The Dodge Physical Fitness center is located at the northwest corner of the
Columbia University Morningside Heights Campus in Manhattan. The main campus entrance is located at Broadway and 116th Street. Drivers should note that in New York City right turns at red
lights are illegal unless traffic signs state otherwise.
BY CAR FROM THE NORTH Take
the New York Thruway (I-87) or the New England Thruway (I-95) south to
the Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) in the direction of the George
Washington Bridge. Take the exit for the Henry Hudson Parkway south
(the last exit before the bridge). Exit the Parkway at West 95th Street
and Riverside Drive and follow the directions "From Riverside Drive and
95th Street," below.
BY CAR FROM SOUTH OR WEST Take
the New Jersey Turnpike north or I-80 east to the George Washington
Bridge. As you cross the bridge, take the exit for the Henry Hudson
Parkway south. Exit the Parkway at West 95th Street and Riverside Drive
and follow the directions "From Riverside Drive and 95th Street," below.
BY CAR FROM LONG ISLAND Take
the Long Island Expressway or the Grand Central Parkway west to the
Cross Island Parkway north. Cross the Throgs Neck Bridge onto the Cross
Bronx Expressway (I-95 south) and proceed as in "By Car from the
BY CAR FROM THE NEW YORK AIRPORTS From
LaGuardia: Take the Grand Central Parkway west to the Triborough
Bridge, to Manhattan. Follow 125th Street across Manhattan 12 blocks to
Broadway, which is under an elevated subway structure. Turn left onto
Broadway and go south to 116th Street.
From Kennedy: Take the
Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to the Whitestone Bridge and across. Get
onto I-95 south and follow the directions under "By Car from the
From Newark: Follow directions under "By Car from the South or West," above.
FROM RIVERSIDE DRIVE AND WEST 95TH STREET Go
north on Riverside Drive to 116th Street. Turn right and go two blocks
to Broadway and the University's main gate. Please note that the main
gate is not open to traffic.
BY TRAIN OR BUS Trains
to New York arrive at Grand Central Station or Pennsylvania Station,
while buses stop at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Visitors arriving
at these stations can take either public transportation or a taxi north
to the campus.
BY NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION Five
bus lines (M4, M5, M11, M60, M104) and one subway line (the #1 local)
serve the Columbia neighborhood. The M60 bus is a direct link between
campus and LaGuardia Airport. The Columbia stop is 116th Street. Do not
use express trains #2 and #3, which follow a different route and do not
stop at Columbia University; if you do, be certain to transfer at 96th
Street to the #1 local.
The maps page on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Web site has PDF versions of all Subway and Bus maps.
BY AIR For
visitors coming into LaGuardia, Kennedy, or Newark airports, taxi
service is available to the campus (about $25 from LaGuardia; from
Kennedy a flat rate of $45 plus tolls), and there is bus service to
Grand Central Station and the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Bus service
directly from LaGuardia airport to Columbia, the M60 city bus, is also
available.The Columbia campus on Morningside Heights is located at
Broadway and 116th Street in Manhattan. Drivers should note that in New
York City right turns at red lights are illegal unless traffic signs