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Princeton - New York Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Princeton to New York. Traveling by bus from Princeton to New York usually takes around one hour and 43 minutes, but the fastest Suburban Transit bus can make the trip in just one hour and 30 minutes.

Distance43 mi (68 km)
Shortest duration1h 30m
Cheapest price$1.00
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceSuburban Transit
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Princeton to New York

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Adelainee

October 11, 2019- Visiting family

Suburban Transit

Pros: Spac. Cons: The arrival time printed might have been wrong or its just that the bus arrived over 1 ass the indicated arrival time. Well i made it to my other bus ride so it went well. Tips: Expect delays. We didnt leave right on time.

Pros: Spac. Cons: The arrival time printed might have been wrong or its just that the bus arrived over 1 ass the indicated arrival time. Well i made it to my other bus ride so it went well. Tips: Expect delays. We didnt leave right on time.

5.0

Lisa

July 13, 2019- Visiting family

Suburban Transit

There is no place to hide from inclement weather at Palmer Square bus stop going north. Aside from that it was great.

There is no place to hide from inclement weather at Palmer Square bus stop going north. Aside from that it was great.

5.0

Ellie

June 29, 2019- Solo travel

Suburban Transit

Pros: Very easy and comfortable ride. Cons: I needed outlets and a bathroom, none which the bus had. Tips: Charge your phone in advance !

Pros: Very easy and comfortable ride. Cons: I needed outlets and a bathroom, none which the bus had. Tips: Charge your phone in advance !

What bus companies travel from Princeton to New York?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Princeton to New York. Suburban Transit connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Suburban Transit91h 43m$5.09
  • Suburban Transit

    Suburban Transit

    Book Suburban Transit from Princeton to New York from $1. There are 9 trips per day offered by Suburban Transit from Princeton to New York and you can expect on average to pay for a Suburban Transit ticket to New York. In Princeton, Suburban Transit departs to New York from Palmer Sq - Nassau St at Witherspoon St . In New York, Suburban Transit arrives at Port Authority Bus Station .

    An average trip on Suburban Transit from Princeton to New York takes 1 hours and 43 minutes , while the fastest available Suburban Transit trip will get you to New York in 1 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Suburban Transit offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Princeton to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Princeton to New York?

The bus takes an average of one hour and 43 minutes to cover the 43 miles from Princeton to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 30 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to New York at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Princeton?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Princeton to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Princeton to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Princeton to New York without transferring.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Princeton?

Main departure station: Palmer Sq - Nassau St at Witherspoon St

Most buses depart from the main station in Princeton.

All bus stations in Princeton:

  • Palmer Sq - Nassau St at Witherspoon St

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

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Main arrival station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

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