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There are 9 ways to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University by plane, train, bus 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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Fly to Newark, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Newark (EWR) STL - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$166 - $460

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Bus, train  •  25h 18m

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Philadelphia, Pa 1682 / ...
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Trenton Trenton Line

$102 - $147

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Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) STL - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$160 - $438

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Philadelphia (PHL) STL - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Station to Trenton

$182 - $520

Fly to Baltimore, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from St. Louis (STL) to Baltimore (BWI) STL - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Trenton Amtrak Station

$178 - $488

Bus, train via Harrisburg  •  24h 44m

  1. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Harrisburg, Pa 1612 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Trenton Amtrak Station Keystone Service / ...

$120 - $170

Train via New York  •  29h 50m

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$150 - $276

Train  •  35h 36m

  1. Take the train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station Lincoln Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Trenton Amtrak Station Cardinal

$144 - $216

Drive  •  15h 36m

  1. Drive from Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University 930.9 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 15h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University is to fly and train which costs $160 - $460 and takes 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington University in St. Louis station to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from SKINKER station and arriving at Princeton via St. Louis Gateway Station, Chicago Union Station, New York Penn Station and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 50m.

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The distance between Washington University in St. Louis and Princeton University is 846 miles. The road distance is 930.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University without a car is to bus and train via Harrisburg which takes 24h 44m and costs $120 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University, including transfers.

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Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at St. Louis Gateway Station.

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The quickest flight from St. Louis Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Princeton Jct. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University is 931 miles. It takes approximately 15h 36m to drive from Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University.

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Map of how to get from Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 846.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

What companies run services between Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA and Princeton University, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Washington University in St. Louis to Princeton University via SKINKER station, CIVIC CENTER station, St. Louis Gateway Station, Chicago Union Station, New York Penn Station, Princeton Jct., and Princeton in around 29h 50m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from St. Louis to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from St. Louis to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Baltimore via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from St. Louis to Baltimore via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from St. Louis to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from St. Louis to Baltimore via Covington
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from St. Louis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from St. Louis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from St. Louis to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
Train from St. Louis Gateway Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
26h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Premium
$340 - $470
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Business Seat
$230 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$60 - $110
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $100
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
Train from Jefferson Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $180
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$130 - $190

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