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There are 10 ways to get from Princeton to Duke University by bus, plane, train 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.

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Bus to New York La Guardia, fly  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LGA - RDU

$93 - $363

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Train, bus  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
  3. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$49 - $81

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Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly, line 700 bus  •  6 h 56 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 Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU
  4. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St

$96 - $520

Fly from Trenton-Mercer, line 700 bus, line 6 bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) TTN - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Chapel Hill St at Gregson St to Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens

$134 - $285

Bus, train, train to New York JFK, fly, line 700 bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  4. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) JFK - RDU
  5. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St

$119 - $587

Line 606 bus, train to Newark, fly, line 700 bus  •  7 h 30 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 Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) EWR - RDU
  4. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St

$102 - $423

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU

$167 - $448

Train  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station Carolinian

$78 - $217

Bus  •  16 h 9 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 Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$59 - $157

Drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Duke University 446.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Duke University is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Duke University is to fly and line 700 bus and line 6 bus which costs $130 - $290 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Duke University. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens via New York, Ny and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 9 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Duke University is 382 miles. The road distance is 446.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Duke University without a car is to train which takes 11 h 51 min and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Princeton to Duke University, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton to Duke University is to train which takes 11 h 51 min and costs $75 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $160 and takes 16 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 44 min.

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Princeton to Duke University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Durham, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Duke University.
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  • Distance: 382 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Duke University, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Princeton to Duke University once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $210 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Duke University via New York Port Authority, New York, Ny, GoDurham Station, and Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens in around 16 h 9 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
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
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
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
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from Chapel Hill St at Gregson St to Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
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 Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Duke University is 446 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to drive from Princeton to Duke University.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Duke University. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Trenton-Mercer Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $45 - $60.

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