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There are 9 ways to get from Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Newark, train

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Newark (EWR)
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

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Line 310 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Trenton-Mercer, train

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Cary Depot to GoTriangle Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Trenton-Mercer (TTN)
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia, train

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York La Guardia (LGA)
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

Fly Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK, train

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York JFK (JFK)
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

Line 310 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Philadelphia, train

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Cary Depot to GoTriangle Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.

Train to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Philadelphia, train

  1. Take the train from Cary to Greensboro
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore, train

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI)
  2. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Trenton Amtrak Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Cary to Trenton Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction
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The cheapest way to get from Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 7h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction is to line 310 bus and fly and train which costs $40 - $270 and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct train from Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Cary and arriving at Princeton Jct. via Trenton Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 8m.

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The distance between Cary (Station) and Princeton Junction is 388 miles. The road distance is 457.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction without a car is to train which takes 10h 8m and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Cary station.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 32m.

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Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Trenton Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction is 458 miles. It takes approximately 7h 57m to drive from Cary (Station) to Princeton Junction.

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  • Distance: 388.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Cary (Station), NC, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Cary to Trenton Amtrak Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 9h 39m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $370
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $370
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $340
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Trenton-Mercer
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
50 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
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$3 - $8
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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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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$24 - $35
Train from Cary to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Cary to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $170
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
+1 215-856-7924
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$23 - $65
Business Class Seat
$35 - $90
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$17 - $55
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $100
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
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.

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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
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$110 - $160
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$110 - $160
Business Seat - Child
$110 - $160
First Class - Adult
$170 - $240
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $240
First Class - Child
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Cary Depot to GoTriangle Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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