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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 39 min

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

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 47 min

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

$1 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Times Square to Princeton University 53.5 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Times Square to Princeton University is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Times Square to Princeton University is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 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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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Times Square to Princeton University, including transfers.

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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.

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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 1 h 39 min.

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

NJ Transit operates a train from Times Square to Princeton University hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Times Square to Princeton University 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 Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Coach USA
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
$1 - $17
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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