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There are 6 ways to get from Columbia University to New York University by subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Line 1 subway  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 116 St - Columbia University to Christopher St - Sheridan Sq 1

$3

5 alternative options

Subway  •  47 min

  1. Take the subway from 125 St to W 4 St A / ...

$3

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Columbia University to New York University 6.9 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Columbia University to New York University 6.9 miles

$1

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Columbia University to New York University 6.9 miles

$17 - $24

Bikeshare  •  53 min

  1. Cycle from Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St to Washington Pl & Broadway 7.6 miles

$10

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The cheapest way to get from Columbia University to New York University is to drive which costs $1 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia University to New York University is to taxi which costs $35 - $50 and takes 12 min.

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The distance between Columbia University and New York University is 6 miles. The road distance is 6.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbia University to New York University without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 37 min and costs $3.

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The line 1 subway from 116 St - Columbia University to Christopher St - Sheridan Sq takes 22 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbia University to New York University is 7 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Columbia University to New York University.

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  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Duration: 37 min

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

MTA operates a vehicle from Columbia University to New York University every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Columbia University to New York University
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$30 - $40
UberX
$22 - $29
UberPool
$17 - $24
UberXL
$28 - $40
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV
$50 - $70
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St to Washington Pl & Broadway
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Columbia University to New York University
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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