There are 5 ways to get from New Haven to Princeton Junction by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$81 - $204

Cheapest option

Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$29 - $52

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 2021 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to East Brunswick 100

$31 - $103

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from New Haven to Princeton Junction 131.9 miles

$12 - $19

Fly, train  •  4 h 34 min

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

$109 - $652

What companies run services between New Haven, CT, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from New Haven to Princeton Junction via New York Penn Station in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Haven to Princeton Junction via New York, Ny, New York Port Authority, East Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, and New Brunswick in around 3 h 47 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Haven and Princeton Junction is 180 km. The road distance is 211 km.

The cheapest way to get from New Haven to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from New Haven to Princeton Junction is to drive which takes 2 h 28 min and costs $12 - $19.

No, there is no direct train from New Haven to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from New Haven Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Princeton Jct. via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from New Haven to Princeton Junction, including transfers.