There are 6 ways to get from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters by subway, bus, 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, line 7 subway  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 116 St - Columbia University to Times Sq - 42 St 1
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7 / ...

$6

5 alternative options

Bus, line 4 subway  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from W 125 St/Amsterdam Av to E 125 St/Lexington Av Bx15 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 subway from 125 St to Grand Central - 42 St 4 / ...

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters 6.5 miles

$35 - $45

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters 6.5 miles

$14 - $20

Walk  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Walk from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters 5.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  42 min

  1. Cycle from Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St to 1 Ave & E 44 St 6.5 miles

$10

What companies run services between Columbia University, NY, USA and United Nations Headquarters, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters. However, you can take the walk to 116 St - Columbia University, take the line 1 subway to Times Sq - 42 St, take the line 7 subway to Grand Central - 42 St, then take the walk to United Nations Headquarters. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters via W 125 St/Amsterdam Av, E 125 St/Lexington Av, 125 St, and Grand Central - 42 St in around 48 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 116 St - Columbia University to Times Sq - 42 St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Grand Central - 42 St
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 125 St to Grand Central - 42 St
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from W 125 St/Amsterdam Av to E 125 St/Lexington Av
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$14 - $20
uberX + Car Seat
$30 - $40
uberX
$22 - $29
uberXL
$28 - $40
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
SUV
$50 - $65
Citi Bike
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St to 1 Ave & E 44 St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters?

The distance between Columbia University and United Nations Headquarters is 7 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters?

The cheapest way to get from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters is to line 1 subway and line 7 subway which costs $6 and takes 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters?

The quickest way to get from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs $35 - $45.

How long does it take to get from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters?

It takes approximately 32 min to get from Columbia University to United Nations Headquarters, including transfers.