Taxi Ride Stats for Upper East Side South to Upper West Side North
The taxi ride from Upper East Side South to Upper West Side North should only take you (on average) about 14 minutes.
This makes sense, as the total driving distance is (on average) 2.22 miles. If your ride has been much longer than this, I’d check in with your driver to make sure you aren’t on some alternate path.
This is much better than the walking, as walking would take about 38.8 minutes to walk from Upper East Side South to Upper West Side North at a 17.5 minutes per mile pace.
This taxi ride, from Upper East Side South to Upper West Side North should only cost you (on average) $16.3 including tip. If you get a bill that is much higher than this, I’d double check that something was not misscalculated by your taxi driver.
When new to the city, tipping is always something we recieve emails about. The average tip for Upper East Side South to Upper West Side North is 2.3. While, we do see people tip 0.0, and our records indicate that the maximum tip for this route is $81.54
The total cost above included the average tip, and in New York City, it’s expected that you tip your drivers.
The trip from from Upper East Side South to Upper West Side North will include an MTA Tax of 0.4, which we already included in the $16.3 above.
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Taxi Ride Statistics for Upper East Side South to Upper West Side North
|Pick Up Borough||Manhattan|
|Pick Up Zone||Upper East Side South|
|Drop Off Borough||Manhattan|
|Drop Off Zone||Upper West Side North|
|Average Trip Distance||2.22 miles|
|Maximum Tip Seen||$81.5|
|Minimum Tip Seen||$0.0|
|Average Trip Duration||14 minutes|
|Average MTA Tax||$0.49|
|Walking Time||38.86 minutes|
Why We Love Upper West Side North?
When you think of Manhattan, the Upper West Side is often not the first neighborhood that comes to mind.
But nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, this charming and historic district is well worth a visit.
With its stately pre-war buildings, tree-lined streets, and abundance of cultural attractions, the Upper West Side is a true hidden gem.
So why not take a stroll through this vibrant neighborhood and explore all that it has to offer.
You won’t be disappointed.
How We Calculate Our Numbers
All of our statistics come from real-world data.
For example, for this subset of the data, we take all records for Upper East Side South to Upper West Side North and average them together.
While your trip may be slightly different, we believe this general approach to information gathering can help you while you are new to the city.
Use these numbers as a guiding light, they may not be exact for your journey
New York City is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and we hope you enjoy your trip!
Remember to Tip Your Drivers!