There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainsboro by train, bus, subway, car or towncar

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Recommended option

AirTrain, train, line 600 bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
  4. Take the line 600 bus from Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive to Scudders Mill Rd At Novo Nordisk Way 600

$17 - $26

Cheapest option

Subway, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 34 St - Penn Station A
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$16 - $24

4 alternative options

Train, line 600 bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the line 600 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Schalks Crossing Rd At Market St 600

$34 - $66

Train, bus, line 600 bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
  3. Take the train from New Brunswick to Princeton Jct.
  4. Take the line 600 bus from Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive to Scudders Mill Rd At Novo Nordisk Way 600

$17 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainsboro 65.6 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Plainsboro 65.6 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Plainsboro is 48 miles. The road distance is 65.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainsboro without a car is to AirTrain and train and line 600 bus which takes 3 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainsboro, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainsboro is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainsboro.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Plainsboro. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainsboro.
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  • Distance: 48.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Plainsboro, NJ, USA?

There is no direct connection from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainsboro. However, you can take the AirTrain to Jamaica, NY, take the walk to Jamaica, take the train to Penn Station, take the walk to New York Penn Station, take the train to Princeton Jct., take the walk to Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive, then take the line 600 bus to Scudders Mill Rd At Novo Nordisk Way. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Plainsboro via Howard Beach, NY, Howard Beach - JFK Airport, 34 St - Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Princeton Jct., and Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive to Scudders Mill Rd At Novo Nordisk Way
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Schalks Crossing Rd At Market St
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Plainsboro
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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