There are 3 ways to get from Times Square to Princeton by bus, train 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

Bus  •  1 h 35 min

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

$7 - $25

2 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the line 100 bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Palmer Square, Princeton 100

$19 - $29

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Princeton 52 miles

$5 - $8

What companies run services between Times Square, NY, USA and Princeton, NJ, USA?

Coach USA operates a bus from Times Square to Princeton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Megabus also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Brunswick
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Times Square and Princeton is 73 km. The road distance is 83 km.

The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Princeton is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Times Square to Princeton is to drive which takes 59 min and costs $5 - $8.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Port Authority and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

The bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs every three hours.