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Duration 1h 36m
Distance 66 miles
Average price $50
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Princeton Junction and Swarthmore takes 1h 36m and the fastest train takes 1h 13m. The train service runs several times per day from Princeton Junction to Swarthmore. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
  2. 30th Street Train Station
  3. Swarthmore
1h 50m
$29 - $73

Princeton Junction to Swarthmore train times

Trains run four times a day between Princeton Junction and Swarthmore. The service departs Princeton Junction at 17:16 in the afternoon, which arrives into Swarthmore at 18:29. All services require a transfer at Philadelphia 30th Street Station and take an average of 1h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton Junction station to Swarthmore. However, there are services departing from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station and arriving at Swarthmore via 30th Street Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Swarthmore is 48 miles. The road distance is 66 miles.

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Princeton Junction to Swarthmore train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station.

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Princeton Junction to Swarthmore train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Swarthmore station.

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