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There are 6 ways to get from Cornell University to Princeton University by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus OurBus  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$24 - $73

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Bus College Express  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Cornell University West to Port Authority Bus Terminal College Express
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$48 - $60

Bus North Fork Express  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Cornell University West Campus to New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$51 - $61

Drive  •  4h 26m

  1. Drive from Cornell University to Princeton University 223 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Ithaca to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ITH - 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

$224 - $547

Bus to Elmira/Corning, fly to Newark, train  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Newark (EWR) ELM - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$138 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Cornell University to Princeton University is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Cornell University to Princeton University is to fly and train and line 606 bus which costs $220 - $550 and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cornell University to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 37m.

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The distance between Cornell University and Princeton University is 174 miles. The road distance is 223 miles.

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The best way to get from Cornell University to Princeton University without a car is to bus which takes 7h 37m and costs $23 - $75.

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It takes approximately 7h 37m to get from Cornell University to Princeton University, including transfers.

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Cornell University to Princeton University bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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The quickest flight from Ithaca Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cornell University to Princeton University is 223 miles. It takes approximately 4h 26m to drive from Cornell University to Princeton University.

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Map of how to get from Cornell University to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 174.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 37m

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

You can take a bus from Cornell University to Princeton University via Ithaca, NY, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 7h 37m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Train operators
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 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Book at
trailwaysny.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
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megabus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Cornell University West to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41 - $43
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Cornell University West Campus to New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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northforkexpress.com

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