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There are 3 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Fairfield by train or car

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Train  •  3 h 20 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 - $215

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Train via Stamford  •  3 h 35 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 Station
  3. Take the train from Stamford to Fairfield

$72 - $357

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 35 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 3 h 20 min and costs $24 - $220.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 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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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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There are 40+ hotels available in Fairfield. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 91.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 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 3 h 20 min.

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
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Fairfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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
35 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160

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