There are 10 ways to get from Princeton to Silver Spring by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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

Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...

$82 - $387

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton to Jefferson Station
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Silver Spring, Md

$34 - $74

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Bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC New York - Washington, DC Route / ...

$36 - $63

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Silver Spring 180 miles

$17 - $26

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$127 - $516

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 11 min

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

$81 - $466

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 59 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 Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA

$194 - $489

Train to Newark, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 12 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 subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SILVER SPRING station

$123 - $393

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$93 - $345

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 52 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 Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  4. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  5. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SILVER SPRING station

$220 - $866

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Silver Spring. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Silver Spring, Md via New Brunswick, NJ and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Silver Spring is 158 miles. The road distance is 180 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Silver Spring without a car is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Princeton to Silver Spring, including transfers.

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Princeton to Silver Spring bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New Brunswick, NJ station.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Silver Spring is to train which takes 3 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Princeton to Silver Spring bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Washington, DC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Silver Spring is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Princeton to Silver Spring.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Silver Spring.
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  • Distance: 157.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 56 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Silver Spring, MD, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Princeton to Silver Spring hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Princeton to Silver Spring twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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 Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to SILVER SPRING station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
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 Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Silver Spring, Md
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
ourbus.com

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