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There are 7 ways to get from Providence to Princeton Junction by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor / ...

$68 - $257

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Bus, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor / ...

$21 - $229

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$29 - $86

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Princeton Junction 235.4 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Providence to Newark, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$192 - $577

Train to Boston, fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$90 - $470

Fly Providence to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.

$143 - $609

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Princeton Junction is to fly and train which costs $190 - $600 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence station to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak Station and arriving at Princeton Jct. via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Providence and Princeton Junction is 198 miles. The road distance is 235.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Princeton Junction without a car is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $65 - $260.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Providence to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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Providence to Princeton Junction train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Providence Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Princeton Junction is to train which takes 4 h 31 min and costs $65 - $260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $90 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Providence to Princeton Junction train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Princeton Jct. station.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Princeton Junction.
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  • Distance: 198 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Princeton Junction via New York Penn Station in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Princeton Junction via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New Brunswick Downtown, and New Brunswick in around 5 h 57 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 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
Bus operators
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Providence to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
megabus.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Princeton Junction is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Providence to Princeton Junction.

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United Airlines offers flights from Providence Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Princeton Junction. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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