There are 6 ways to get from Brooklyn to Central Park by subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway  •  41 min

  1. Take the subway from Prospect Park to 81 St - Museum of Natural History B

$3

5 alternative options

Line 5 subway  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Church Av to 86 St 5 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Central Park 11.7 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Central Park 11.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brooklyn to Central Park 11.7 miles

$27 - $40

Bikeshare  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Cycle from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Central Park West & W 85 St 11.1 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Central Park is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Central Park is to taxi which costs $60 - $80 and takes 19 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Central Park is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.7 miles.

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The subway from Prospect Park to 81 St - Museum of Natural History takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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There are 1905+ hotels available in Central Park. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Central Park.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Brooklyn, NY, USA and Central Park, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Brooklyn to Central Park every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brooklyn to Central Park
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$27 - $40
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberX
$30 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $75
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Central Park West & W 85 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Brooklyn to Central Park
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net

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