There are 10 ways to get from Princeton to Shenandoah National Park by train, car, bus, taxi or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
  3. Drive from Charlottesville Amtrak to Shenandoah National Park

$119 - $283

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Train, drive via Trenton Transit Center  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
  3. Drive from Charlottesville Amtrak to Shenandoah National Park

$112 - $284

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Train, bus, taxi  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Independence & 12th West Side to Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex
  3. Take a taxi from Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex to Shenandoah National Park

$180 - $334

Bus, Megabus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC New York - Washington, DC Route / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg

$129 - $184

Bus, taxi  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St 409
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Independence & 12th West Side to Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex
  4. Take a taxi from Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex to Shenandoah National Park

$129 - $193

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Shenandoah National Park 292.1 miles

$28 - $45

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Charlottesville  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlottesville (CHO) PHL - CHO

$320 - $621

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Charlottesville  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlottesville (CHO) LGA - CHO

$277 - $658

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington, bus, taxi  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA
  3. Take the bus from Arlington, VA - Rosslyn station to Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex
  4. Take a taxi from Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex to Shenandoah National Park

$227 - $640

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, Megabus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  3. Take the Megabus from Washington Dulles Airport to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg

$211 - $512

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Shenandoah National Park is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Shenandoah National Park is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Shenandoah National Park is 242 miles. The road distance is 292.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Shenandoah National Park without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 9 h 28 min and costs $180 - $340.

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Princeton to Shenandoah National Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Shenandoah National Park is 292 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to drive from Princeton to Shenandoah National Park.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Shenandoah National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Shenandoah National Park.
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  • Distance: 241.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 37 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Shenandoah National Park, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Princeton to Shenandoah National Park via New Brunswick Downtown, New Brunswick, NJ, Washington, DC, Washington DC, and Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg in around 10 h 49 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Hartford
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles via Providence
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Independence & 12th West Side to Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $19
Schedules at
academybus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA - Rosslyn station to Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
academybus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
ourbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Book at
megabus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Other operators
Taxi from Culpeper, VA - Sports Complex to Shenandoah National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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