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

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Train  •  1h 53m

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

$12 - $18

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Bus  •  1h 57m

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

$5 - $21

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Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Princeton University to New York 51.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton University to New York is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton University to New York is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at New York Port Authority. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 45m.

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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 53m.

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The distance between Princeton University and New York is 44 miles. The road distance is 51.7 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 53m and costs $12 - $18.

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It takes approximately 1h 53m 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 53m and costs $12 - $18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $5 - $21 and takes 1h 57m.

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  • Distance: 44 miles
  • Duration: 1h 53m

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 hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 22m. Alternatively, Suburban Transit operates a bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 45m. Megabus also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$14 - $21
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $19
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megabus.com

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Princeton University to New York bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at New York Port Authority 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 1h 1m to drive from Princeton University to New York.

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