There are 3 ways to get from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

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

$12 - $18

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Bus  •  2 h 13 min

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

$7 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center 54.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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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. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center station. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at New York Penn Station via Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Princeton University and Rockefeller Center is 46 miles. The road distance is 54.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $12 - $18.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center, including transfers.

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Princeton University to Rockefeller Center bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Princeton University to Rockefeller Center train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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The best way to get from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs $12 - $18. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $7 - $24 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Princeton University to Rockefeller Center bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at New York Port Authority station.

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

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Map of how to get from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center.
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  • Distance: 46 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Princeton University, NJ, USA and Rockefeller Center, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 57 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Princeton University to Rockefeller Center 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
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
Book at
megabus.com

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