism and tragedy of the September 11th attacks during this 1.5-hour private walking tour of Ground Zero with tickets to the 9/11 Museum. Get a first-hand account of the dramatic events of this fateful day in 2001 from a local New Yorker as you explore Ground Zero and the 9/11 Memorial on a walking tour. Then visit the 9/11 Museum with your included entrance ticket.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$245.00
Price varies by group size
From
$245.00
Price varies by group size

Skip the Line: Empire State Building Sunrise Experience Ticket
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Skip the Line: Empire State Building Sunrise Experience Ticket

star-4.5
20
Wake up with the City that Never Sleeps on a trip to the Observation Deck of the Empire State Building at sunrise, before the building is open to the public. Jumpstart your day with 360-degree panoramic views of the sunrise illuminating New York City below on an experience limited to 100 people.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$125.00
From
$125.00

Skip the Line: Shake, Rattle and Roll Dueling Pianos Show Ticket

Skip the Line: Shake, Rattle and Roll Dueling Pianos Show Ticket

star-4
19
Enjoy singing, dancing, drinking and laughing along with some of the best piano players in New York City at this dueling piano show. This one-of-a-kind, all-request, completely interactive performance puts the audience at the center of the action. Skip the long lines and enjoy a high-energy rock ‘n’ roll performance. It’s perfect for couples, singles and groups who want to let their hair down and have a blast at a truly unique New York City entertainment experience.
More
  • 3 hours
From
$24.50
From
$24.50

Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights

Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights

star-4
10
Program Ended Holiday Lights Tickets are only valid for entry after 3pm on: November 21-24, 29, 30; December 1-31 (except 12/24 & 12/25); January 3-5
More
  • 1 to 2 hours
From
$39.95
From
$39.95

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Skip-the-Line Tours in New York City?
Q:
What Skip-the-Line Tours in New York City are 1 hour or less?
Q:
What Skip-the-Line Tours in New York City are taking additional safety precautions?