There are 3 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Brooklyn by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, line 2 subway  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the line 2 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Church Av 2

$13 - $17

2 alternative options

Bus, line 8568 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the line 8568 bus from New York, Ny to Brooklyn, Ny 8568 / ...

$20 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Brooklyn 51.5 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The distance between Princeton Junction and Brooklyn is 42 miles. The road distance is 51.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Brooklyn without a car is to train and line 2 subway which takes 2 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Princeton Junction to Brooklyn, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Brooklyn is 51 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Brooklyn.

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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Brooklyn, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Princeton Junction to Brooklyn via New Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, New York, Ny, Brooklyn, Ny, and Livingston St/Smith St in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
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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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from New York, Ny to Brooklyn, Ny
Ave. Duration
35 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
$8 - $11
$12 - $16

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