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There are 5 ways to get from Jersey City to Columbia University by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  54m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street Path
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to 116 St A / ...

$6

Cheapest option

Line 119 bus, subway  •  1h 8m

  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

3 alternative options

Line 119 bus, line 1 subway  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the line 119 bus from Jfk Blvd At Clinton 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  •  16m

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

$60 - $80

Drive  •  16m

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Columbia University 11.7 miles

$1 - $2

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

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

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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 subway which takes 54m and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 54m 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 16m to drive from Jersey City to Columbia University.

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There are 2013+ hotels available in Columbia University. Prices start at $99 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: 54m

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 9th Street, take the walk to W 4 St, take the subway to 116 St, 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 1h 8m.

Train operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St to 116 St
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 125 St
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University
Ave. Duration
15m
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
35m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Jfk Blvd At Clinton Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Jersey City to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434

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