There are 9 ways to get from Princeton to Bethesda 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$82 - $242

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St 409
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc 3005 / ...

$27 - $67

7 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Bethesda 184.4 miles

$18 - $27

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$127 - $516

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Penn Station to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$81 - $466

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  3. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$123 - $393

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to S Clinton Ave At Barlow St
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  4. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  5. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$264 - $1,007

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$92 - $347

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Baltimore, train, subway  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to S Clinton Ave At Barlow St
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI
  4. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  5. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station

$341 - $901

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Princeton to Bethesda hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Bethesda via W State St At S Warren St, S Warren St At W State St, Market St At 8Th St, Philadelphia, Pa, Washington, Dc, and UNION STATION station in around 7 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 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 UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to S Clinton Ave At Barlow St
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Princeton to Bethesda?

The distance between Princeton and Bethesda is 258 km. The road distance is 295 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Princeton to Bethesda?

The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Bethesda is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Princeton to Bethesda?

The quickest way to get from Princeton to Bethesda is to drive which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $18 - $27.

How long does it take to get from Princeton to Bethesda?

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Princeton to Bethesda, including transfers.