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

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Train  •  1h 44m

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

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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Plainsboro Rd At Deer Creek Drive to Grand Central–42nd Street Line 300

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) 53.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station). However, there are services departing from Princeton Junction On Vaughn Drive and arriving at Grand Central–42nd Street via Plainsboro Rd At Deer Creek Drive. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Grand Central Terminal (Station) is 45 miles. The road distance is 53.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs $5 - $15.

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The train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station takes 1h 21m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from Plainsboro Rd At Deer Creek Drive station.

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Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs $5 - $15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $25 and takes 1h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station).
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  • Distance: 45.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 44m

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 21m. Alternatively, Suburban Transit operates a bus from Plainsboro Rd At Deer Creek Drive to Grand Central–42nd Street on demand. Tickets cost $7 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 7m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$5 - $7
Adult
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Plainsboro Rd At Deer Creek Drive to Grand Central–42nd Street
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$7 - $11
One Way - Adult
$14 - $21

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Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at Grand Central–42nd Street station.

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Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station) is 54 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Grand Central Terminal (Station).

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