There are 5 ways to get from Columbia University to Times Square by subway, taxi, towncar, foot 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

Line 1 subway  •  19 min

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

$3

4 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

Bikeshare  •  35 min

  1. Cycle from Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St to Broadway & W 41 St 5.4 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The distance between Columbia University and Times Square is 6 km.

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

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

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

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

New York City Transit (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
POOL
$11 - $17
uberX + Car Seat
$28 - $40
uberX
$19 - $25
uberXL
$23 - $30
UberBLACK
$30 - $40
SUV
$40 - $55
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St to Broadway & W 41 St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Columbia University to Times Square
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com

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