There are 8 ways to get from Brooklyn to Long Island City by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  30 min

  1. Take the subway from 15 St - Prospect Park to 21 St G

$3

7 alternative options

Line 5 subway  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 5 subway from Church Av to Grand Central - 42 St 5 / ...

$6

Bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Rogers Av/Church Av to Washington Plz/Washington Plz B44-Sbs
  2. Take the bus from Broadway/Roebling St to Jackson Av/11 St B62 / ...

$5 - $14

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Long Island City 7.7 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Long Island City 7.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brooklyn to Long Island City 7.7 miles

$18 - $24

Walk  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Walk from Brooklyn to Long Island City 7.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  38 min

  1. Cycle from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Jackson Ave & 46 Rd 6.4 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Long Island City is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Long Island City is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brooklyn to Long Island City. However, there are services departing from Rogers Av/Church Av and arriving at Jackson Av/11 St via Broadway/Roebling St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Long Island City is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Long Island City without a car is to subway which takes 30 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 15 St - Prospect Park to 21 St takes 30 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Brooklyn to Long Island City bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Rogers Av/Church Av station.

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Brooklyn to Long Island City bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Jackson Av/11 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brooklyn to Long Island City is 8 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Brooklyn to Long Island City.

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There are 1795+ hotels available in Long Island City. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Long Island City.
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  • Distance: 6.6 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Brooklyn, NY, USA and Long Island City, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Brooklyn to Long Island City via Washington Plz/Washington Plz and Broadway/Roebling St in around 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Rogers Av/Church Av to Washington Plz/Washington Plz
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Broadway/Roebling St to Jackson Av/11 St
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brooklyn to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$18 - $24
UberX
$20 - $27
Car Seat
$29 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $40
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$60 - $75
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Jackson Ave & 46 Rd
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Brooklyn to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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