There are 5 ways to get from Princeton to Montauk by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 10 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

$36 - $53

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Bus, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Montauk Montauk

$31 - $59

3 alternative options

Bus Hampton Jitney Inc.  •  5 h 22 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 / ...

$38 - $72

Bus Hampton Luxury Liner  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue Ambassador-To Hamptons

$50 - $67

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 train from Princeton to Montauk. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Montauk via Princeton Jct. and Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 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 5 h 10 min and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Princeton to Montauk, including transfers.

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Princeton to Montauk train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Montauk is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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Princeton to Montauk train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, 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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There are 65+ hotels available in Montauk. Prices start at $205 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Montauk.
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  • Distance: 150.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 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 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Montauk via New York Port Authority, Times Sq - 42 St, Grand Central - 42 St, and 40th & Lex in around 5 h 22 min.

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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Montauk
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Hampton Luxury Liner
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 47th St- Lexington btwn 46th & 47th St to Montauk- 34 S. Euclid Avenue
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Hampton Ambassador
Phone
631.283.4676
Website
hamptonambassador.com
Bus from 40th & Lex to Montauk
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
hamptonambassador.com
Book at
hamptonambassador.com

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