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

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

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

$9 - $50

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown

$10 - $50

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Times Square to Princeton Junction 53 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Princeton Jct.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Princeton Junction is 45 miles. The road distance is 53 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Princeton Junction without a car is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs .

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The train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. takes 1 h 12 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Times Square to Princeton Junction train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Princeton Junction is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 22 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Times Square to Princeton Junction is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Times Square to Princeton Junction.

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Princeton Junction.
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  • Distance: 45.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Times Square to Princeton Junction every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Times Square to Princeton Junction every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $15 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 New York Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Book at
megabus.com

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