Brooklyn to Manhattan Travel Information

Cheapest Way Public Transit — $3
Fastest Way Subway — 26min
Eco-Friendly Way Public Transit — 2 lb CO2
Available Modes 2 modes — public transit and by car
Distance 9 miles
Travel Companies Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Public Transit
$3 · 26min · 2 lb of CO2
Church Avenue (25) to 86th Street (BC)
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Public Transit from Brooklyn to Manhattan

It's very common to take public transportation from Brooklyn to Manhattan. 4 public transportation providers, including Metropolitan Transportation Authority, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at Brooklyn, you can hop on at Church Avenue (25) and ride all the way to 86th Street (BC), 86th Street (456).

$1 · 13min · 3 lb of CO2
Brooklyn to Manhattan

Drive from Brooklyn to Manhattan

It's 10 miles between Brooklyn to Manhattan. On a typical day, it might take between 13min and 14min from Brooklyn to Manhattan under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 15min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Manhattan by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from Brooklyn to Manhattan?

The are 3 different ways across 2 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Brooklyn to Manhattan. The fastest way out of Church Avenue (25) towards 86th Street (BC) is by public transit, as it is the quickest to the Manhattan area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $2. Metropolitan Transportation Authority operates from Brooklyn to Manhattan, so you book your trip with them! Take public transit from Brooklyn to Manhattan, it's your best chance!

When to book trip from Brooklyn to Manhattan?

The earlier you can book your trip to Manhattan, the better. There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from Brooklyn to Manhattan in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival.

How long does it take from Brooklyn to Manhattan by car?

The total distance between Brooklyn and Manhattan is 10 miles and will take you about 13 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Travel companies on this route

Public Transit
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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