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

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Line 606 bus, train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to S Clinton Ave At Barlow St 606
  2. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station Trenton Line / ...

$8 - $69

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the bus from S Warren St At W State St to 6Th St At Race St 409

$6 - $18

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station Trenton Line / ...

$12 - $76

Taxi  •  56m

  1. Take a taxi from Princeton to Philadelphia 46.9 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  56m

  1. Drive from Princeton to Philadelphia 46.9 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Philadelphia is to taxi which costs $200 - $250 and takes 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Nassau St At Palmer Square and arriving at 6Th St At Race St via S Warren St At W State St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at 30th Street Station via Princeton Jct. and Trenton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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The distance between Princeton and Philadelphia is 38 miles. The road distance is 46.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Philadelphia without a car is to line 606 bus and train which takes 1h 43m and costs $8 - $70.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Princeton to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Princeton to Philadelphia bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from S Warren St At W State St station.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton to Philadelphia is to train which takes 1h 46m and costs $12 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $6 - $18 and takes 3h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 38.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton to Philadelphia via Princeton Jct., Trenton Transit Center, and Trenton in around 1h 46m. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a bus from Princeton to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $14 and the journey takes 2h 15m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to S Clinton Ave At Barlow St
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from S Warren St At W State St to 6Th St At Race St
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Princeton to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
56m
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Yellow Cab Trenton
Phone
+1 609-396-8181
Website
yellowcabtrenton.com
Trenton Star Cab
Phone
+1 609-943-8250
Website
trentonstarcab.com
Brothers Taxi
Phone
+1 609-695-0234
Website
brotherstaxi.com
Shreeji Taxi
Phone
+1-732-331-8069
Website
shreejitaxiservices.com
Edison Taxi
Phone
+1 732-201-5555
Website
edisontaxi.com

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Princeton to Philadelphia bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at 6Th St At Race St station.

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Princeton to Philadelphia train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Philadelphia is 47 miles. It takes approximately 56m to drive from Princeton to Philadelphia.

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