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

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Train via New York Penn Station  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Kingston Amtrak Northeast Regional

$89 - $220

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Bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
  3. Take the bus from Kennedy Plaza to Kingstown Fs Rt 138 66

$28 - $61

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Train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Kingston Amtrak Northeast Regional

$83 - $206

Bus, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New London, Ct
  3. Take the train from New London Union Station to Kingston Amtrak

$92 - $251

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Kingston 211.1 miles

$20 - $30

Train to Newark, fly to Providence  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Providence (PVD) EWR - PVD

$195 - $580

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Providence  •  5 h 47 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 Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Providence (PVD) PHL - PVD

$142 - $433

Train to Newark, fly to Boston, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS
  3. Take the train from Boston South Station to Kingston Amtrak

$152 - $506

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS
  3. Take the train from Boston South Station to Kingston Amtrak

$146 - $466

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Kingston is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Kingston is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Kingston. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Kingstown Fs Rt 138 via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and Kennedy Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 9 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Kingston is 183 miles. The road distance is 211.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Kingston without a car is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs $85 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Princeton to Kingston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton to Kingston is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs $85 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $65 and takes 8 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Providence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Princeton to Kingston bus services, operated by RIPTA, arrive at Kingstown Fs Rt 138 station.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Kingston.
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  • Distance: 182.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Kingston, RI, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton to Kingston via Princeton Jct., New York Penn Station, Kingston Amtrak, and Kingstown Ns Fairgrounds in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Kingston via New York Port Authority, New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, and Kennedy Plaza in around 8 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Kingston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Kingston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from New London Union Station to Kingston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Boston South Station to Kingston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center 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
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
RIPTA
Phone
+1 401-781-9400
Email
customerrelations@ripta.com
Website
ripta.com
Bus from Kennedy Plaza to Kingstown Fs Rt 138
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ripta.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 New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Kingston is 211 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to drive from Princeton to Kingston.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Providence Airport.

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There are 161+ hotels available in Kingston. Prices start at $125 USD per night.

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