There are 4 ways to get from Yale University to Princeton University by 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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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$84 - $207

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 2021 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York Port Authority to Palmer Square, Princeton 100

$23 - $64

2 alternative options

Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$32 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Yale University to Princeton University 132.8 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Yale University to Princeton University is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yale University to Princeton University is to drive which costs $13 - $19 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Yale University and Princeton University is 113 miles. The road distance is 132.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Yale University to Princeton University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yale University to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from College St and Grove St and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via New Haven, Ct and New York Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Yale University station to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from New Haven Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Princeton via New York Penn Station and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Yale University, CT, USA and Princeton University, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Yale University to Princeton University via New Haven Union Station Amtrak, New York Penn Station, Princeton Jct., and Princeton in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yale University to Princeton University via College St and Grove St, Union Ave and Union Station, New Haven, Ct, New York, Ny, New York Port Authority, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
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 New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New Haven to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Coach USA
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Princeton, NJ - Nassau St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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