There are 6 ways to get from Albany to Princeton Junction by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Empire Service / ...
  2. Northeast Corridor

$44 - $93

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Albany - NYC
  2. Northeast Corridor

$27 - $93

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. 4051 / ...
  2. 100

$30 - $102

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. 186.4 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. ALB - EWR

$202 - $416

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. ALB - PHL

$204 - $660

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Albany to Princeton Junction via New York Penn Station in around 4 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Princeton Junction via New York, Ny, New York Port Authority, New Brunswick Downtown, and New Brunswick in around 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Coach USA
Megabus
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Princeton Junction is 269 km. The road distance is 298 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Princeton Junction is to drive which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $18 - $27.

No, there is no direct train from Albany to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Princeton Jct. via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Albany to Princeton Junction, including transfers.