Manhattan to Brooklyn 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
86th Street (BC) to Church Avenue (25)
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Public Transit from Manhattan to Brooklyn

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

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

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

Drive from Manhattan to Brooklyn

It's 10 miles between Manhattan to Brooklyn. On a typical day, it might take between 13min and 14min from Manhattan to Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn 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 Manhattan to Brooklyn?

The are 3 different ways across 2 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Manhattan to Brooklyn. The fastest way out of 86th Street (BC) towards Church Avenue (25) is by public transit, as it is the quickest to the Brooklyn 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 Manhattan to Brooklyn, so you book your trip with them! Take public transit from Manhattan to Brooklyn, it's your best chance!

When to book trip from Manhattan to Brooklyn?

The earlier you can book your trip to Brooklyn, the better. There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from Manhattan to Brooklyn 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 Manhattan to Brooklyn by car?

The total distance between Manhattan and Brooklyn 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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