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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 30 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  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick
  2. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100
  3. Take the line 160 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Paterson Ave At Lincoln Pl 160 / ...

$11 - $201

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford 52.4 miles

$5 - $8

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 hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 42 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
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Princeton Junction and East Rutherford is 72 km. The road distance is 84 km.

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

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

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 30 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Princeton Junction to East Rutherford, including transfers.