There are 6 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus via 61 St/Roosevelt Av  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100-From PABT / ...

$13 - $30

5 alternative options

Bus, train, line 606 bus  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B to 61 St/Roosevelt Av
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606

$33 - $92

Bus, train  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Lga/Terminal C to 61 St/Roosevelt Av
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$18 - $30

Bus  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the bus from New York LaGuardia Airport to New York Port Authority Bus Terminal LaGuardia Airport - NYC
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Palmer Square, Princeton

$20 - $35

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton 61.1 miles

$6 - $9

Towncar  •  1h 10m

  1. Take a town car from New York La Guardia Airport to Princeton 61.1 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton. However, there are services departing from New York LaGuardia Airport and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Princeton is 51 miles. The road distance is 61.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton without a car is to bus via 61 St/Roosevelt Av which takes 2h 46m and costs $12 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton, including transfers.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton bus services, operated by NYC Express Bus (Golden Touch Transportation), depart from New York LaGuardia Airport station.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton.

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  • Distance: 51 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

What companies run services between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA and Princeton, NJ, USA?

Suburban Transit operates a bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 30m.

Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$14 - $21
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B to 61 St/Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Lga/Terminal C to 61 St/Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport to Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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