There are 5 ways to get from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 606 bus, train Amtrak  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal 606
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Keystone Service / ...

$30 - $51

Cheapest option

Line 606 bus, train via Trenton  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal 606
  2. Take the train from Trenton to 30th Street Station Trenton Line

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Airport Terminal A

$34 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) 59.4 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport 59.4 miles

$210 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL). However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Airport Terminal A via Princeton Jct., Trenton Transit Center and 30th Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Philadelphia Airport (PHL) is 45 miles. The road distance is 59.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) without a car is to line 606 bus and train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL), including transfers.

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Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at Airport Terminal A station.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL).
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  • Distance: 45.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Philadelphia Airport (PHL), USA?

You can take a train from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport (PHL) via Princeton Jct., Trenton Transit Center, Philadelphia 30th Street Station, and 30th Street Station in around 2 h 4 min.

Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$19 - $29
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Room
$120 - $170
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Airport Terminal A
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
septa.org
Train from Trenton to 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus operators
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Princeton to Philadelphia Airport
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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