There are 4 ways to get from Princeton to Asbury Park by train, bus, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Rahway Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Rahway to Long Branch North Jersey Coast Line

$17 - $32

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Asbury Park, NJ - Cookman & Grand Shore Points

$25 - $44

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Princeton to Asbury Park 38.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Asbury Park 38.2 miles

$3 - $6

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Asbury Park, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton to Asbury Park via Princeton Jct., Rahway, and Long Branch in around 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Asbury Park via New York Port Authority and New York, NY - Port Authority in around 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Rahway
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Rahway to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Princeton, NJ - Nassau St to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Academy Bus LLC
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Asbury Park, NJ - Cookman & Grand
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
academybus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Princeton to Asbury Park
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Trenton Star Cab
Phone
+1 609-943-8250
Website
trentonstarcab.com
Brothers Taxi
Phone
+1 609-695-0234
Website
brotherstaxi.com
Yellow Cab Trenton
Phone
+1 609-396-8181
Website
yellowcabtrenton.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Princeton to Asbury Park?

The distance between Princeton and Asbury Park is 57 km. The road distance is 61 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Princeton to Asbury Park?

The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Asbury Park is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Princeton to Asbury Park?

The quickest way to get from Princeton to Asbury Park is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs $130 - $160.

Is there a direct train between Princeton and Asbury Park?

No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Asbury Park. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Asbury Park via Princeton Jct., Rahway and Long Branch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

Is there a direct bus between Princeton and Asbury Park?

No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Asbury Park. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Asbury Park, NJ - Cookman & Grand via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Princeton to Asbury Park?

It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Princeton to Asbury Park, including transfers.