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There are 4 ways to get from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Line 1 subway, line 7 subway  •  39 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 Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av 7 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Line 1 subway, bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 116 St-Columbia University to Times Sq-42 St 1
  2. Take the bus from W 42 St/7 Av to United Nations Headquarters Line 500 / ...

$4 - $23

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach 7.8 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach 7.8 miles

$1 - $2

Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach by walk and subway

The journey time between Columbia University and Water Taxi Beach is around 29 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 26 min. Services are operated by MTA. Typically 1630 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
29 min
Fastest journey time:
26 min
Services per week:
1630
Cheapest price:
$3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:03
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach walk and subway schedules

Columbia University → Water Taxi Beach
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Water Taxi Beach is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Water Taxi Beach is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Water Taxi Beach is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach is to drive, which costs $1 - $2 and takes 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach. However, there are services departing from 116 St-Columbia University and arriving at Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av via Times Sq-42 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Columbia University and Water Taxi Beach is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach without a car is to line 1 subway and line 7 subway which takes 39 min and costs $3.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach, including transfers.

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Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by MTA, depart from 116 St-Columbia University station.

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Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach train services, operated by MTA, arrive at Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach is 8 miles. It takes approximately 9 min to drive from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach.

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There are 1043+ hotels available in Water Taxi Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach.
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  • Distance: 4.6 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Columbia University, NY, USA and Water Taxi Beach, NY, USA?

You can take a vehicle from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach via 116 St-Columbia University, Times Sq-42 St, and Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av in around 39 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 116 St-Columbia University to Times Sq-42 St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq-42 St to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Av
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from W 42 St/7 Av to United Nations Headquarters
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$1 - $3
Other operators
Taxi from Columbia University to Water Taxi Beach
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
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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