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There are 3 ways to get from Princeton to New York by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

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

$25 - $199

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT

$7 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to New York 50.5 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to New York is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to New York is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at New York Port Authority. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Princeton and New York is 44 miles. The road distance is 50.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to New York without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $24 - $200.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Princeton to New York, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton to New York is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $24 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $7 - $24 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Princeton to New York bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at New York Port Authority station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to New York is 51 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Princeton to New York.

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  • Distance: 43.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton to New York every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Princeton to New York hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Megabus also services this route every 3 hours.

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
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
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
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
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megabus.com

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