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There are 5 ways to get from Ambler to Princeton Junction by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via 30th St Station - MFL  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Ambler to Jefferson Station Lansdale/Doylestown Line
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Ambler to Suburban Station Lansdale/Doylestown Line
  2. Take the train from Suburban Station to Trenton Trenton Line

3 alternative options

Line 95 bus, line 124 bus, train  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the line 95 bus from Butler Av & Ridge Av to Gulph Mills Station 95
  2. Take the line 124 bus from Gulph Mills Station - on street to 30th St & Market St - MBNS 124 / ...
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ambler to Princeton Junction 42.7 miles

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Ambler to Princeton Junction 42.7 miles

Ambler to Princeton Junction by train and subway

The journey time between Ambler and Princeton Junction is around 2h 13m and covers a distance of around 61 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 43 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 42m. Operated by SEPTA, Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Ambler to Princeton Junction service departs from Ambler and arrives in Princeton Jct.. Typically 127 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 30m
Layover time:
43 min
Total time:
2h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 42m
Journey distance:
61 miles
Services per week:
127
Cheapest price:
$4
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:53
Last service departs at:
22:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ambler to Princeton Junction train and subway schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Ambler to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ambler to Princeton Junction is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ambler to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Ambler and arriving at Princeton Jct. via 11th St Station - MFL, Philadelphia and Trenton Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 56m.

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The distance between Ambler and Princeton Junction is 34 miles. The road distance is 42.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ambler to Princeton Junction without a car is to train via 30th St Station - MFL which takes 1h 56m and costs $3 - $180.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Ambler to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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Ambler to Princeton Junction train services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Ambler station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ambler to Princeton Junction is 43 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Ambler to Princeton Junction.

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Map of how to get from Ambler to Princeton Junction.
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  • Distance: 33.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Ambler, PA, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Ambler to Princeton Junction via Jefferson Station, 11th St Station - MFL, 30th St Station - MFL, Philadelphia, Trenton Amtrak Station, and Trenton Transit Center in around 1h 56m.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Ambler to Jefferson Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Train from Ambler to Suburban Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1
Train from Suburban Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$40 - $100
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $100
First Class - Adult
$120 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
Bus operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Bus from Butler Av & Ridge Av to Gulph Mills Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Bus from Gulph Mills Station - on street to 30th St & Market St - MBNS
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Website
septa.org
Seniors - 65 and over
$0
Other operators
Taxi from Ambler to Princeton Junction
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com

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