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

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Rahway Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Rahway to Long Branch North Jersey Coast Line

$18 - $33

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Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Spring Lake, NJ Shore Points:From PABT

$24 - $44

Bus, line 815 bus, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to East Brunswick
  2. Take the line 815 bus from Tower Center Blvd At Park & Ride Crosswalk# to Broadway At Augusta St 815
  3. Take the train from South Amboy to Long Branch

$22 - $39

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Princeton to Spring Lake 40.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Spring Lake 40.7 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Spring Lake is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Spring Lake is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Spring Lake. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Spring Lake, NJ via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Spring Lake. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Spring Lake via Princeton Jct., Rahway and Long Branch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Spring Lake is 36 miles. The road distance is 40.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Spring Lake without a car is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $18 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Princeton to Spring Lake, including transfers.

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Princeton to Spring Lake bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton to Spring Lake is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $18 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $45 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Spring Lake.
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  • Distance: 36 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Princeton to Spring Lake via Princeton Jct., Rahway, and Long Branch in around 3 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Spring Lake via New York Port Authority and New York, NY - Port Authority in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Rahway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Rahway to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from South Amboy to Long Branch
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to East Brunswick
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Academy Bus
Phone
201-420-7000
Website
academybus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Spring Lake, NJ
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
academybus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Princeton to Spring Lake
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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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