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There are 8 ways to get from Princeton to Elmira by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, Megabus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the Megabus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

$44 - $104

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Bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY
  3. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY

$35 - $102

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Train, bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY Harrisburg

$71 - $159

Train, bus via Philadelphia 30th Street Station  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY

$93 - $184

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Elmira 231.5 miles

$22 - $35

Line 606 bus, train to Newark, fly to Elmira/Corning  •  4 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 Newark Liberty International Airport
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM

$196 - $884

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH
  3. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY

$238 - $569

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Williamsport, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Williamsport (IPT) PHL - IPT
  3. Take the bus from Williamsport to Elmira, NY

$266 - $573

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Elmira is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Elmira is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Elmira, NY via New York, NY and Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Elmira is 165 miles. The road distance is 231.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Elmira without a car is to bus and Megabus which takes 8 h 4 min and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Princeton to Elmira, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 min.

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Princeton to Elmira bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Elmira, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Elmira is 232 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to drive from Princeton to Elmira.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Elmira.
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  • Distance: 165.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 4 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Elmira, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Princeton to Elmira via New York Port Authority, New York, NY, and Binghamton, NY in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Williamsport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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
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 New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Williamsport to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport.

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