There are 6 ways to get from Brooklyn to Columbia University 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  •  52 min

  1. Take the subway from Prospect Park to 116 St B

$3

5 alternative options

Line 2 subway  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Church Av to 96 St 2

$6

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Columbia University 13.7 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Columbia University 13.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Brooklyn to Columbia University 13.7 miles

$30 - $45

Bikeshare  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Cycle from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St 13.9 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Columbia University is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Columbia University is to taxi which costs $75 - $90 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Columbia University is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.7 miles.

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The subway from Prospect Park to 116 St takes 39 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Columbia University.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

What companies run services between Brooklyn, NY, USA and Columbia University, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Brooklyn to Columbia University every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Brooklyn to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$30 - $45
Car Seat
$40 - $55
UberX
$35 - $45
UberXL
$50 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Rogers Ave & Sterling St to Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Brooklyn to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net

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