There are 6 ways to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University by subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 1 subway  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University 1

$3

5 alternative options

Subway  •  31 min

  1. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 125 St A / ...

$3

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University 5 miles

$29 - $35

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University 5 miles

$12 - $16

Walk  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Walk from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University 4.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  36 min

  1. Cycle from W 41 St & 8 Ave to Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St 5.3 miles

$10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University is to line 1 subway which costs $3 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University is to taxi which costs $29 - $35 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Port Authority Bus Terminal and Columbia University is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University without a car is to line 1 subway which takes 23 min and costs $3.

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The line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 116 St - Columbia University takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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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 Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University.
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  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Port Authority Bus Terminal, NY, USA and Columbia University, NY, USA?

New York City Transit (MTA) operates a vehicle from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$12 - $16
UberX
$13 - $18
Car Seat
$22 - $29
UberXL
$20 - $26
Black
$30 - $45
Black SUV
$45 - $60
Citi Bike
Phone
+1 855-245-3311
Website
citibikenyc.com
Bike from W 41 St & 8 Ave to Amsterdam Ave & W 119 St
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
More information at
citibikenyc.com
Bikeshare
$10
Taxi from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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