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

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  •  29 min

  1. Take the subway from Briarwood - Van Wyck Blvd to Lexington Av/63 St F
  2. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to 86 St Q / ...

$6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Queens to Upper East Side 11.9 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Upper East Side 11.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Queens to Upper East Side 11.9 miles

$27 - $40

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

There is no direct connection from Queens to Upper East Side. However, you can take the subway to Lexington Av/63 St then take the subway to 86 St. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Upper East Side.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Queens to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$27 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $60
uberX
$35 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $60
UberBLACK
$60 - $80
SUV
$80 - $100
Taxi from Queens to Upper East Side
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Queens and Upper East Side is 15 km. The road distance is 19 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Queens to Upper East Side is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $65 - $80.

It takes approximately 29 min to get from Queens to Upper East Side, including transfers.