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

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

Recommended option

Fly Rochester to Newark, train  •  4 h 27 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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY 4293
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100

$44 - $113

8 alternative options

Fly Rochester to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$108 - $431

Fly Rochester to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$112 - $320

Fly Rochester to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 35 min

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

$205 - $881

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 37 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, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$45 - $72

Train Amtrak  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$97 - $213

Train VIA Rail  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester to Grand Central Terminal VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$69 - $202

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Princeton University 334.4 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Princeton University is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochester to Princeton University is to fly and train which costs $110 - $470 and takes 4 h 27 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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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Rochester to Princeton University, including transfers.

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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 New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochester to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from Rochester Amtrak and arriving at Princeton via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, New York Penn Station and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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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, New York Port Authority, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 8 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rochester to Princeton University via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, New York Penn Station, Princeton Jct., and Princeton in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
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 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 Trenton Transit Center to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
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
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from Rochester Amtrak to New York
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 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
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Albany
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Rochester to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$90 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $180
Business
$130 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $330
Bus operators
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 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
Bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Coach USA
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Princeton, NJ - Nassau St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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