There are 5 ways to get from Brooklyn to Upper East Side 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.

Recommended option

Subway  •  33 min

  1. Take the subway from Prospect Park to 86 St Q

$3

4 alternative options

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

$26 - $35

Bikeshare  •  1 h 6 min

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

$10

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 33 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
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$26 - $35
uberX + Car Seat
$40 - $55
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $60
UberBLACK
$55 - $75
SUV
$75 - $95
Citi Bike
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
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Brooklyn to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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 Upper East Side is 14 km. The road distance is 18 km.

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

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

The subway from Prospect Park to 86 St takes 33 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.