There are 5 ways to get from Upper West Side to Brooklyn by subway, taxi, car, towncar 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.

Recommended option

Subway  •  33 min

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Prospect Park B

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Upper West Side to Brooklyn 12.7 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Upper West Side to Brooklyn 12.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Upper West Side to Brooklyn 12.7 miles

$29 - $40

Bikeshare  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Cycle from W 84 St & Broadway to Rogers Ave & Sterling St 11.7 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Upper West Side to Brooklyn is to taxi which costs $65 - $85 and takes 19 min.

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The distance between Upper West Side and Brooklyn is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.7 miles.

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The subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to Prospect Park takes 33 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, the driving distance between Upper West Side to Brooklyn is 13 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Upper West Side to Brooklyn.

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Map of how to get from Upper West Side to Brooklyn.
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  • Distance: 9.6 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

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

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Upper West Side to Brooklyn every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Upper West Side to Brooklyn
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$29 - $40
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberX
$30 - $45
UberXL
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$80 - $110
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 84 St & Broadway to Rogers Ave & Sterling St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Upper West Side to Brooklyn
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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