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There are 6 ways to get from Newark to Columbus Square by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Broad St At Market St to Terminal C 62 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Fordham

$22 - $33

Cheapest option

Train, subway  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Fordham Rd B / ...

$6 - $132

4 alternative options

Train, line 2 subway, bus  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to West Farms Sq - E Tremont Av 2
  3. Take the bus from E Tremont Av/E 177 St to E Fordham Rd/Bathgate Av Bx9

$8 - $139

Train, line 2 subway, bus via World Trade Center  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the train from Newark to World Trade Center
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Park Pl to West Farms Sq - E Tremont Av 2
  3. Take the bus from E Tremont Av/E 177 St to E Fordham Rd/Bathgate Av Bx9

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Columbus Square 20.9 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Newark to Columbus Square 20.9 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Columbus Square is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Columbus Square is to taxi which costs $90 - $120 and takes 24m.

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The distance between Newark and Columbus Square is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Columbus Square without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 16m and costs $21 - $35.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from Newark to Columbus Square, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Columbus Square is 21 miles. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Newark to Columbus Square.

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There are 2078+ hotels available in Columbus Square. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Columbus Square.
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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Columbus Square, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Newark to Columbus Square. However, you can take the bus to Terminal C, take the bus to Grand Central Terminal, take the walk to Grand Central, take the train to Fordham, then take the walk to Columbus Square. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Newark to Columbus Square via New York Penn Station, 34 St - Herald Sq, and Fordham Rd in around 1h 18m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Fordham
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $14
At station
$4 - $10
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Fordham Rd
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St - Penn Station to West Farms Sq - E Tremont Av
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Park Pl to West Farms Sq - E Tremont Av
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-908-354-3330
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from E Tremont Av/E 177 St to E Fordham Rd/Bathgate Av
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Newark to Columbus Square
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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

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