There are 8 ways to get from Brown University to Columbia University by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$62 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$23 - $39

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny 3469 / ...

$29 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Brown University to Columbia University 179.1 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Providence to Newark, line 1 subway  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University

$187 - $572

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK, train, line 1 subway  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  4. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 116 St - Columbia University

$82 - $459

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia, subway, line 1 subway  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 50 St
  4. Take the line 1 subway from 50 St to 116 St - Columbia University

$78 - $418

Train to Boston, fly to Newark, line 1 subway  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  3. Take the line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University

$85 - $465

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The cheapest way to get from Brown University to Columbia University is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brown University to Columbia University is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Brown University and Columbia University is 151 miles. The road distance is 179.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from Brown University to Columbia University, including transfers.

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Brown University to Columbia University every 2 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Brown University to Columbia University every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 116 St - Columbia University
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 50 St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 50 St to 116 St - Columbia University
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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