630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
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Directions to Columbia University Medical Center
The Center is located at West 168th Street and Broadway, immediately southeast of the George Washington Bridge, in the Heights/Inwood section of northern Manhattan.

By Public Transportation

Subway - Take the 1, A, C, trains to the 168th Street station. From midtown Manhattan, the A train provides express service.

Bus - A number of city buses serve the medical center: M-2, 3, 4, 5, and 100. For additional bus and subway information, call the Transit Authority at 718-330-1234.

By Automobile

The fastest and most convenient way to reach the medical center by automobile is to follow directions to the George Washington Bridge. Then exit onto Riverside Drive. From there, proceed south and turn left onto West 165th Street (the first left), and then right onto Fort Washington Avenue to the medical center parking facility.

From upstate New York and New Jersey After crossing the George Washington Bridge, follow signs to the Henry Hudson (also called the West Side Highway), and then to Riverside Drive.

From Riverdale and Westchester via the Saw Mill River Parkway Exit the Henry Hudson Parkway at the Riverside Drive exit, which is immediately past the George Washington Bridge.

From Westchester, Connecticut, or the East Side of Manhattan via the Major Deegan, Cross-Bronx Expressway, or Harlem River Drive approaching the George Washington Bridge, take the Henry Hudson Parkway, stay to the left and follow signs to Riverside Drive.

From the West Side of Manhattan Take the Henry Hudson Parkway to exit 15-Riverside Drive South.

Shuttle Bus Service
Inter-Campus Shuttle Bus between Medical Center, Morningside and Harlem Hospital campuses
Inter-Campus Route Information

Evening Schedule

Community Transportation

George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal
George Washington Bridge (GWB) Bus Terminal shuttle between the Medical Center and the George Washington Bridge Port Authority Bus Terminal

Travel tips for getting to Columbia University Medical Campus

A variety of transportation choices are available. Please consider whether luggage, etc., will make travel on public transportation too difficult. Also, please be aware that only yellow cabs may legally solicit customers with offers of transportation; use official taxi stands whenever possible, especially at airports.

Transportation Related Links

For more specific information on traveling to, from and within New York City, please check the following resources:


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The Transportation Section of the Paperless Guide to New York

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Phone: 800-AIRLINK
Details about traveling to and from area airports

Columbia University Medical Center Map