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There are 7 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Cornell University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via New York, NY  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$26 - $215

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Train, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route / ...

$26 - $225

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$26 - $115

Train, bus North Fork Express  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Cornell University West Campus North Bound-Manorville-Cornell

$73 - $263

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Cornell University 226.4 miles

$22 - $35

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH

$225 - $720

Train to Newark, fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  3. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$213 - $881

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Cornell University is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Cornell University is to train and fly which costs $220 - $750 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Cornell University is 177 miles. The road distance is 226.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Cornell University without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 57 min and costs $25 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Princeton Junction to Cornell University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Cornell University is 226 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Cornell University.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Cornell University. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to Cornell University.
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  • Distance: 177 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Princeton Junction to Cornell University via New Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Ithaca, NY in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 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
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University West
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
Megabus
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
trailwaysny.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Cornell University West Campus
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com

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