There are 3 ways to get from Ridgewood to Princeton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level Main/Bergen County Line / ...
  2. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$16 - $26

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Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Van Neste Square to Port Authority Bus Terminal 164 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$10 - $24

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Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ridgewood to Princeton 58.5 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Ridgewood to Princeton is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ridgewood to Princeton is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ridgewood to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Van Neste Square and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ridgewood to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Ridgewood and arriving at Princeton via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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The distance between Ridgewood and Princeton is 52 miles. The road distance is 58.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ridgewood to Princeton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $16 - $26.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Ridgewood to Princeton, including transfers.

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Ridgewood to Princeton bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Van Neste Square station.

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Ridgewood to Princeton train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Ridgewood station.

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The best way to get from Ridgewood to Princeton is to train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $16 - $26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $9 - $24 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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  • Distance: 52.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Ridgewood to Princeton via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level, Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level, and Princeton Jct. in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ridgewood to Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h 24 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Ridgewood to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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Ridgewood to Princeton bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ridgewood to Princeton is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Ridgewood to Princeton.

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