There are 2 ways to get from Manhattan to Princeton University by bus or car

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Bus  •  1 h 42 min

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

$7 - $17

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Princeton University 55.7 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Princeton University is 48 miles. The road distance is 55.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Princeton University without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Manhattan to Princeton University bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Manhattan to Princeton University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Princeton University is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Manhattan to Princeton University.

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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 Manhattan to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 47.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Manhattan to Princeton University every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Bus operators
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
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megabus.com

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