There are 4 ways to get from Upper West Side to Williamsburg by subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 14 St A / ...
  2. Take the subway from 8 Av to Bedford Av L

$6

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Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Upper West Side to Williamsburg 8.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Upper West Side to Williamsburg 8.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Upper West Side to Williamsburg 8.2 miles

$31 - $36

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The cheapest way to get from Upper West Side to Williamsburg is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Upper West Side to Williamsburg is to taxi which costs $45 - $55 and takes 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Upper West Side to Williamsburg. However, there are services departing from 81 St - Museum of Natural History and arriving at Bedford Av via 8 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Upper West Side and Williamsburg is 5 miles. The road distance is 8.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Upper West Side to Williamsburg without a car is to subway which takes 22 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from Upper West Side to Williamsburg, including transfers.

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Upper West Side to Williamsburg train services, operated by MTA, depart from 81 St - Museum of Natural History station.

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Upper West Side to Williamsburg train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Bedford Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Upper West Side to Williamsburg is 8 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Upper West Side to Williamsburg.

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There are 2100+ hotels available in Williamsburg. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Upper West Side to Williamsburg.
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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

You can take a vehicle from Upper West Side to Williamsburg via 14 St and 8 Av in around 22 min.

Train operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 14 St
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 8 Av to Bedford Av
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Upper West Side to Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$31 - $36
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$31 - $36
Car Seat
$44 - $50
UberX
$32 - $36
UberXL
$46 - $52
Black
$55 - $70
Black SUV
$85 - $100
Taxi from Upper West Side to Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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