There are 7 ways to get from Brooklyn to Long Island City by subway, taxi, car, towncar, foot 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.

Recommended option

Subway  •  30 min

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

$3

6 alternative options

Line 5 subway  •  40 min

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

$6

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 - $26

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

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Brooklyn to Long Island City every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
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 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$18 - $26
uberX + Car Seat
$35 - $45
uberX
$26 - $35
uberXL
$30 - $45
UberBLACK
$40 - $55
SUV
$55 - $75
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Jackson Ave & 46 Rd
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Brooklyn to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brooklyn and Long Island City is 11 km. The road distance is 12 km.

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

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

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