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

$27 - $40

Bikeshare  •  1 h 14 min

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

$10

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
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$27 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$45 - $60
uberX
$35 - $50
uberXL
$45 - $65
UberBLACK
$65 - $85
SUV
$80 - $110
Citi Bike
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
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Upper West Side to Brooklyn?

The distance between Upper West Side and Brooklyn is 15 km. The road distance is 20 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Upper West Side to Brooklyn?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Upper West Side to Brooklyn?

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

How long does it take to get from Upper West Side to Brooklyn?

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