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

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$86 - $166

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$25 - $47

6 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to East Brunswick 100

$41 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Princeton Junction 265.2 miles

$26 - $40

Fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 54 min

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

$77 - $325

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$75 - $326

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 1 min

  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.

$71 - $287

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Philadelphia (PHL) BOS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.

$118 - $537

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Princeton Junction is to fly and train which costs $75 - $330 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Boston and Princeton Junction is 234 miles. The road distance is 265.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Boston to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Princeton Jct. via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Boston to Princeton Junction via New York Penn Station in around 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Princeton Junction via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York Port Authority, East Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, and New Brunswick in around 5 h 42 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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