There are 7 ways to get from Cornell University to Princeton University by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly Ithaca to Newark, train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Newark (EWR) ITH - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$257 - $894

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Bus, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$29 - $49

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Taxi to Elmira/Corning, fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cornell University to Elmira/Corning
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Newark (EWR) ELM - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$173 - $507

Fly Ithaca to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ITH - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.

$228 - $726

Bus, train via Union City, NJ  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Union City, NJ Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$30 - $51

Bus College Express, train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Cornell University West to Port Authority Bus Terminal College Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$53 - $59

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Cornell University to Princeton University 223 miles

$21 - $35

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

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The quickest way to get from Cornell University to Princeton University is to fly and train which costs $250 - $900 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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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 and train which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $29 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Cornell University to Princeton University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ithaca Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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

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United Airlines offers flights from Ithaca Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Princeton University. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cornell University to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $13 - $17.

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Map of how to get from Cornell University to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 174.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

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

There is no direct connection from Cornell University to Princeton University. However, you can take the taxi to Ithaca airport, fly to Newark, take the walk to Terminal B, take the train to Newark Liberty Airport Station, take the walk to Newark Airport Railroad Station, take the train to Princeton Jct., take the train to Princeton, then take the walk to Princeton University. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Elmira/Corning airport, fly to Newark, take the walk to Terminal B, take the train to Newark Liberty Airport Station, take the walk to Newark Airport Railroad Station, take the train to Princeton Jct., take the train to Princeton, then take the walk to Princeton University.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
28 min
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Union City, NJ
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Cornell University West to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cornell University to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Ithaca Dispatch
Phone
+1 607-277-8294
Website
ithacataxi.biz
Green Hornet Taxi
Phone
+1 607-280-3779
Website
greenhornettaxicab.com
Collegetown Cab
Phone
+1 607-588-8888

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