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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 18 min

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

$11 - $182

Cheapest option

Line 1604 bus, bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 1604 bus from Newark, Nj to New York, Ny 1604 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100

$10 - $42

3 alternative options

Train, line 606 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Blvd to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606

$70 - $184

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Princeton University is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Princeton University is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 52 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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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Newark to Princeton University, including transfers.

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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 New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 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 1 h 18 min.

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Newark to Princeton University hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 51 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, New York Port Authority, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$13 - $17
Coach USA
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
$1 - $17
Schedules at
us.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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