There are 9 ways to get from Detroit to Princeton by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Newark, train, line 100 bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Newark (EWR) DTW - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick
  3. Take the line 100 bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Palmer Square, Princeton

$127 - $431

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny 4414
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100

$71 - $181

7 alternative options

Fly to Trenton-Mercer, taxi  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Trenton-Mercer (TTN) DTW - TTN
  2. Take a taxi from Trenton-Mercer to Princeton

$117 - $257

Fly to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Philadelphia (PHL) DTW - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  3. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Blvd to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$73 - $314

Fly to New York La Guardia, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DTW - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  3. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Blvd to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$148 - $568

Fly to New York JFK, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to New York JFK (JFK) DTW - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  4. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Blvd to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$192 - $857

Bus, train  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak

$184 - $512

Train  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to New York
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$120 - $373

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Princeton 623.2 miles

$60 - $90

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Princeton, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Princeton via New York, Ny and New York Port Authority in around 15 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Princeton via Aldershot, New York, New York Penn Station, and Princeton Jct. in around 19 h 54 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to Trenton-Mercer
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Toledo Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $210
Train from Aldershot to New York
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $240
Business
$170 - $250
Business Plus/Sleeper
$310 - $440
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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
Other operators
Taxi from Trenton-Mercer to Princeton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Trenton Star Cab
Phone
+1 609-943-8250
Website
trentonstarcab.com
Brothers Taxi
Phone
+1 609-695-0234
Website
brotherstaxi.com
Yellow Cab Trenton
Phone
+1 609-396-8181
Website
yellowcabtrenton.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Detroit to Princeton?

The distance between Detroit and Princeton is 734 km. The road distance is 997 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Detroit to Princeton?

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Princeton is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Detroit to Princeton?

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Princeton is to fly and taxi which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $110 - $260.

Is there a direct train between Detroit and Princeton?

No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Windsor and arriving at Princeton via Aldershot, New York Penn Station and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 54 min.

Is there a direct bus between Detroit and Princeton?

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 57 min.

How long does it take to get from Detroit to Princeton?

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Detroit to Princeton, including transfers.