There are 9 ways to get from Columbia to New York by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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

Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$174 - $385

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore, MD - TA 5501 O'Donnell St. Cutoff to Chinatown-152 East Broadway

$23 - $35

7 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Columbia to New York 207.2 miles

$20 - $30

Fly Baltimore to Newark, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Newark (EWR) BWI - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$138 - $512

Fly Baltimore to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to New York JFK (JFK) BWI - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$141 - $513

Line 305 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 305 bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to SILVER SPRING station
  2. Take the subway from SILVER SPRING station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  4. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$71 - $453

Fly Baltimore to Islip, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Islip (ISP) BWI - ISP
  2. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station

$165 - $450

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to 19TH ST & K ST NW fs sb
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  4. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$115 - $456

Fly Baltimore to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station

$294 - $769

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Columbia to New York is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia to New York is to train which costs $170 - $390 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Columbia and New York is 183 miles. The road distance is 207.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Columbia to New York, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbia to New York. However, there are services departing from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb and arriving at Chinatown-152 East Broadway via PRATT ST & LIGHT ST eb and Baltimore, MD - TA 5501 O'Donnell St. Cutoff. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Columbia, MD, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Columbia to New York hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, Rockledge Bus operates a bus from Columbia to New York every 2 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baltimore to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SILVER SPRING station to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Rockledge Bus
Phone
7577171677VA
Email
climing44@yahoo.com
Website
rockledgebus.com
Bus from Baltimore, MD - TA 5501 O'Donnell St. Cutoff to Chinatown-152 East Broadway
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
google.com.au
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from LITTLE PATUXENT PKWY & VANTAGE POINT RD nb to 19TH ST & K ST NW fs sb
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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