There are 4 ways to get from Princeton to Perth Amboy by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton to Princeton Jct.
  2. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Rahway
  3. Take the train from Rahway to Perth Amboy

$11 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, line 815 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to East Brunswick 100
  2. Take the line 815 bus from Tower Center Blvd At Park & Ride Crosswalk# to Smith St At State St 815

$14 - $23

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Princeton to Perth Amboy 26.5 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Perth Amboy 26.5 miles

$2 - $4

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Perth Amboy, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton to Perth Amboy via Princeton Jct. and Rahway in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Perth Amboy via East Brunswick and Tower Center Blvd At Park & Ride Crosswalk# in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Rahway
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Rahway to Perth Amboy
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Princeton to Perth Amboy
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Trenton Star Cab
Phone
+1 609-943-8250
Website
trentonstarcab.com
Brothers Taxi
Phone
+1 609-695-0234
Website
brotherstaxi.com
Yellow Cab Trenton
Phone
+1 609-396-8181
Website
yellowcabtrenton.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Princeton and Perth Amboy is 38 km. The road distance is 42 km.

The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Perth Amboy is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Princeton to Perth Amboy is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs $90 - $110.

No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Perth Amboy. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Perth Amboy via Princeton Jct. and Rahway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Perth Amboy. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Smith St At State St via Tower Center Blvd At Park & Ride Crosswalk#. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Princeton to Perth Amboy, including transfers.