There are 5 ways to get from Brooklyn to Upper East Side by subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Line 4 subway  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from Franklin Av to 86 St 4 / ...

$3

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Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Upper East Side 11.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Upper East Side 11.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brooklyn to Upper East Side 11.2 miles

$27 - $35

Bikeshare  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Cycle from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to E 85 St & 3 Ave 10.2 miles

$10

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The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Upper East Side is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Upper East Side is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 18 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Upper East Side is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Upper East Side without a car is to line 4 subway which takes 32 min and costs $3.

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The line 4 subway from Franklin Av to 86 St takes 32 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brooklyn to Upper East Side is 11 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Brooklyn to Upper East Side.

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There are 1770+ hotels available in Upper East Side. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Upper East Side.
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

What companies run services between Brooklyn, NY, USA and Upper East Side, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Brooklyn to Upper East Side every 5 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 Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$27 - $35
UberX
$30 - $40
Car Seat
$35 - $50
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $75
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to E 85 St & 3 Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Brooklyn to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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