There are 6 ways to get from Ithaca to Princeton University by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New Brunswick, NJ OurBus

$26 - $94

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Bus via New York  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Schwartz Performing Arts Center to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Binghamton-PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100-From PABT / ...

$8

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Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Princeton University 223.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Ithaca to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ITH - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.

$206 - $619

Bus to Syracuse, fly to Newark, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Newark (EWR) SYR - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$127 - $512

Bus to Syracuse, fly to New York JFK, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to New York JFK (JFK) SYR - JFK
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$115 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Princeton University is to bus via New York which costs $8 and takes 7h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Princeton University is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from Schwartz Performing Arts Center and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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The distance between Ithaca and Princeton University is 175 miles. The road distance is 223.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Princeton University without a car is to bus which takes 4h 51m and costs $25 - $95.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Ithaca to Princeton University, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Princeton University bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, depart from Schwartz Performing Arts Center station.

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The quickest flight from Ithaca Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 8m.

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Ithaca to Princeton University bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Princeton University is 224 miles. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Ithaca to Princeton University.

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  • Distance: 174.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Princeton University, NJ, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Ithaca to Princeton University once a week. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $55
Business Class Seat
$50 - $95
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
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 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$24 - $35
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New Brunswick, NJ
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Schwartz Performing Arts Center to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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
$8
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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