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There are 9 ways to get from Princeton University to Silver Spring by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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

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Train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...

$78 - $208

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station Trenton Line
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC

$24 - $42

7 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Princeton University to Silver Spring 179.4 miles

$17 - $26

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$76 - $472

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA

$194 - $489

Bus, train, train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  4. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA
  5. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station

$102 - $526

Line 606 bus, train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  4. Take the subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station

$120 - $532

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Baltimore, train, subway  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  4. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  5. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to SILVER SPRING station

$297 - $760

Line 606 bus, train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  4. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  5. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SILVER SPRING station

$116 - $409

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton University to Silver Spring is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton University to Silver Spring is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Princeton University and Silver Spring is 158 miles. The road distance is 179.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton University to Silver Spring without a car is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs $75 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Princeton University to Silver Spring, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton University to Silver Spring is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Princeton University to Silver Spring.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 831+ hotels available in Silver Spring. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton University to Silver Spring.
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  • Distance: 157.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Princeton University, NJ, USA and Silver Spring, MD, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Princeton University to Silver Spring hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
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
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
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
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

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