There are 6 ways to get from Brooklyn to Jersey City by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, foot or bike

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Line 2 subway, train  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Church Av to Park Pl 2
  2. Take the train from World Trade Center to Journal Square Path

$6

5 alternative options

Line 5 subway, bus, line 80 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Church Av to Wall St 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Broadway & Exchange Alley to Jersey City, NJ
  3. Take the line 80 bus from C Columbus Drive At Grove St to West Side Ave At Fairmount Ave 80

$17 - $19

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Jersey City 11.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Jersey City 11.2 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Walk from Brooklyn to Jersey City 11.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Cycle from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Lincoln Park 10.4 miles

$10

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

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Jersey City is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 19 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Jersey City is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Brooklyn to Jersey City, including transfers.

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There are 1893+ hotels available in Jersey City. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Brooklyn, NY, USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

There is no direct connection from Brooklyn to Jersey City. However, you can take the line 2 subway to Park Pl, take the walk to World Trade Center, then take the train to Journal Square. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Brooklyn to Jersey City via Wall St, New York, NY - Broadway & Exchange Alley, Jersey City, NJ, and C Columbus Drive At Grove St in around 1 h 28 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Academy Bus LLC
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Broadway & Exchange Alley to Jersey City, NJ
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $14
Schedules at
academybus.com
Other operators
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Lincoln Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Brooklyn to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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