There are 7 ways to get from Yale University to Princeton University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 606 bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St 606

$98 - $243

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Bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$22 - $49

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  4 h 34 min

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

$84 - $207

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Trenton Transit Center Northeast Regional / ...

$77 - $194

Train, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$28 - $58

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Yale University to Princeton University 132.8 miles

$13 - $19

Fly, train, line 606 bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from New Haven (HVN) to Philadelphia (PHL) HVN - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
  3. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$107 - $474

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No, there is no direct bus from Yale University to Princeton University. However, there are services departing from New Haven, Ct and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 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 and arriving at Princeton via New York Penn Station and Princeton Jct.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 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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The best way to get from Yale University to Princeton University without a car is to train and line 606 bus which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Yale University to Princeton University, including transfers.

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Yale University to Princeton University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Haven, Ct station.

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Yale University to Princeton University train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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The best way to get from Yale University to Princeton University is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from New Haven Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Yale University to Princeton University bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Map of how to get from Yale University to Princeton University.
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  • Distance: 113.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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, New York Penn Station, Princeton Jct., and Princeton in around 4 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Yale University to Princeton University via New Haven, Ct, New York, Ny, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Palmer Square, Princeton in around 5 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
27 min
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
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 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
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
$7 - $17
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megabus.com
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 New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yale University to Princeton University train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Princeton Jct. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yale University to Princeton University is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Yale University to Princeton University.

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American Airlines offers flights from New Haven Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Princeton University. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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