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There are 8 ways to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Newark, train  •  2h 43m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

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Bus, train  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to New York City 2610 / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

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Fly to New York JFK, train  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station

Train  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

Bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Plainsboro Rd At Fox Run Dr Line 300

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction 265 miles

Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction by bus and train

The journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Princeton Junction is around 6h 41m and covers a distance of around 285 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 9m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 25m. Operated by Logan Express, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction service departs from Terminal C + Arrivals and arrives in Princeton Jct.. Typically 80 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 32m
Layover time:
1h 9m
Total time:
6h 41m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 25m
Journey distance:
285 miles
Services per week:
80
Cheapest price:
$25
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:02
Last service departs at:
22:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

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Boston Airport (BOS) → Princeton Junction
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The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction is to bus and train which costs $17 - $45 and takes 7h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction is to fly and train which costs $45 - $270 and takes 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arriving at Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive via South Station, Boston, MA, New York, NY - Port Authority and Plainsboro Rd At Fox Run Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 16m.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Princeton Junction is 236 miles. The road distance is 265 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction without a car is to train which takes 6h 4m and costs $25 - $280.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction is to train which takes 6h 4m and costs $25 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $95 and takes 8h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at Plainsboro Rd At Fox Run Dr station.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction.
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  • Distance: 235.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between Boston Airport (BOS), USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction via Copley Place across from Back Bay station, Boston, Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 6h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction via South Station, South Station, Boston, MA, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, NY - Port Authority, and Plainsboro Rd At Fox Run Dr in around 8h 16m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $410
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $300
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $320
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$5 - $7
Adult
$11 - $15
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Boston to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
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
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $85
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $170
Train from Boston to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$75 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $390
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Boston to New York City
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Plainsboro Rd At Fox Run Dr
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$7 - $11
One Way - Adult
$14 - $21

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction is 265 miles. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Princeton Junction.

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