There are 9 ways to get from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge by ferry, bus, 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.

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Ferry  •  22 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hunters Point South / Long Island City to Schaefer Landing / South Williamsburg Er

$2 - $4

8 alternative options

Bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the bus from 44 Dr/21 St to Wythe Av/S 5 St B32

$2 - $7

Subway  •  45 min

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 14 St A / ...
  2. Take the subway from 8 Av to Bedford Av L

$6

Subway, bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Jay St - MetroTech A / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jay St/Fulton St to Bedford Av/Broadway B62

$5 - $10

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge 8.5 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge 8.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge 8.5 miles

$20 - $27

Walk  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Walk from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge 6.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Cycle from Central Park West & W 85 St to S 4 St & Wythe Ave 7.6 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 44 Dr/21 St and arriving at Wythe Av/S 5 St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Hunters Point South / Long Island City and arriving at Schaefer Landing / South Williamsburg. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridge is 5 miles. The road distance is 8.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge without a car is to ferry which takes 22 min and costs .

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The ferry from Hunters Point South / Long Island City to Schaefer Landing / South Williamsburg takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from 44 Dr/21 St station.

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Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Wythe Av/S 5 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge is 9 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge.

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There are 1792+ hotels available in Williamsburg Bridge. Prices start at $117 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge.
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  • Distance: 4.9 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Williamsburg Bridge, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 14 St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 8 Av to Bedford Av
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Jay St - MetroTech
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from 44 Dr/21 St to Wythe Av/S 5 St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Jay St/Fulton St to Bedford Av/Broadway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Ferry operators
NYC Ferry
Phone
1-844-4NY-FERRY
Email
help@ferry.nyc
Website
ferry.nyc
Ferry from Hunters Point South / Long Island City to Schaefer Landing / South Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
ferry.nyc
Adult
$3
Adult and Bike
$4
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$20 - $27
UberX
$23 - $30
Car Seat
$30 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Black
$45 - $65
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Central Park West & W 85 St to S 4 St & Wythe Ave
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Manhattan to Williamsburg Bridge
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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