There are 4 ways to get from Princeton to Allentown by bus, train or car

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Line 606 bus, train, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal 606
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the bus from 30th Station to Allentown 306

$40 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York to Allentown, PA Westbound New York / ...

$23 - $74

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton to North Philadelphia Amtrak Trenton Line
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia to Allentown 10/12

$29 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Allentown 72.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Allentown is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Allentown is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Allentown. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Allentown, PA via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Allentown is 47 miles. The road distance is 72.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Allentown without a car is to line 606 bus and train and bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $40 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Princeton to Allentown, including transfers.

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

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Princeton to Allentown bus services, operated by Trans-bridge Lines, arrive at Allentown, PA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Allentown is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Princeton to Allentown.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Allentown. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 47.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Allentown, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Princeton to Allentown via New York Port Authority and New York in around 4 h 56 min.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center 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
Bieber Transportation Group
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Allentown, PA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Philadelphia to Allentown
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.com
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
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 Allentown, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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