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There are 6 ways to get from Staten Island to Columbia University by bus, subway, train, ferry, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, line 1 subway  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Hylan Bl/Buffalo St to Trinity Pl/Rector St Sim1 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Rector St to 116 St - Columbia University 1

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Bus, subway  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Eltingville/Transit Center to W 42 St/8 Av Sim8 / ...
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 125 St A / ...

$6 - $10

Train, ferry, line 1 subway  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bay Terrace to St George Sir
  2. Take the ferry from St. George Ferry Terminal to Whitehall Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the line 1 subway from South Ferry to 116 St - Columbia University 1

$6

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Staten Island to Columbia University 26.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Staten Island to Columbia University 26.9 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Staten Island to Columbia University 26.9 miles

$55 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Staten Island to Columbia University is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Staten Island to Columbia University is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 37 min.

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The distance between Staten Island and Columbia University is 20 miles. The road distance is 26.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Staten Island to Columbia University without a car is to bus and line 1 subway which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $5 - $10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Staten Island to Columbia University, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Staten Island to Columbia University is 27 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Staten Island to Columbia University.

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There are 1898+ hotels available in Columbia University. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Staten Island to Columbia University.
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  • Distance: 19.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Staten Island, NY, USA and Columbia University, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Staten Island to Columbia University. However, you can take the bus to Trinity Pl/Rector St, take the walk to Rector St, take the line 1 subway to 116 St - Columbia University, then take the walk to Columbia University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Staten Island to Columbia University via W 42 St/8 Av, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and 125 St in around 1 h 33 min.

Train operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from Rector St to 116 St - Columbia University
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 125 St
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Train from Bay Terrace to St George
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from South Ferry to 116 St - Columbia University
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Hylan Bl/Buffalo St to Trinity Pl/Rector St
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Eltingville/Transit Center to W 42 St/8 Av
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Ferry operators
Staten Island Ferry
Phone
+1 212-504-4115
Website
nyc.gov
Ferry from St. George Ferry Terminal to Whitehall Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
nyc.gov
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Staten Island to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$70 - $90
UberX
$60 - $80
UberPool
$55 - $75
UberXL
$90 - $120
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Taxi from Staten Island to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046

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