There are 5 ways to get from Montclair to Princeton University by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 28 bus, train, line 606 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. 28 / ...
  2. 606

$67 - $187

Cheapest option

Line 191 bus, bus  •  3 h 53 min

  1. 191
  2. 100

$8 - $32

3 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. 100

$21 - $37

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. 47.4 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  1 h

  1. 47.4 miles

$4 - $7

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

You can take a bus from Montclair to Princeton University via Montclair State University, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York Port Authority, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 3 h 53 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Watchung Avenue to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Park St At Chestnut St# to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Blvd to Nassau St At Witherspoon St
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Montclair State University to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Princeton, NJ - Nassau St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Montclair to Princeton University
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$190 - $230
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Montclair and Princeton University is 66 km. The road distance is 76 km.

The cheapest way to get from Montclair to Princeton University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 1 h.

The quickest way to get from Montclair to Princeton University is to taxi which takes 1 h and costs $190 - $230.

No, there is no direct bus from Montclair to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from Park St At Essex Way# and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via Montclair State University and New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Montclair to Princeton University, including transfers.