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Transportation to Rose Hill

Fordham at Rose Hill, Main Entrance
2691 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10458

Transportation Options From John F. Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia (LGA)

Taxicabs

From JFK to Bronx is about $52 - $57 plus tip and tolls

From LGA to Bronx is about $40 plus tip and tolls

The fare will be shown on a meter inside the taxi and it covers all passengers in the car. All bridge and highway tolls are paid by the passenger and a 20% tip is customary. To avoid problems, take only the yellow cabs at the taxi booth outside the terminal. Read the posted rate charts and note the taxi number.

Airport Shuttles

NYC Airporter: $16 JFK or LGA to Grand Central

Go Airlink Shuttle: $19.95 JFK or LGA to Grand Central

Car Service

Carmel: $59 from JFK to Bronx, $44 from LGA to Bronx; call 1-866-666-6666

Dial 7: $66 from JFK to Bronx, $51 from LGA to Bronx; call 212-777-7777

ExecuCar: $65 from LGA to Bronx, $75 from JFK to Bronx; call (800)-410-4444

Miles Car Service: $58 plus tolls and tips from JFK to Bronx, $35 plus tolls and tip from LGA

  • This is another company that works with Fordham. They are available 24 hours and 7 days a week. The same company can be hired for service into Manhattan, they have other rates. They accept all major credit and debit cards. Inquire about these when you call them. To dispatch this Car Company, call (718) 884–8888 after you have collected your luggage.

Public Transportation

Subway
If you arrive during the day, you can safely take the subway from JFK. Take the parking lot bus to the “A” subway. Take the Bronx bound “A” to 59th street and transfer to the Bronx bound “D” train. Take the “D” to the Fordham Road station. Follow the signs to the Fordham Road and Grand Concourse entrance/exit. Once above ground, take the BX12 bus east to the campus.

The subway ride will cost $2.75 with free transfer to the bus. Buy a “Metro Card” in the amount of $5.50 at the subway station to use for the subway and bus. If you make it to the Bronx in less than two hours, the transfer from the subway to the bus will be free.NOTE: Subways and buses cost $2.75 per ride. You may transfer subway trains or from the subway to bus without paying a second fare with your Metro card. You can buy a Metro card from the vending machines in the subway stations. Until you are settled and comfortable at Fordham avoid the subway after dark.

This method will be slower, and may be more difficult if you have many bags.

Uber

Another option many people choose to use because of its convenience is Uber.

Uber is an on-demand car service that allows you to request private drivers through applications for iPhone and Android devices. The service utilizes dispatchers to send the nearest driver to your location. The service provides a cashless solution that charges your ride directly to the credit card on file with your account.       

To set up an account, you need to download the Uber app on your phone. You will need to provide your name, mobile number,email, language, and billing information. You need a valid credit card or PayPal account to use the Uber service.

Transportation Options From Newark Liberty Airport (EWR)

Taxicabs

From EWR to Bronx is about $70 plus tip and tolls.

The fare will be shown on a meter inside the taxi and it covers all passengers in the car. All bridge and highway tolls are paid by the passenger and a 20% tip is customary. To avoid problems, take only the yellow cabs at the taxi booth outside the terminal. Read the posted rate charts and note the taxi number.

Car Service

Carmel Super Saver: $71 from EWR to Bronx

Dial 7: $95 from EWR to Bronx

ExecuCar: $103 from EWR to Bronx

Public Transportation

NJ Transit/Amtrak
From Newark Liberty, take the AirTrain and transfer to NJ Transit which will take you to Penn Station. The AirTrain is free with the purchase of a NJ Transit or Amtrak ticket, which costs about $15 one-way. Once you arrive at Penn Station, you can walk to Grand Central station in order to take Metro-North to the Fordham Road stop (See instructions in section below). It is also possible to take a cab to Grand Central station, or to the Bronx campus directly, or to take the Subway to Grand Central. For the subway, you can take the 1/2/3 line going Uptown/Bronx, get off at Times Square-42nd Street and then take the Shuttle (S) line to Grand Central.

Read more about the AirTrain and NJ Transit.

Buses
Newark Airport Express Bus: $16 one-way to Grand Central

Airport Shuttles
Go Airlink Shuttle: $17.10 EWR to Grand Central

Uber

Another option many people choose to use because of its convenience is Uber.

Uber is an on-demand car service that allows you to request private drivers through applications for iPhone and Android devices. The service utilizes dispatchers to send the nearest driver to your location. The service provides a cashless solution that charges your ride directly to the credit card on file with your account.

To set up an account, you need to download the Uber app on your phone. You will need to provide your name, mobile number, email, language, and billing information. You need a valid credit card or PayPal account to use the Uber service.

Transportation Options From Manhattan to Rose Hill Campus

Ram Van

This is a student-driven van that commutes students between the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses. The ride is about 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic. Vans arrive and depart from Lincoln Center on Columbus (9th) Avenue at 61st street and arrive and depart from Rose Hill right outside the Ram Van Office. The van leaves every half-hour from both campuses and it costs $3.50 each way. You can sign-up for the van online and you can purchase tickets at each campus.

Additional information is available at the Ram Van Office, located on the ground floor of the parking garage on the Rose Hill campus. Tel: 718-817-4636

Subway

Take the D subway line headed Uptown to 205 Street. Get off at the Fordham Road station, which is located on E Fordham Rd and Grand Concourse, just a few blocks from the Rose Hill campus. For local bus service, take the Bx9, Bx12, Bx22 or Bx61 to the Fordham Plaza stop.

MetroNorth

From Grand Central Station (89 E 42nd St, New York, NY 10017) take the MetroNorth Commuter Railroad going to North White Plains. Get off at the Fordham Road Station stop. Exit left out of the train station. The Fordham University Third Avenue gate will be a few steps ahead of you, on your left.

You will have to buy a MetroNorth train ticket. You can buy your ticket before you board the train by using one of the machines in Grand Central. You can also buy your ticket on the train, but it will be about $4.00 more expensive.

Uber

Another option many people choose to use because of itsconvenience is Uber.

Uber is an on-demand car service that allows you to requestprivate drivers through applications for iPhone and Android devices. Theservice utilizes dispatchers to send the nearest driver to your location. Theservice provides a cashless solution that charges your ride directly to thecredit card on file with your account.       

To set up an account, you need to download theUber app on your phone. You will need to provide your name, mobile number,email, language, and billing information. You need a valid credit card orPayPal account to use the Uber service.