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There are 6 ways to get from Princeton University to Yale University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$96 - $390

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Bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$21 - $59

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Bus, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven New Haven

$24 - $63

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  5 h 56 min

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

$77 - $198

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Princeton University to Yale University 130.8 miles

$12 - $19

Line 606 bus, train, fly  •  5 h 48 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 New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN

$161 - $805

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton University to Yale University is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton University to Yale University is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton University to Yale University. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at New Haven, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Princeton University and Yale University is 113 miles. The road distance is 130.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton University to Yale University without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs $95 - $390.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Princeton University to Yale University, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton University to Yale University is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs $95 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $60 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Princeton University to Yale University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Haven, Ct station.

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Map of how to get from Princeton University to Yale University.
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  • Distance: 113.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

What companies run services between Princeton University, NJ, USA and Yale University, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton University to Yale University via Princeton Jct., New York Penn Station, and New Haven Union Station in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton University to Yale University via Palmer Square, Princeton, New York Port Authority, New York, Ny, and New Haven, Ct in around 5 h 13 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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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 Trenton Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
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
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 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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megabus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton University to Yale University is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Princeton University to Yale University.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport.

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