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There are 6 ways to get from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, subway, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 10 min

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

$35 - $211

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$15 - $32

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 47 min

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

$16 - $35

Bus, train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown 100-To PABT
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...

$28 - $208

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 66.3 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a town car from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport 66.3 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Princeton University and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 51 miles. The road distance is 66.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $30 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $30 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $35 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 66 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1558+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 50.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. 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
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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