There are 3 ways to get from Columbia University to Princeton University by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100

$10 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Columbia University to Princeton University 57.7 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Columbia University to Princeton University is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia University to Princeton University is to drive which takes 1 h 6 min and costs $5 - $9.

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The distance between Columbia University and Princeton University is 78 km. The road distance is 92 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Columbia University to Princeton University, including transfers.

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Columbia University to Princeton University hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Columbia University to Princeton University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Megabus also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
Coach USA
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Princeton, NJ - Nassau St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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