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New York City Explorer Pass vs. New York CityPASS – The Biggest Differences

While both of the New York City sightseeing pass options include admission to multiple attractions and help you save time and money when compared to paying for each attraction at the gate, there are some key differences between the New York City Explorer Pass options and CityPASS explained in more detail below.

Attraction choice flexibility:

  • New York City Explorer Pass gives you total flexibility to choose attractions as you go, so you’re not tied to a pre-determined itinerary
  • CityPASS limits your attraction options to 3 pre-determined and 3 either/or choices

Attraction options:

  • New York City Explorer Pass includes admission to your choice of 3, 4, 5, 7, or 10 attractions from over 80 options (including all the attraction options on CityPASS)
  • CityPASS includes admission to 6 attractions; 3 pre-determined and 3 either/or choices

Pass validity:

  • New York City Explorer Pass gives you 30 consecutive calendar days to visit attractions

CityPASS gives you 9 consecutive calendar days to visit attractions