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There are 5 ways to get from Princeton to Perth Amboy by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Rahway Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Rahway to Perth Amboy North Jersey Coast Line

$24 - $37

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Bus, line 815 bus  •  2 h 41 min

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

$14 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown 100-To PABT
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to Rahway Northeast Corridor

$17 - $32

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

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

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

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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 41 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Perth Amboy is 24 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Perth Amboy without a car is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $23 - $40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Princeton to Perth Amboy, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton to Perth Amboy is to train which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $23 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 815 bus, which costs $13 - $23 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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Princeton to Perth Amboy bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Smith St At State St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Perth Amboy is 27 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Princeton to Perth Amboy.

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  • Distance: 23.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

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 27 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 41 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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
Train from New Brunswick to Rahway
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to East Brunswick
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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web.coachusa.com
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
Five Star Taxi
Phone
+1 732-339-3046
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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