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There are 13 ways to get from Harvard to Princeton by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to North Station
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$173 - $577

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Train, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to Porter
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$57 - $95

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Train via Trenton Amtrak Station  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to North Station
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station

$161 - $432

Bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Lowell to Port Authority NY
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$72 - $98

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to Porter Fitchburg Line
  2. Take the train from Boston South Station to Trenton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...

$120 - $252

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Harvard to Princeton 255.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Worcester to New York JFK, train, line 606 bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  4. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$218 - $818

Fly Worcester to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  4 h 53 min

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

$277 - $1,054

Taxi to Manchester, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harvard to Manchester
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MHT - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station

$410 - $778

Train to Boston, fly to New York JFK, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to North Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  5. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$113 - $391

Train to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to North Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$104 - $313

Train to Boston, fly to Newark, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to North Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Trenton Amtrak Station

$108 - $370

Taxi, bus to Hartford, fly to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harvard to Worcester, MA - Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Harford, CT
  3. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Philadelphia (PHL) BDL - PHL
  4. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  5. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$279 - $635

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The cheapest way to get from Harvard to Princeton is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harvard to Princeton is to fly and train and line 606 bus which costs $210 - $850 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Harvard and Princeton is 219 miles. The road distance is 255.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Harvard to Princeton without a car is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $170 - $600.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Harvard to Princeton, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Harvard to Princeton is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $170 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $100 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Worcester Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harvard to Princeton is 256 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to drive from Harvard to Princeton.

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JetBlue Airways offers flights from Worcester Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Princeton. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harvard to Princeton.
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  • Distance: 219.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

What companies run services between Harvard, MA, USA and Princeton, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Harvard to Princeton via Littleton/Rte 495, North Station, North Station, Back Bay, Boston Back Bay Station, New York Penn Station, and Princeton Jct. in around 7 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harvard to Princeton via Ibm, Kennedy Center, Lowell, Port Authority NY, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 8 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Worcester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Manchester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Train operators
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from Littleton/Rte 495 to North Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Train from Littleton/Rte 495 to Porter
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
MBTA
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Boston South Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
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 Amtrak Station
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
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Harford, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
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
Coach Company
Phone
+1 800 874 3377
Email
info@coachco.com
Website
coachco.com
Bus from Lowell to Port Authority NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
coachco.com
Other operators
Taxi from Harvard to Manchester
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$260 - $310

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The best way to get from Harvard to Worcester Airport is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs $85 - $110.

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