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There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Princeton University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 606 bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606

$80 - $198

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Bus, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa 1002 / ...
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to Trenton Trenton Line

$27 - $57

6 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Washington to Princeton University 183.7 miles

$18 - $26

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, bus  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$75 - $460

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Newark (EWR) DCA - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$126 - $511

Fly Reagan Washington to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Philadelphia (PHL) DCA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$178 - $484

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$94 - $507

Train to Baltimore, fly to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Philadelphia (PHL) BWI - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  4. Take the line 606 bus from S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$281 - $751

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Princeton University is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Princeton University is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3h 17m.

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The distance between Washington and Princeton University is 162 miles. The road distance is 183.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Princeton University without a car is to train and line 606 bus which takes 3h 34m and costs $80 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Washington to Princeton University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Princeton University is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Washington to Princeton University.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Princeton University. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 162.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Princeton University, NJ, USA?

There is no direct connection from Washington to Princeton University. However, you can take the train to Trenton Amtrak Station, take the walk to S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave, take the line 606 bus to Nassau St At Witherspoon St, then take the walk to Princeton University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Washington to Princeton University via Philadelphia, Pa, Jefferson Station, Trenton, S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Ave, and Nassau St At Witherspoon St in around 5h 41m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Junction Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Jefferson Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
50m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com

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