There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights by subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from 59 St - Columbus Circle to High St A / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights 9.5 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights 9.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights 9.5 miles

$34 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 59 St - Columbus Circle and arriving at High St. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Brooklyn Heights is 6 miles. The road distance is 9.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights without a car is to subway which takes 19 min and costs $3.

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The subway from 59 St - Columbus Circle to High St takes 19 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights train services, operated by MTA, depart from 59 St - Columbus Circle station.

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Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights train services, operated by MTA, arrive at High St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights.

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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Brooklyn Heights, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 59 St - Columbus Circle to High St every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 59 St - Columbus Circle to High St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$34 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$34 - $40
Car Seat
$48 - $54
UberX
$36 - $41
UberXL
$50 - $60
Black
$65 - $75
Black SUV
$95 - $110
Taxi from Manhattan to Brooklyn Heights
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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