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There are 7 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional, line 606 bus  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport 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

$17 - $41

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Towncar  •  48m

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

$16 - $180

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Train  •  2h 25m

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

$22 - $28

Train, line 606 bus via Newark Airport Railroad Station  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606

$22 - $30

Bus  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$24 - $34

Taxi  •  48m

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

$130 - $160

Drive  •  48m

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

$3 - $6

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

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

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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 3h 13m.

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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 2h 25m.

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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 and line 606 bus which takes 1h 33m and costs $16 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton, including transfers.

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

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Airport Railroad Station.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton is to train which takes 2h 25m and costs $22 - $28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $35 and takes 3h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton.
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  • Distance: 34.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $19 and the journey takes 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3h 13m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-908-354-3330
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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megabus.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Newark Airport to Princeton
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Taxi from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
http://www.elizabethnj.org/
Website
panynj.gov
Elizabeth Taxi
Phone
+1 908-344-1729
Website
elizabethtaxi.com
Black Cabby
Phone
+1 908-76-82947
Website
blackcabby.com
Newark Airport Taxi
Phone
+1 973-273-4420
Website
newarkairporttaxi.us
Jacob's Car Service
Phone
+1 973-673-5901
Website
jacobscabservice.com
https://www.newarknj.gov/
Website
panynj.gov
Gold Lincoln Taxi
Phone
+1 973-344-5566
Website
goldlincolntaxinj.com

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Princeton Jct. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton is 40 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to Princeton.

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