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There are 11 ways to get from Detroit to Princeton by plane, train, bus 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.

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Fly to New York La Guardia, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 30 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
  3. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$103 - $428

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 40 min

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

$71 - $173

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Fly to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 17 min

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

$72 - $313

Fly to New York JFK, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 33 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
  4. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$147 - $717

Fly to Newark, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Newark (EWR) DTW - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$113 - $436

Fly to White Plains, train, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to White Plains (HPN) DTW - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Grand Central
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$143 - $593

Fly to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, bus, train  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton (ABE) DTW - ABE
  2. Take the bus from Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop to Newark Airport
  3. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center

$245 - $1,196

Bus Wanda Coach  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Grand Rapids
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$94 - $104

Train  •  19 h 30 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 Trenton Transit Center

$184 - $352

Bus, train  •  19 h 31 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

$139 - $372

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Princeton 623.2 miles

$60 - $90

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

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Princeton is to fly and train and line 606 bus which costs $70 - $320 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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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 Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 40 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Princeton is 459 miles. The road distance is 623.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Princeton without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 21 min and costs $90 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Detroit to Princeton, including transfers.

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Detroit to Princeton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Princeton is to bus which takes 15 h 21 min and costs $90 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $360 and takes 19 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 38 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Princeton.
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  • Distance: 458.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Detroit to Princeton via Woodward & State Fairgrounds Dropoff, State Fair Transit Center, Oakland Mall, Madison Heights, New York, NY - 3 Allen St, East Broadway, 42 St - Bryant Pk, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 15 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Princeton via Aldershot, New York, New York Penn Station, Trenton Transit Center, and Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal in around 19 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 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 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Syracuse
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to New York JFK via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Detroit to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Detroit to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $750
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 New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 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
Train from Toledo Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 8 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
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from White Plains to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
Train from Aldershot to New York
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$75 - $100
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Trans-bridge Lines
Phone
+1 610-868-6001
Email
webmaster@transbridgelines.com
Website
transbridgelines.com
Bus from Lehigh Valley International Airport Trans Bridge Bus Stop to Newark Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
transbridgelines.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Madison Heights to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Princeton is 623 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to drive from Detroit to Princeton.

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Spirit Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Detroit Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Princeton. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs $2.

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