Hoboken Shuttle

photo of Hoboken, NJ


The goal of this added service is to provide another car-free commute option to Columbia that incentivizes sustainable travel, supporting the university’s Sustainability Plan. During the pilot period, this webpage will host announcements about the Hoboken shuttle’s service and any adjustments made. 

Announcements will also be emailed to affiliates who express their interest by filling out the webform to the right.

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Hours of Operation

The Hoboken shuttle runs Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays and winter and summer breaks. Please review our rider etiquette guidelines.

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Bring Your ID

Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis and all riders must present their Columbia ID.

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By switching from a car commute to the Hoboken shuttle you could help save 1.1 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions per year and $3,500 on toll and fuel costs per year.

Need help or have questions?

Don't hesitate to contact us.

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Shuttle Accessibility

The Hoboken shuttle is ADA accessible.

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Route Your Trip

If you've ever used Google Maps, our interactive shuttle map should look familiar. Simply enter your starting and destination addresses and when you want to leave. You'll be presented with several different routes that satisfy your requirements. Clicking on the Shuttle Stop markers on the map displays the next three shuttle arrival times as well as a photo of the stop. If you need help, view our brief tutorial video.

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The schedule below reflects the expected arrival time of the shuttle at each stop.

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Download the Passio Go! App

Our partner Passio provides an app for both iOS and Android called Passio Go! It allows you to quickly check the location and routes of our shuttles from your mobile device. Download it now. Note that during the pilot, the Hoboken shuttle will appear on Passio Go! as the Manhattanville Loop shuttle.

Bus stop locations in New Jersey

Willow Ave. at 15th Street, Hoboken

Columbia-bound pick-up is on the northeast corner of the intersection. Use the nearby parking facility to park your car and take the shuttle to Columbia. This stop is a 15-minute walk to Hoboken town center.

Willow Ave. at 19th Street, Weehawken

Columbia-bound pick-up is at the NJ Transit bus stop on the southeast corner of the intersection. Nearby transit connections: Hudson-Bergen line light rail stop - Lincoln Harbor station and multiple NJ Transit bus lines.

Note: Hoboken service is run by the Intercampus shuttle bus, so please be aware that the bus signage may say "Intercampus" during the pilot.



The route shown on the map includes all stops that the Hoboken Shuttle makes. Riders need to hail the driver to stop for pick-up and pull the chord inside the bus to request a stop for drop-off.

  • When searching for directions using the maps, the system will only search times for the routes you have showing on the map. To search all available routes and times, ensure that all routes are visible.
  • Clicking on a stop marker will display information about the stop, a picture of the stop, and the next three times the shuttle stops there.
  • The shuttle is tracked live via GPS on our website. A moving bus icon on the map will show you where the shuttle is in real-time.

Columbia-Bound Hoboken Shuttle: A.M. - Fall 2020

Willow Ave. at 15th St. (AM) Willow Ave. at 19th St. (AM) Amsterdam Ave. at 120th St. (AM) Amsterdam Ave. at 125th St. (AM)
7:18am 7:19am 8:00am 8:03am