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There are 4 ways to get from Columbia University to Times Square by subway, taxi, towncar or foot

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Recommended option

Line 1 subway  •  19 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 116 St - Columbia University to Times Sq - 42 St 1

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Columbia University to Times Square 4.4 miles

$26 - $32

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Columbia University to Times Square 4.4 miles

$11 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Walk from Columbia University to Times Square 4.6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Columbia University to Times Square is to line 1 subway which costs $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia University to Times Square is to taxi which costs $26 - $32 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Columbia University and Times Square is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Columbia University to Times Square without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 19 min and costs $3.

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The line 1 subway from 116 St - Columbia University to Times Sq - 42 St takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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There are 2053+ hotels available in Times Square. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Columbia University to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

MTA operates a vehicle from Columbia University to Times Square every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Columbia University to Times Square
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$25 - $35
UberX
$16 - $21
UberPool
$11 - $17
UberXL
$20 - $27
Black
$29 - $40
Black SUV
$40 - $50
Taxi from Columbia University to Times Square
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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