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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$68 - $92

Cheapest option

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

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Bus, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$34 - $72

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Princeton Junction 235.4 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Providence to Newark, train  •  4 h 13 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 50 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  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, line 36 tram, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Philadelphia (PHL) PVD - PHL
  2. Take the line 36 tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.

$144 - $612

Questions & Answers

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 13 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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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Providence to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Princeton Jct. via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Princeton Junction. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Providence to Princeton Junction train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at South 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 43 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 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Princeton Junction via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from Elmwood Av & Island Av - MBFS to 30th St Trolley Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
septa.org
Amtrak
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
Bus operators
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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