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There are 9 ways to get from Princeton to Fairfax by train, subway, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station Orange

$80 - $211

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station Carolinian / ...
  2. Take the bus from King Street Sta + Bus Bay B to University Dr & Main St 29K

$38 - $99

7 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 51 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 - Penn Station to Vienna Ny2va

$40 - $62

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Fairfax 203 miles

$19 - $29

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD

$121 - $474

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 18 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 Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  4. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station

$219 - $861

Bus, train, train to New York JFK, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  6 h 6 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 Washington Dulles (IAD) JFK - IAD
  5. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station

$102 - $508

Line 606 bus, train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  5 h 33 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 Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  4. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station

$121 - $531

Line 606 bus, train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 59 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 Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  4. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station

$115 - $404

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Fairfax is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Fairfax is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Fairfax is 176 miles. The road distance is 203 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Fairfax without a car is to train and subway which takes 4 h 37 min and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Princeton to Fairfax, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Fairfax is 203 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Princeton to Fairfax.

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United Airlines offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 610+ hotels available in Fairfax. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Fairfax.
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  • Distance: 176.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Fairfax, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Princeton to Fairfax via New York Port Authority, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, 34 St - Penn Station, and New York, NY - Penn Station in around 6 h 51 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
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
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
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from King Street Sta + Bus Bay B to University Dr & Main St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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
Best Bus
Website
bestbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bestbus.com
Book at
bestbus.com

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