There are 4 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Fairfield by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Fairfield New Haven

$25 - $56

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Train via Stamford  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Stamford to Fairfield

$72 - $191

Bus  •  4 h 41 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 to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$26 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Fairfield 102.5 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Fairfield is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Fairfield is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton Junction to Fairfield. However, there are services departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at Fairfield via New York Penn Station and Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Fairfield is 92 miles. The road distance is 102.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Fairfield without a car is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs $24 - $60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Princeton Junction to Fairfield, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Fairfield is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs $24 - $60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $26 - $100 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Princeton Junction to Fairfield train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Fairfield station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Fairfield is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Fairfield.

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  • Distance: 91.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Fairfield, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton Junction to Fairfield via New York Penn Station, W 32 St/7 Av, Madison Av/E 42 St, and Grand Central in around 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton Junction to Fairfield via New Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, New York, Ny, Bridgeport, Ct, and Bridgeport in around 4 h 41 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Fairfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $21
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
Train from Stamford to Fairfield
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $15
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
megabus.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 Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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