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There are 3 ways to get from Princeton University to New York by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Nec / ...

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Bus  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal 100-To PABT

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Princeton University to New York 51.8 miles

Princeton University to New York by walk and train

The journey time between Princeton University and New York is around 1h 47m and covers a distance of around 52 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. Operated by NJ Transit, Amtrak Northeast Regional and Amtrak, the Princeton University to New York service departs from Princeton University and arrives in New York Penn Station. Typically 111 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

111 Weekly Services
1h 47m Average Duration
$4 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Princeton University to New York is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 58 min.

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The fastest way to get from Princeton University to New York is to drive which takes 58 min and costs $9 - $14.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Port Authority Bus Terminal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton University to New York station. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at New York Penn Station via Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 47m.

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The distance between Princeton University and New York is 44 miles. The road distance is 51.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton University to New York without a car is to train which takes 1h 47m and costs $4 - $220.

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It takes approximately 1h 47m to get from Princeton University to New York, including transfers.

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Princeton University to New York bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Princeton University to New York train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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The best way to get from Princeton University to New York is to train which takes 1h 47m and costs $4 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $21 and takes 1h 50m.

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  • Distance: 44 miles
  • Duration: 1h 47m

What companies run services between Princeton University, NJ, USA and New York, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 1h 20m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Suburban Transit operates a bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
https://www.njtransit.com/
Schedules at
https://www.njtransit.com/bus-to
Child 5-11 and Senior
$4 - $7
Adult
$10 - $16
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$2 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$16 - $210
Business Class Seat
$55 - $160
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Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $70
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$2 - $18
Child Coach - short notice
$9 - $21
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$11 - $40
Child Business Class - short notice
$13 - $40
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$14 - $26
Business Seat - advance purchase
$24 - $80
Business Seat - short notice
$30 - $60
Coach Seat - short notice
$8 - $70
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Child 0-14, Senior 62+, Special Needs
$8 - $11
Adult
$17 - $21

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Princeton University to New York bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Princeton University to New York train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton University to New York is 52 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Princeton University to New York.

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