There are 6 ways to get from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Rockville Centre to Jamaica Babylon
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to East New York Hempstead / ...

$5 - $7

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Train, line 2 subway  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Rockville Centre to Penn Station Babylon
  2. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Church Av 2

$9 - $11

Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd n4
  2. Take the bus from Archer Av/Merrick Bl to Van Sinderen Av/Broadway Q24 / ...

$5 - $10

Bus via Clarkson Av/Nostrand Av  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Parsons Blvd n4
  2. Take the bus from Alabama Av / Fulton St to Clarkson Av/Nostrand Av B12

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn 17.2 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn 17.2 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn. However, there are services departing from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave and arriving at Van Sinderen Av/Broadway via Archer Av/Merrick Bl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn. However, there are services departing from Rockville Centre and arriving at East New York via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Rockville Centre and Brooklyn is 16 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn without a car is to train which takes 40 min and costs $5 - $8.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn, including transfers.

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Rockville Centre to Brooklyn bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, depart from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave station.

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Rockville Centre to Brooklyn train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Rockville Centre station.

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The best way to get from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn is to train which takes 40 min and costs $5 - $8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $10 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Rockville Centre, NY, USA and Brooklyn, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn via Jamaica in around 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn via Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd and Archer Av/Merrick Bl in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Rockville Centre to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to East New York
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Rockville Centre to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Merrick Blvd
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Merrick Rd. & Morris Ave to Archer Ave + Parsons Blvd
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Archer Av/Merrick Bl to Van Sinderen Av/Broadway
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Alabama Av / Fulton St to Clarkson Av/Nostrand Av
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Seaford Taxi and Airport Service
Phone
+1 516 236-5735
Website
seafordtaxis.com
Bethpage Taxi
Phone
+1 516-652-2353
Website
bethpagelongislandtaxi.com

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Rockville Centre to Brooklyn bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at Van Sinderen Av/Broadway station.

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Rockville Centre to Brooklyn train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at East New York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rockville Centre to Brooklyn is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Rockville Centre to Brooklyn.

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