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

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Train  •  27 min

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

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Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University–New Brunswick 17.6 miles

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University–New Brunswick 17.6 miles

Princeton Junction to Rutgers University–New Brunswick by train and walk

47 Weekly Services
27 min Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University–New Brunswick is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 23 min.

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The fastest way to get from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University–New Brunswick is to taxi which takes 23 min and costs $60 - $75.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Princeton Jct. and arriving at New Brunswick. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Rutgers University–New Brunswick is 16 miles. The road distance is 17.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University–New Brunswick without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs $1 - $200.

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The train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick takes 17 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Princeton Junction to Rutgers University–New Brunswick 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–New Brunswick is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 17 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
https://www.njtransit.com/
Schedules at
https://www.njtransit.com/bus-to
Child 5-11 and Senior
$2 - $3
Adult
$4 - $7
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New Brunswick Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $200
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$1 - $100
Reserved Coach Seat
$13 - $200
Business Class Seat
$45 - $140
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New Brunswick Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $60
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$1 - $14
Child Coach - short notice
$5 - $18
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$9 - $35
Child Business Class - short notice
$11 - $35
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$7 - $23
Business Seat - advance purchase
$21 - $65
Business Seat - short notice
$26 - $50
Coach Seat - short notice
$4 - $60
Other operators
Taxi from Princeton Junction to Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Yellow Cab Trenton
Phone
+1 609-396-8181
Website
yellowcabtrenton.com
Trenton Star Cab
Phone
+1 609-943-8250
Website
trentonstarcab.com
Brothers Taxi
Phone
+1 609-695-0234
Website
brotherstaxi.com
Shreeji Taxi
Phone
+1-732-331-8069
Website
shreejitaxiservices.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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