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

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Bus  •  1h 30m

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

$5 - $21

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$13 - $17

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Princeton 52 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Princeton is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to Princeton is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Port Authority and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Times Square station to Princeton. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Princeton via Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Times Square and Princeton is 45 miles. The road distance is 52 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Princeton without a car is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs $5 - $21.

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The bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton takes 1h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Times Square to Princeton bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from New York Port Authority station.

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Times Square to Princeton train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Princeton is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs $5 - $21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 17m.

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  • Distance: 45.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

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

Suburban Transit operates a bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 30m. Megabus also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 12m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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web.coachusa.com
Atlantic City routes
$20
Suburban routes
$14 - $21
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $19
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megabus.com

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Times Square to Princeton bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Princeton is 52 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Times Square to Princeton.

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