There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction by train, tram, 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.

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Airport Terminal A to University City
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.

$31 - $227

Cheapest option

Line 36 tram, train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station 36
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Trenton Trenton Line

$16 - $198

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction 58.7 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from Philadelphia Airport to Princeton Junction 58.7 miles

$210 - $300

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Airport Terminal A and arriving at Princeton Jct. via Philadelphia 30th Street Station and Trenton Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and Princeton Junction is 45 miles. The road distance is 58.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction without a car is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction train services, operated by SEPTA, depart from Airport Terminal A station.

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Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Princeton Jct. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Princeton Junction. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction.
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  • Distance: 45.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) to Princeton Junction via University City, Philadelphia 30th Street Station, and Trenton Transit Center in around 1 h 53 min.

Train operators
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Airport Terminal A to University City
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Philadelphia Airport to Princeton Junction
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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