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

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

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

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus, line 100 bus, train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to East Brunswick 100
  2. Take the line 100 bus from East Brunswick to New Brunswick Downtown 100
  3. Take the train from New Brunswick to Princeton Jct.

$20 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Princeton Junction 54.1 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Princeton Junction is 45 miles. The road distance is 54.1 miles.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. takes 1 h 12 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Princeton Jct.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Princeton Junction hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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
Train from New Brunswick to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to East Brunswick
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from East Brunswick to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com

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