There are 9 ways to get from Richmond to Princeton Junction by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Regional / ...

$94 - $417

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Bus Megabus, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia, PA
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Trenton Trenton Line

$33 - $57

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Train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$152 - $568

Bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ New York - Washington, DC Route / ...

$37 - $102

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Princeton Junction 290.2 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$122 - $367

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) RIC - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$126 - $429

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to New York JFK (JFK) RIC - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$128 - $436

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 55 min

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

$202 - $649

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Richmond to Princeton Junction. However, there are services departing from Richmond Main Street Amtrak and arriving at Princeton Jct. via Washington Union Station and Trenton Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Princeton Junction is 246 miles. The road distance is 290.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Princeton Junction without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Richmond to Princeton Junction, including transfers.

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Richmond to Princeton Junction train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Richmond Main Street Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Princeton Junction is to train which takes 6 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Richmond Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Richmond to Princeton Junction train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Trenton Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Princeton Junction is 290 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Richmond to Princeton Junction.

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United Airlines offers flights from Richmond Airport to Newark Airport.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Princeton Junction.
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  • Distance: 245.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Richmond to Princeton Junction via Washington Union Station and Trenton Transit Center in around 6 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Richmond to Princeton Junction via Washington, Dc, Washington, DC, New Brunswick, NJ, and New Brunswick in around 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Richmond to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Richmond to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Richmond to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Richmond Main Street Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$90 - $180
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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 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 Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
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
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 Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to New Brunswick, NJ
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Book at
ourbus.com

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