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There are 5 ways to get from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the subway from Fordham Rd to 55 St D

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Line 2 subway, bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Bronx Park East to Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Flatbush Av/E 31 St to 49 St/14 Av B11

Bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Morris Pk Av/White Plains Rd to Madison Av/E 23 St BxM10
  2. Take the bus from E 23 St/Broadway to Shore Rd/72 St X27 / ...

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY 22.4 miles

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY 22.4 miles

The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY by subway and walk

901 Weekly Services
1h 13m Average Duration
$1 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY. However, there are services departing from Morris Pk Av/White Plains Rd and arriving at 60 St/13 Av via E 23 St/Broadway and Shore Rd/71 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fordham Rd and arriving at 55 St. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.

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The distance between The Bronx and Brooklyn, NY is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.4 miles.

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The best way to get from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY without a car is to subway which takes 1h 13m and costs $1 - $3.

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The subway from Fordham Rd to 55 St takes 1h 9m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Morris Pk Av/White Plains Rd station.

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The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY train services, operated by MTA, depart from Fordham Rd station.

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The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, arrive at Shore Rd/72 St station.

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Map of how to get from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY.
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  • Distance: 16.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 13m

What companies run services between The Bronx, NY, USA and Brooklyn, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from Fordham Rd to 55 St every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY via Madison Av/E 23 St, E 23 St/Broadway, Shore Rd/72 St, Shore Rd/71 St, and 60 St/13 Av in around 2h 43m.

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 Fordham Rd to 55 St
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Subway from Bronx Park East to Flatbush Av-Brooklyn College
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from Flatbush Av/E 31 St to 49 St/14 Av
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Bus from Morris Pk Av/White Plains Rd to Madison Av/E 23 St
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Bus from E 23 St/Broadway to Shore Rd/72 St
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexicocs.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 55 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY is 22 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from The Bronx to Brooklyn, NY.

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