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Hours of Operation

The Lamont-Doherty Shuttle runs Monday through Friday. The shuttle does not run on University holidays. 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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Columbia Transportation will be operating one of our new electric buses on the Lamont Route to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and our carbon footprint.

Need help or have questions?

Don't hesitate to contact us. However, if there is an issue locally at Lamont, please contact Howie Matza in Facilities directly at:

Office: 845-365-8822  

Main: 845-359-2900

Email: [email protected]

He can provide assistance more quickly than our team on the Manhattan campuses.

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Shuttle Accessibility

With advance notice, the Transportation Office can provide accessible services on most Shuttle routes. Please call 212-854-3382.

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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. GPS tracking of this Shuttle will be available on our website in the future.

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GPS Shuttle Tracking

See exactly where the Intercampus Shuttle is right now using the GPS functionality of our Shuttle Stop Map below, or through the Passio Go! app, available for free download.

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Download Our 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.

Lamont Shuttle Schedule & Route Map

Before using the interactive route map and Shuttle schedule below, please familiarize yourself with the Shuttle route and stop locations.

Columbia faculty and staff can park at Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory campus in Palisades, NY for a nominal fee and ride the free Lamont-Doherty Shuttle to and from campus. Learn more here



The route shown on the map includes all stops that the Lamont Shuttle makes throughout the day.  As the Shuttle does not stop at every stop on every run, please use the map to get directions or refer to the schedule to ensure you choose the correct route.

  • 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.
  • The shuttle is tracked live via GPS. A moving bus icon on the map will show you where the shuttle is in real-time.

Lamont Shuttle Schedule: Fall 2021 (Morningside Bound)

Lamont-Doherty Geoscience Building Fort Lee (Morningside Bound) CUIMC South Studebaker South Morningside @ 120St (Morningside Bound)
7:30am - - 8:15am 8:25am
- - - - -
9:00am - - 9:30am 9:40am
10:00am 10:13am 10:23am 10:30am 10:45am
11:00am 11:13am 11:23am 11:30am 11:45am
12:00pm No Shuttle - - - -
1:00pm 1:13pm 1:23pm 1:30pm 1:45pm
2:00pm 2:13pm 2:23pm 2:30pm 2:45pm
3:00pm - - 3:30pm 3:40pm
4:00pm - - 4:30pm 4:40pm
5:00pm - 5:25pm 5:30pm 5:40pm
**5:00pm - - - 5:45pm
6:00pm - - 6:30pm 6:40pm
***7:00pm - - 7:30pm 7:40pm

Lamont Shuttle Schedule: Fall 2021 (Lamont Bound)

Morningside @ 120St (Lamont & Fort Lee Bound) Studebaker North CUIMC (Fort Lee/Lamont Bound) Fort Lee (Lamont Bound) Lamont-Doherty Geoscience Building
8:00am 8:05am - - 8:40am
*8:30am 8:35am - - 9:10am
9:00am 9:05am - - 9:40am
10:00am 10:05am - - 10:40am
11:00am 11:05am 11:13am 11:23am 11:45am
12:00pm 12:05pm 12:13pm 12:23pm 12:45pm
1:00pm No Shuttle - - - -
2:00pm 2:05pm 2:13pm 2:23pm 2:45pm
3:00pm 3:05pm 3:13pm 3:23pm 3:45pm
4:00pm 4:05pm - - 4:40pm
5:00pm 5:05pm - - 5:40pm
***6:00pm 6:05pm - - 6:40pm

Lamont Shuttle Schedule: Fall 2021 Saturdays

Morningside @ 120St (Lamont & Fort Lee Bound) Studebaker North Lamont-Doherty Geoscience Building Lamont-Doherty Geoscience Building Studebaker South Morningside @ 120St (Morningside Bound)
9:00am 9:05am Estimated Arrival 9:55am 5:00pm 5:30pm Estimated Arrival 5:45pm

* PLEASE NOTE: Single run by 54 passenger Academy branded bus, no return to Morningside

** PLEASE NOTE: 2 buses depart at 5:00 p.m., Columbia branded and a Academy branded that stops at CUIMC and continues to Morningside

*** PLEASE NOTE: 6:00 p.m. Lamont-Doherty bound service and 7:00 p.m. Morningside bound service does not run on Friday)