There are 3 ways to get from Princeton to Times Square by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor

$12 - $18

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT

$7 - $24

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Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Princeton to Times Square 52.3 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at New York Port Authority. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Times Square station. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at New York Penn Station via Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Times Square is 45 miles. The road distance is 52.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Times Square without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Princeton to Times Square, including transfers.

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

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Princeton to Times Square train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Times Square is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Princeton to Times Square bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at New York Port Authority station.

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Princeton to Times Square train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Times Square.
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  • Distance: 45.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Times Square, NY, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Princeton to Times Square every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Princeton to Times Square hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Megabus also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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
Bus operators
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
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megabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Times Square is 52 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Princeton to Times Square.

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There are 1793+ hotels available in Times Square. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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