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

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Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$7 - $17

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Train  •  2 h 20 min

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

$13 - $17

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Princeton University 53.5 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Times Square station to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Princeton via Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between Times Square and Princeton University is 46 miles. The road distance is 53.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Times Square to Princeton University without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 42 min and costs .

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The bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton takes 1 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Times Square to Princeton University bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Times Square to Princeton University 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 University is to bus which takes 1 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Times Square to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 45.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Times Square to Princeton University every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, NJ Transit operates a train from Times Square to Princeton University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 12 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
Bus operators
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
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megabus.com

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

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