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There are 3 ways to get from New York to Columbia University by subway, taxi or car

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Line 1 subway  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 18 St to 116 St-Columbia University 1

$3

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Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Columbia University 7.2 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from New York to Columbia University 7.2 miles

$1

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Columbia University is to drive which costs $1 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Columbia University is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from 18 St and arriving at 116 St-Columbia University. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between New York and Columbia University is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Columbia University without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 24 min and costs $3.

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The line 1 subway from 18 St to 116 St-Columbia University takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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New York to Columbia University train services, operated by MTA, depart from 18 St station.

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New York to Columbia University train services, operated by MTA, arrive at 116 St-Columbia University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Columbia University is 7 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from New York to Columbia University.

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There are 4150+ hotels available in Columbia University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 5.8 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Columbia University, NY, USA?

MTA operates a vehicle from 18 St to 116 St-Columbia University every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 20 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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 18 St to 116 St-Columbia University
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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