There are 5 ways to get from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, subway, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

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

$17 - $23

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Train, subway  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$16 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick
  2. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica

$17 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 65.6 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take a town car from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport 65.6 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 50 miles. The road distance is 65.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1492+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 49.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 22 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 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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

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 Princeton Junction Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice 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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Princeton Junction to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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