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There are 3 ways to get from Queens to Princeton Junction by train, subway or car

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

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

$13 - $186

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Subway, train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the subway from 104 St to 34 St - Penn Station A
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor / ...

$12 - $183

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Queens to Princeton Junction 62.2 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Queens to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Queens to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Queens to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Jamaica and arriving at Princeton Jct. via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Queens and Princeton Junction is 49 miles. The road distance is 62.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Queens to Princeton Junction without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs $13 - $190.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Queens to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Queens to Princeton Junction is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Queens to Princeton Junction.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Princeton Junction. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Queens to Princeton Junction.
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  • Distance: 48.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between Queens, NY, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Queens to Princeton Junction every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
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

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