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Duration 8h 25m
Distance 319.4 miles
Average price $117
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Princeton Junction and Durham takes 8h 25m and the fastest train takes 7h 21m. The train service runs several times per day from Princeton Junction to Durham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Princeton Jct.
  2. New York Penn Station
  3. Boston North Station
  4. Durham
8h 27m
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$73 - $240

Princeton Junction to Durham train times

Trains run five times a day between Princeton Junction and Durham. The service departs Princeton Junction at 16:25 in the afternoon, which arrives into Durham at 23:52. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton Junction to Durham station. However, there are services departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at Durham Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station, Back Bay and Boston North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 27m.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Durham is 274 miles. The road distance is 319.4 miles.

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Princeton Junction to Durham train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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Princeton Junction to Durham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Durham Amtrak Station.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Durham. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Princeton Junction and Durham?

You can take a train from Princeton Junction to Durham via New York Penn Station, Boston Back Bay Station, Back Bay, North Station, and Boston North Station in around 8h 27m.
Train operators
Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Boston North Station to Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50

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