Travel from Boston to Princeton

Bus or train from Boston to Princeton?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Princeton every 2 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Boston to Princeton hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Boston to Princeton

From Boston South Station Amtrak train to New York Penn Station, train to Princeton Jct., then train to Princeton. 5 h 40 min $117. From Boston, MA South Station - Gate 13 bus to New York, walk to New York Port Authority, then bus to Palmer Square, Princeton. 6 h 21 min $33. From Boston, MA bus to New York Port Authority, bus to North Brunswick, NJ - Governor's Pt., then line 100 bus to Palmer Square, Princeton. 6 h 25 min $59. From Boston drive to Princeton. 4 h 42 min $31. From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to Newark airport, train to Newark Airport Railroad Station, train to Princeton Jct., then train to Princeton. 4 h 23 min $158. From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to New York JFK airport, train to Jamaica, train to New York Penn Station, train to Princeton Jct., then train to Princeton. 5 h 8 min $160. From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to New York La Guardia airport, bus to Woodside, train to New York Penn Station, train to Princeton Jct., then train to Princeton. 5 h 24 min $160. From South Station Silver Line - Outbound bus to Boston airport, fly to Philadelphia airport, train to University City, walk to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak, train to S Clinton Ave At Wallenberg Blvd, then line 606 bus to Princeton. 5 h 35 min $215. From Boston South Station Amtrak train to Providence Amtrak, walk to Kennedy Plaza, line 20 bus to Providence airport, fly to Newark airport, train to Newark Airport Railroad Station, train to Princeton Jct., then train to Princeton. 5 h 45 min $311.
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      • One-Way approx: USD $89 - $169
      • Duration: 5 h 40 min
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      5 Fly Boston to Newark, train
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      6 Fly Boston to New York JFK, train
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      7 Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train
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      • Duration: 5 h 24 min
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      8 Fly Boston to Philadelphia, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $118 - $362
      • Duration: 5 h 35 min
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      9 Train to Providence, fly to Newark, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $209 - $594
      • Duration: 5 h 45 min
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