There are 5 ways to get from New Haven to Princeton University 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.

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 36 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

$84 - $207

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 2021 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100

$19 - $57

3 alternative options

Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  4 h 28 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

$31 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from New Haven to Princeton University 132.4 miles

$13 - $19

Fly, train  •  5 h 13 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.

$154 - $794

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The cheapest way to get from New Haven to Princeton University is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Haven to Princeton University is to drive which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $13 - $19.

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The distance between New Haven and Princeton University is 181 km. The road distance is 212 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from New Haven to Princeton University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Haven to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from New Haven, Ct and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Haven to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from New Haven Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Princeton via New York Penn Station and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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

You can take a train from New Haven to Princeton University via New York Penn Station, Princeton Jct., and Princeton in around 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Haven to Princeton University via New York, Ny, New York Port Authority, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 3 h 49 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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 4 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 Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
3 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
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Coach USA
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

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