There are 5 ways to get from Queens to Upper West Side by subway, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway  •  52 min

  1. Take the subway from Rockaway Blvd to 81 St - Museum of Natural History A

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 51 St Qm15

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Queens to Upper West Side 12.9 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Upper West Side 12.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Queens to Upper West Side 12.9 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Upper West Side is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Upper West Side is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 20 min.

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The distance between Queens and Upper West Side is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Upper West Side without a car is to subway which takes 52 min and costs $3.

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The subway from Rockaway Blvd to 81 St - Museum of Natural History takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Upper West Side is 13 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Queens to Upper West Side.

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There are 1780+ hotels available in Upper West Side. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Upper West Side.
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  • Distance: 10.4 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a bus from Queens to Upper West Side hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $7 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Cross Bay Bl /Rockaway Bl to 6 Av/W 51 St
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Queens to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $40
UberX
$35 - $45
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from Queens to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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