There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Princeton University by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 606 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street 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

$8 - $44

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor / ...

$27 - $223

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Philadelphia to Princeton University 44.3 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Princeton University 44.3 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Princeton via Trenton Transit Center and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Princeton University is 38 miles. The road distance is 44.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Princeton University without a car is to train and line 606 bus which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Philadelphia to Princeton University, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Princeton University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Princeton University is 44 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Philadelphia to Princeton University.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Princeton University. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 38.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Princeton University via Trenton Transit Center, Princeton Jct., and Princeton in around 2 h 3 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 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
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
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
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Philadelphia to Princeton University
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
http://www.philapark.org/
Website
philapark.org
Freedom Taxi
Phone
+1 215-222-9999
Website
facebook.com
Phila Taxi Service
Phone
+1 267-309-2675
Website
philataxiservice.com
Philadelphia Taxicab Service
Phone
+1 215-535-6700
Website
philataxicab.com

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