There are 4 ways to get from Princeton to New York University by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 51 min

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

$11 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 57 min

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

$15 - $21

Line 100 bus, train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown 100
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor

$23 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to New York University 50.7 miles

$5 - $8

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

Coach USA operates a bus from Princeton to New York University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Megabus also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton to New York University hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
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
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Princeton, NJ - Nassau St to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Princeton to New York University?

The distance between Princeton and New York University is 70 km. The road distance is 81 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Princeton to New York University?

The cheapest way to get from Princeton to New York University is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Princeton to New York University?

The quickest way to get from Princeton to New York University is to drive which takes 1 h 1 min and costs $5 - $8.

How long does it take to get from Princeton to New York University?

It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Princeton to New York University, including transfers.