There are 6 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$22 - $28

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from Newark Airport to Princeton 39.5 miles

$16 - $180

4 alternative options

Train, line 606 bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606

$26 - $56

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal, West 41st Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America Newark Airport Express-From Newark
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$19 - $34

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton 39.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton 39.5 miles

$3 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Newark Airport - Terminal B and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Terminal B and arriving at Princeton via Newark Airport Railroad Station and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and Princeton is 35 miles. The road distance is 39.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs $22 - $28.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton, including transfers.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Newark Airport - Terminal B station.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton.
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  • Distance: 34.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and Princeton, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal, West 41st Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
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 Newark Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal, West 41st Street, Long Island City, New York City, New York, 10036, United States of America
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
newarkairportexpress.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Newark Airport to Princeton
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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