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There are 5 ways to get from Princeton to Chatham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Chatham Morris & Essex Line

$30 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus, line 114 bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the line 114 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Mountain Ave At Morris Ave 114

$10 - $32

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
  3. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Chatham

$23 - $38

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Princeton to Chatham 45.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Chatham 45.3 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Chatham is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Chatham is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Chatham. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at River Rd At Greenfield Ave via Port Authority Bus Terminal and Morris Ave At Mountain Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Chatham is 31 miles. The road distance is 45.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Chatham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs $29 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Princeton to Chatham, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton to Chatham is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs $29 - $45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 114 bus, which costs $10 - $35 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Princeton to Chatham bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Mountain Ave At Morris Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Chatham is 45 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Princeton to Chatham.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Chatham.
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  • Distance: 30.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Chatham, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton to Chatham via Princeton Jct. and Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Chatham via New York Port Authority, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Mountain Ave At Morris Ave, and Morris Ave At Mountain Ave in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Chatham
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
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
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Princeton to Chatham
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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