There are 5 ways to get from Newark to Princeton University by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 606 bus  •  1 h 48 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

$11 - $50

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor / ...

$11 - $182

Line 1006 bus, bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 1006 bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny 1006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$16 - $34

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Newark to Princeton University 42.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Princeton University 42.7 miles

$4 - $6

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Princeton via Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Newark and Princeton University is 37 miles. The road distance is 42.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Princeton University without a car is to train and line 606 bus which takes 1 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to get from Newark to Princeton University, including transfers.

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Newark to Princeton University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Newark to Princeton University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Princeton University is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 1006 bus and bus, which costs and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Newark to Princeton University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Newark to Princeton University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Princeton Jct. station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 37.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 48 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Princeton University, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark to Princeton University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 54 min. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Princeton University via New York, Ny, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 3 h 27 min.

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 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$13 - $17
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
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megabus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Newark to Princeton University
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Princeton University is 43 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Newark to Princeton University.

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