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

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Train, line 1 subway  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Passaic to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 116 St - Columbia University 1

$7 - $17

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Line 190 bus, line 1 subway  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the line 190 bus from Main Ave At Gregory Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 190
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University 1

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Bus, line 1 subway  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Main Ave At Passaic Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal Paterson-Port Authority / ...
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University 1

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Passaic to Columbia University 17.4 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Passaic to Columbia University 17.4 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Passaic to Columbia University is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Passaic to Columbia University is to taxi which costs $90 - $120 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Passaic to Columbia University. However, there are services departing from Passaic and arriving at 116 St - Columbia University via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Passaic and Columbia University is 9 miles. The road distance is 17.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Passaic to Columbia University without a car is to train and line 1 subway which takes 59 min and costs $7 - $17.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Passaic to Columbia University, including transfers.

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Passaic to Columbia University train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Passaic station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Passaic to Columbia University is 17 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Passaic to Columbia University.

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There are 2228+ hotels available in Columbia University. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Passaic to Columbia University.
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  • Distance: 9.4 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

There is no direct connection from Passaic to Columbia University. However, you can take the train to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level, take the train to New York Penn Station, 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 Passaic to Columbia University via Port Authority Bus Terminal, Times Sq - 42 St, and 116 St - Columbia University in around 1h.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Passaic to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 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
Jitney Buses of New Jersey
Website
jerseyjitneys.info
Bus from Main Ave At Passaic Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
jerseyjitneys.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Main Ave At Broadway to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Main Ave At Gregory Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Passaic to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
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
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
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
Parsippany Taxi Service
Phone
+1-973-545-1681
Website
parsippanylimotaxi.com

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