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There are 5 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal B/Hov Lane to Woodside Av/61 St
  2. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$19 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 30m

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

$14 - $34

3 alternative options

Train, line 606 bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Trenton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606

$33 - $92

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton 61.8 miles

$6 - $9

Towncar  •  1h 7m

  1. Take a town car from New York La Guardia Airport to Princeton 61.8 miles

$130 - $180

New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) → Princeton
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The most affordable way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton is to drive, which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 7m.

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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 7m.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Princeton is 51 miles. The road distance is 61.8 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 and train which takes 2h 43m and costs $18 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Princeton.

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  • Distance: 51 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 35m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$4 - $6
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $75
Business Class Seat
$60 - $120
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Bus operators
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 Terminal B/Hov Lane to Woodside Av/61 St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4
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 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$14 - $21
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.

Contact Details
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport to Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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