There are 4 ways to get from Princeton to Rutgers University by bus, train, taxi 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

Line 100 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown 100

$13 - $18

Cheapest option

Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton to Princeton Jct. Princeton Shuttle
  2. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor / ...

$7 - $38

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Princeton to Rutgers University 16.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Rutgers University 16.4 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Rutgers University is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Rutgers University is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 25 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Rutgers University is 15 miles. The road distance is 16.4 miles.

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The line 100 bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New Brunswick Downtown takes 39 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at New Brunswick Downtown. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Rutgers University. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at New Brunswick via Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Rutgers University, NJ, USA?

Coach USA operates a bus from Princeton to Rutgers University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Princeton to Rutgers University via Princeton Jct. and New Brunswick in around 44 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
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 New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to New Brunswick Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Coach USA
Other operators
Taxi from Princeton to Rutgers University
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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