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There are 4 ways to get from Princeton to Montauk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Montauk Montauk

$49 - $234

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Bus Hampton Jitney Inc.  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk Montauk-Eastbound / ...

$27 - $84

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Bus Hampton Luxury Liner  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue Eastbound / ...

$30 - $87

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Montauk 172.3 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Montauk is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Montauk is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Montauk. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Montauk via Port Authority Bus Terminal and 40th & Lex. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Montauk is 150 miles. The road distance is 172.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Montauk without a car is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $45 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Princeton to Montauk, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton to Montauk is to train which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $45 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $85 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Princeton to Montauk bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at Montauk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Montauk is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Princeton to Montauk.

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  • Distance: 150.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Princeton to Montauk via Princeton Jct., New York Penn Station, and Penn Station in around 4 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Montauk via New York Port Authority, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Grand Central Terminal, and 40th & Lex in around 5 h 55 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Montauk
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
LIRR
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 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 85th St. & Lex to Montauk
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $50
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
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hamptonambassador.com
Prepay
$45
Onboard
$50

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