There are 10 ways to get from Rochester to Princeton University by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$44 - $105

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Bus via New York, NY  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$40 - $75

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Train  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Keystone Service / ...

$81 - $233

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Princeton University 334.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Rochester to Newark, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$114 - $469

Fly Rochester to New York La Guardia, train, line 606 bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$122 - $467

Fly Rochester to New York JFK, train, line 606 bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York JFK (JFK) ROC - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
  4. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$124 - $354

Fly Rochester to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Philadelphia (PHL) ROC - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$201 - $702

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Newark, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$126 - $517

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Philadelphia (PHL) BUF - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center

$193 - $780

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 57 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Princeton University is 248 miles. The road distance is 334.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Princeton University without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to get from Rochester to Princeton University, including transfers.

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Rochester to Princeton University bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Rochester, NY station.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Princeton University is to bus which takes 8 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Rochester Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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Rochester to Princeton University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Princeton University is 334 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to drive from Rochester to Princeton University.

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Air Canada and United Airlines offer flights from Rochester Airport to Newark Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rochester to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 248.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 57 min

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Princeton University, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Rochester to Princeton University via New York, NY, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 8 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rochester to Princeton University via New York, New York Penn Station, Trenton Transit Center, Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal, and Nassau St At Witherspoon St in around 10 h 23 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to New York
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$90 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $180
Business
$130 - $190
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $330
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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The best way to get from Rochester to Rochester Airport is to line 6 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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