There are 6 ways to get from Jersey City to Columbia University by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or bike

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Recommended option

Train, line 1 subway  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street Path
  2. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 116 St - Columbia University 1

$6

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, subway  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Port Authority Bus Terminal 119 / ...
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 125 St A / ...

$4 - $5

4 alternative options

Line 119 bus, line 1 subway  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 119
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University 1

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jersey City to Columbia University 11.7 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Columbia University 11.7 miles

$1 - $2

Bikeshare  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Cycle from Lincoln Park to Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St 17.1 miles

$10

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The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Columbia University is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Columbia University is to taxi which costs $60 - $80 and takes 16 min.

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The distance between Jersey City and Columbia University is 8 miles. The road distance is 11.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Columbia University without a car is to train and line 1 subway which takes 45 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Jersey City to Columbia University, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Jersey City to Columbia University is 12 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Jersey City to Columbia University.

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There are 1756+ hotels available in Columbia University. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Jersey City to Columbia University.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Jersey City, NJ, USA and Columbia University, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Jersey City to Columbia University. However, you can take the train to 33rd Street, take the walk to 34 St - Penn Station, take the line 1 subway to 116 St - Columbia University, then take the walk to Columbia University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Jersey City to Columbia University via Port Authority Bus Terminal, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and 125 St in around 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 116 St - Columbia University
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 125 St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Journal Square Transportation Center to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from Lincoln Park to Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Jersey City to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net

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