There are 9 ways to get from Princeton to Virginia by train, plane, bus 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

Train to Newark, fly  •  3 h 46 min

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

$125 - $511

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 36 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 Norfolk, Va 3005 / ...

$43 - $110

7 alternative options

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 20 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

$79 - $461

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 23 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

$192 - $484

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 47 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

$91 - $340

Train  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Northeast Regional

$167 - $407

Train via Trenton Transit Center  •  10 h 28 min

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

$160 - $408

Bus via Washington, DC - Union Station  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick, NJ to Washington, DC New York - Washington, DC Route / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$49 - $92

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Virginia Beach 315.9 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Virginia is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Virginia is to train and fly which costs $120 - $550 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Virginia. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Virginia Beach, VA via New Brunswick, NJ and Washington, DC - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Virginia is 306 miles. The road distance is 315.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Virginia without a car is to train which takes 10 h 25 min and costs $160 - $410.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Princeton to Virginia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Princeton to Virginia is to train which takes 10 h 25 min and costs $160 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $95 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Virginia.
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  • Distance: 305.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Virginia, USA?

You can take a train from Princeton to Virginia Beach via Princeton Jct., Princeton Junction Amtrak, Washington Union Station, Norfolk Amtrak, Harbor Park, Newtown Road, and Newtown Rd Station in around 10 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Virginia Beach via New Brunswick Downtown, New Brunswick, NJ, Washington, DC, and Washington, DC - Union Station in around 11 h 40 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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
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 Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 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
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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
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
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 - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.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 Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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