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

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St. Harlem

$7 - $17

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Line 1 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Martine Ave @ Court St to Broadway @ Manhattan College Pkwy 1 / ...

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, Ny to New York, Ny 3469 / ...

$13 - $23

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from White Plains to Columbia University 22.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from White Plains to Columbia University 22.3 miles

$2 - $4

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from White Plains and arriving at Harlem-125th St.. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between White Plains and Columbia University is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.3 miles.

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The best way to get from White Plains to Columbia University without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs .

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The train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St. takes 44 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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White Plains to Columbia University train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from White Plains station.

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The best way to get from White Plains to Columbia University is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 33 min.

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White Plains to Columbia University train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Harlem-125th St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between White Plains to Columbia University is 22 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from White Plains to Columbia University.

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There are 1754+ hotels available in Columbia University. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from White Plains to Columbia University.
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  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between White Plains, NY, USA and Columbia University, NY, USA?

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from White Plains to Columbia University every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from White Plains to Columbia University hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from White Plains, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Westchester County Bee-Line System
Phone
+1 914 995-2000
Website
transportation.westchestergov.com
Bus from Martine Ave @ Court St to Broadway @ Manhattan College Pkwy
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
transportation.westchestergov.com
Other operators
Taxi from White Plains to Columbia University
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Mexicana Car Service
Phone
+1 914-476.0800
Website
mexicanacarservice.com
Mexico Car Service
Phone
+1 914-968-6666
Website
mexico-car-service.com
Ace Taxi Service
Phone
+1 845-634-9494
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com

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