There are 3 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 46m

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

$7 - $21

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Train  •  2h 40m

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

$13 - $17

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton 52.9 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Port Authority and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grand Central Terminal (Station) station to Princeton. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Princeton via Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal (Station) and Princeton is 46 miles. The road distance is 52.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton without a car is to bus which takes 1h 46m and costs $7 - $21.

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The bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton takes 1h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from New York Port Authority station.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New York Penn Station.

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What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal (Station), NY, USA and Princeton, NJ, USA?

Suburban Transit operates a bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 30m. Megabus also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 12m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$14 - $21
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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megabus.com

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton is to bus which takes 1h 46m and costs $7 - $21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 40m.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Princeton Jct. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton is 53 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal (Station) to Princeton.

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