There are 11 ways to get from Harvard University to Princeton University by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  6 h 52 min

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

$31 - $85

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Bus Go Buses  •  8 h 52 min

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

$30 - $40

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Keystone Service / ...

$104 - $217

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Regional / ...

$94 - $217

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Harvard University to Princeton University 263.7 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$82 - $321

Subway to Boston, fly to New York La Guardia, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the subway from Harvard to South Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  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

$90 - $319

Subway to Boston, fly to New York JFK, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from Harvard to South 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 Transit Center
  5. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$92 - $356

Subway to Boston, fly to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  6 h 18 min

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

$119 - $354

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Newark (EWR) MHT - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$176 - $650

Train to Providence, fly to Newark, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$212 - $597

Questions & Answers

The distance between Harvard University and Princeton University is 233 miles. The road distance is 263.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Harvard University to Princeton University without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Harvard University to Princeton University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Harvard University to Princeton University is to bus which takes 6 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harvard University to Princeton University is 264 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Harvard University to Princeton University.

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Princeton University. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harvard University to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 232.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Harvard University to Princeton University via Harvard, South Station, Boston, MA - South Station, New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 6 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Harvard University to Princeton University via Harvard, South Station, Boston South Station, New York Penn Station, Trenton Transit Center, Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal, and Nassau St At Witherspoon St in around 7 h 13 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
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 1-800-872-7245
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Trenton Transit Center
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Subway from Harvard to South Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Cambridge, MA to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Website
gobuses.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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