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There are 2 ways to get from Manhattan to Plainsboro by bus, train or car

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Bus, train, line 600 bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to Princeton Jct.
  3. Take the line 600 bus from Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive to Scudders Mill Rd At Novo Nordisk Way 600

$11 - $52

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Plainsboro 55.1 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Plainsboro is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Plainsboro is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h.

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The distance between Manhattan and Plainsboro is 46 miles. The road distance is 55.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Plainsboro without a car is to bus and train and line 600 bus which takes 2h 17m and costs $10 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Manhattan to Plainsboro, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Plainsboro is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Manhattan to Plainsboro.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Plainsboro. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Plainsboro, NJ, USA?

There is no direct connection from Manhattan to Plainsboro. However, you can take the bus to New Brunswick Downtown, take the walk to New Brunswick, take the train to Princeton Jct., take the walk to Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive, then take the line 600 bus to Scudders Mill Rd At Novo Nordisk Way. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Plainsboro.

Train operators
NJ Transit
+1 973-491-7000
Train from New Brunswick to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at

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
+1 215-856-7924
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$24 - $35
$120 - $180
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