There are 4 ways to get from Brooklyn to Upper East Side by subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway  •  37 min

  1. Take the subway from Parkside Av to 86 St Q

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Upper East Side 11.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Upper East Side 11.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brooklyn to Upper East Side 11.4 miles

$40 - $50

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Parkside Av and arriving at 86 St. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Upper East Side is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Upper East Side without a car is to subway which takes 37 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Parkside Av to 86 St takes 37 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Brooklyn to Upper East Side train services, operated by MTA, depart from Parkside Av station.

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Brooklyn to Upper East Side train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 86 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brooklyn to Upper East Side is 11 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Brooklyn to Upper East Side.

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There are 2090+ hotels available in Upper East Side. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

MTA operates a vehicle from Brooklyn to Upper East Side every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Brooklyn to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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uber.com
UberPool
$40 - $50
Car Seat
$50 - $60
UberX
$43 - $48
UberXL
$55 - $70
Black
$75 - $85
Black SUV
$110 - $130
Taxi from Brooklyn to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
19 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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