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There are 10 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Erie by train, plane, bus or car

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Train, train to Philadelphia, fly to Erie  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Erie (ERI) PHL - ERI

$184 - $655

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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo, NY 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa

$65 - $200

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Train to Newark, fly to Buffalo, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Erie Amtrak Station

$152 - $564

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Buffalo, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Erie Amtrak Station

$121 - $632

Train to New York JFK, fly to Buffalo, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Erie Amtrak Station

$125 - $631

Train to Newark, fly to Cleveland, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cleveland (CLE) EWR - CLE
  3. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Erie Amtrak Station

$183 - $492

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Buffalo, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF
  3. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Erie Amtrak Station

$223 - $1,003

Train  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Erie Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$85 - $400

Train, bus  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Buffalo, Ny 300
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa

$79 - $165

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Erie 447.7 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Erie is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Erie is to train and fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton Junction to Erie station. However, there are services departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at Erie Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 32 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Erie is 312 miles. The road distance is 447.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Erie without a car is to train which takes 12 h 32 min and costs $85 - $400.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Princeton Junction to Erie, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Erie is to train which takes 12 h 32 min and costs $85 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $200 and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Erie Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Princeton Junction to Erie train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Erie Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to Erie.
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  • Distance: 312.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Erie, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton Junction to Erie via New York Penn Station in around 12 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton Junction to Erie via New Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, Buffalo, NY, and Buffalo, Ny in around 13 h 10 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Erie
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
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
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
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
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Erie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Erie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Erie Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Megabus
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Newark, Nj to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Erie is 448 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Erie.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Erie Airport.

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