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There are 3 ways to get from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level Northeast Corridor

$11 - $20

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 160 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick
  2. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
  3. Take the line 160 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Paterson Ave At Lincoln Pl 160 / ...

$11 - $59

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford 52.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford. However, there are services departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at Rutherford via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and East Rutherford is 45 miles. The road distance is 52.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $11 - $21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford, including transfers.

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Princeton Junction to East Rutherford train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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Princeton Junction to East Rutherford train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to East Rutherford is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford.

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There are 1750+ hotels available in East Rutherford. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford.
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  • Distance: 45.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and East Rutherford, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Princeton Junction Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators

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