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There are 9 ways to get from Buffalo to Princeton by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Buffalo to New York JFK, train, line 606 bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  4. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$88 - $427

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal Toronto / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$44 - $106

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Fly Buffalo to New York La Guardia, bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$79 - $389

Fly Buffalo to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Philadelphia (PHL) BUF - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$167 - $753

Fly Buffalo to Newark, train, line 606 bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Trenton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$108 - $506

Train to Rochester, fly to Newark, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Newark (EWR) ROC - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Trenton Amtrak Station

$133 - $538

Train  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$81 - $238

Bus  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo to 30th St. Station Philadelphia
  2. Take the bus from Market St At 8Th St to Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal 409

$47 - $105

Drive  •  6h 58m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Princeton 372.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Princeton is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Princeton is to fly and train and line 606 bus which costs $85 - $430 and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 45m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Princeton is 281 miles. The road distance is 372.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Princeton without a car is to bus which takes 9h 45m and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Buffalo to Princeton, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Princeton bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Princeton is to bus which takes 9h 45m and costs $40 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $240 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Buffalo to Princeton bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Princeton.
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  • Distance: 281.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 9h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Princeton via New York Penn Station, Trenton Amtrak Station, and S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave in around 10h 12m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$160 - $220
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Market St At 8Th St to Wallenberg Ave Across From Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo to 30th St. Station Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Book at
megabus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $75
Standard Fare
$60 - $90
Refundable
$65 - $100
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 Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Princeton is 372 miles. It takes approximately 6h 58m to drive from Buffalo to Princeton.

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American Airlines, Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Buffalo Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Princeton. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17m and costs $2.

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