There are 6 ways to get from New Haven to Princeton Junction by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 8 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

Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 2021 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$23 - $82

4 alternative options

Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  3 h 58 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

$28 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from New Haven to Princeton Junction 131.9 miles

$12 - $19

Train to Hartford, fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Newark (EWR) BDL - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$174 - $411

Fly New Haven to Philadelphia, line 36 tram, train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from New Haven (HVN) to Philadelphia (PHL) HVN - PHL
  2. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.

$109 - $654

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between New Haven and Princeton Junction is 113 miles. The road distance is 131.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from New Haven to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from New Haven station 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 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Haven to Princeton Junction is 132 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from New Haven to Princeton Junction.

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Map of how to get from New Haven to Princeton Junction.
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Haven to Princeton Junction via New York, Ny, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New Brunswick Downtown, and New Brunswick in around 4 h 12 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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 Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
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)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
septa.org
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
megabus.com

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