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There are 4 ways to get from Union City to Princeton Junction by train, bus, taxi 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.

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Train  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$9 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Brunswick Downtown
  2. Take the train from New Brunswick to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$10 - $24

Taxi  •  55m

  1. Take a taxi from Union City to Princeton Junction 50 miles

$260 - $320

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from Union City to Princeton Junction 50 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Union City to Princeton Junction is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Union City to Princeton Junction is to taxi which costs $260 - $320 and takes 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level and arriving at Princeton Jct.. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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The distance between Union City and Princeton Junction is 45 miles. The road distance is 50 miles.

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The best way to get from Union City to Princeton Junction without a car is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs $9 - $14.

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The train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Princeton Jct. takes 1h 3m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Union City to Princeton Junction train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level station.

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Union City to Princeton Junction train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Princeton Jct. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union City to Princeton Junction is 50 miles. It takes approximately 55m to drive from Union City to Princeton Junction.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Princeton Junction. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 45 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

What companies run services between Union City, NJ, USA and Princeton Junction, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a train from Union City to Princeton Junction every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 3m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Megabus
Other operators
Taxi from Union City to Princeton Junction
Ave. Duration
55m
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com

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