There are 3 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100

$10 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal 53.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Grand Central Terminal is 45 miles. The road distance is 53.8 miles.

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The train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 57 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
Train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
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
Coach USA
Megabus

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