There are 3 ways to get from New York to Princeton Junction by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Northeast Corridor / ...

$9 - $180

2 alternative options

Bus, line 100 bus, train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. 100
  2. 100

$20 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. 51.3 miles

$5 - $8

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from New York to Princeton Junction hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
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 New Brunswick to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to East Brunswick
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from East Brunswick to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Princeton Junction is 70 km. The road distance is 82 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from New York to Princeton Junction is to drive which takes 1 h 1 min and costs $5 - $8.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Princeton Jct.. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

The train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. takes 1 h 12 min including transfers and departs every four hours.