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There are 4 ways to get from Chatham to Princeton Junction by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Chatham to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level Morris & Essex Line
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$14 - $23

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Line 986 bus, line 819 bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 986 bus from Broad St At Elm St to Plainfield Rail Station 986
  2. Take the line 819 bus from Park Ave At East 2Nd St to Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta# 819

$9 - $25

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chatham to Princeton Junction 42.9 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Chatham to Princeton Junction 42.9 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Chatham to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chatham to Princeton Junction is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chatham to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Chatham and arriving at Princeton Jct. via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Chatham and Princeton Junction is 32 miles. The road distance is 42.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Princeton Junction without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $14 - $24.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Chatham to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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Chatham to Princeton Junction train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Chatham station.

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The best way to get from Chatham to Princeton Junction is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $14 - $24. Alternatively, you can line 986 bus and line 819 bus, which costs $8 - $26 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Chatham to Princeton Junction train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Princeton Jct. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chatham to Princeton Junction is 43 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Chatham to Princeton Junction.

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Map of how to get from Chatham to Princeton Junction.
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  • Distance: 32 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Chatham to Princeton Junction via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chatham to Princeton Junction via Summit, Broad St At Elm St, Plainfield Rail Station, Park Ave At East 2Nd St, Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta#, and Metuchen in around 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Chatham to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Broad St At Elm St to Plainfield Rail Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Park Ave At East 2Nd St to Pennsylvania Ave At Metuchen Rail Sta#
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chatham to Princeton Junction
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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