There are 4 ways to get from Columbia University to Yale University by train, bus or car

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Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven New Haven

$16 - $35

3 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$74 - $197

Bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$17 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Columbia University to Yale University 75.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Columbia University to Yale University is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia University to Yale University is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Harlem-125th St. and arriving at New Haven. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Columbia University and Yale University is 64 miles. The road distance is 75.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbia University to Yale University without a car is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $16 - $35.

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The train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Columbia University to Yale University train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Harlem-125th St. station.

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The best way to get from Columbia University to Yale University is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $16 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $40 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Columbia University to Yale University train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at New Haven station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbia University to Yale University is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Columbia University to Yale University.

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  • Distance: 64.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Columbia University, NY, USA and Yale University, CT, USA?

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Columbia University to Yale University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Columbia University to Yale University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$22 - $25
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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