There are 3 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor / ...

$4 - $35

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University 17.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University 17.2 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University is to train which costs $4 - $35 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at New Brunswick. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Rutgers University is 16 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs $4 - $35.

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The train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick takes 15 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Princeton Junction to Rutgers University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New Brunswick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Rutgers University is 17 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Rutgers University. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University.
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  • Distance: 15.7 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Rutgers University, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $9 and the journey takes 15 min. Amtrak also services this route once daily.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
15 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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Trenton Star Cab
Phone
+1 609-943-8250
Website
trentonstarcab.com
Brothers Taxi
Phone
+1 609-695-0234
Website
brotherstaxi.com
Yellow Cab Trenton
Phone
+1 609-396-8181
Website
yellowcabtrenton.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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