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Princeton by Patrick Nouhailler

Our guide to how to get from New York City to Princeton, NJ via public transportation.

NYC to Princeton Bus
34th St. between 11th Ave and 12th Ave.
Arrive: Palmer Square, Princeton
Duration: 1hr30
Cost: From $1 – $15, each way
Free wifi & power outlets, seat belts, frequent daily departures, 94% on time service. Round trip fares are open-ended.

Line 100Coach USA
Depart: Port Authority, gates 417-419
Arrive: Palmer Square
Duration: 1.5 hours. Runs regularly from 6am-1am
Cost: $13.15 one way. $25.60 round trip

Line 600, Coach USA
Depart: Battery Park
Arrive: Palmer Square, Princeton
Duration: One hour and 40 minutes.  Departs 5:10pm on Friday and 5:15pm on other weekdays
Cost: $13.15 one way. $25.60 round trip

NYC to Princeton Train

NJ Transit
Depart: Penn Station
Arrive: Princeton Junction, NJ
Duration: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Cost: $14.75 adult. $6.75 senior/child/disabled
Notes: Check for times that bikes are allowed on the train at

Once you arrive, follow our Mini Guide to Princeton: A Stroll Full of Surprises for a great weekend itinerary. 

Header photo by Patrick Nouhailler.