There are 5 ways to get from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, subway, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 24 min

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

$19 - $27

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Bus, subway  •  3 h 8 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

$13 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 47 min

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

$14 - $33

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

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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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No, there is no direct train from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Terminal 4 via Princeton Jct., Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 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 24 min and costs $19 - $27.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 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 JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $19 - $27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $35 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Jamaica station.

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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 1484+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $119 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 24 min

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

You can take a train from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Princeton, Princeton Jct., New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Jamaica, and Jamaica, NY in around 2 h 24 min. 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
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Princeton University to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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