Summit One Vanderbilt FAQs

1. Do you need to buy tickets in advance for Summit One Vanderbilt?

The best way to guarantee entry to Summit One Vanderbilt is to purchase your tickets in advance. 

In order to secure your spot in Summit One Vanderbilt during the preferred time slot and skip the long queues, it is suggested to get the ticket online

Children 5 and under do not require a ticket.

2. How much does summit one cost?

The cost of the Summit One Vanderbilt ticket depends on the age of the person. 

Adults ages 33 to 99 years old cost $42.

Youth ages 6 to 12 cost $36, and children under the age of five enjoy free entry.

3. Is Summit One Vanderbilt included in New York Pass?

No, Summit One Vanderbilt is not included in the New York Pass.

4. How to get to Summit One Vanderbilt?

There are numerous ways to access the SUMMIT observation deck.

Guests can reach the Summit by taking a train, metro, bus or car. 

Read more about how to reach Summit One Vanderbilt to plan your visit.

5. How long does it take to visit Summit One Vanderbilt?

On average, it can take up to 90 to 120 minutes to explore all three floors of the attraction, but visitors are free to proceed at their own pace.

We suggest visitors allow two to three hours of time to explore all the features of the Summit thoroughly.

6. Is Summit One Vanderbilt better at night or day?

The beauty of One Vanderbilt is that it looks beautiful both day and night. 

The grandeur of the building is most impressive during the day, while the innovative lighting design creates a stunning nighttime experience.

However, it is true that Summit One Vanderbilt at night is an experience worth cherishing for a lifetime as you can watch the NYC city illuminate and glow in its glory.

7. Is the Summit One Vanderbilt worth it?

The Summit One Vanderbilt Experience is a unique opportunity to take in an immersive art experience. 

Curated by Kenzo Digital, visitors can expect interactive installations and displays that blend art, technology, and storytelling creatively. 

Adding to the experience, the open-air terrace and indoor lounge offer unmatched views of iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, Central Park and the Hudson River. 

With the ability to purchase online tickets, the Summit One Vanderbilt experience is a must-do for anyone looking for an unforgettable trip to New York City.

8. Can I take a backpack to the Summit One Vanderbilt

No, backpacks are not allowed at the Summit One Vanderbilt. 

All suitcases, trunks, wheeled duffle bags, carry-on bags and packages, are prohibited. 

Any other bag, container, or parcel larger than a standard backpack, purse or messenger bag shall be prohibited as well.

9. What is the best time to visit Summit One Vanderbilt

The best times to go are either early morning, when you’ll bump into the least crowds, or one hour before sunset to catch the best views and capture great photos.

Visiting the Summit One Vanderbilt during the peak months of April to June, and September to early November is an ideal time to enjoy the city’s offerings.

10. Is there parking at Summit One Vanderbilt

There is no on-site parking available at Vanderbilt; the closest parking can be found at 566-568 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238, USA.

Read more about parking near Summit One Vanderbilt if you plan to drive to the location.

11. How fast is the Summit elevator

Ascent, the Summit elevator has a rated speed of 25 m/min (83 ft/min). 

This slow speed ensures guests have a comfortable and immersive experience while riding in the elevator.

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