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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Princeton Junction to Philadelphia?

Lowest Price$27.00
Fastest Train1h 0m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Princeton Junction to Philadelphia right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Princeton Junction to Philadelphia?

In the last month, $30.40 was the average price of a train ticket from Princeton Junction, NJ to Philadelphia, PA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $7.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Princeton Junction to Philadelphia?

The distance between Princeton Junction and Philadelphia is approximately 38 miles, or 62 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Philadelphia.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Princeton Junction to Philadelphia are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Princeton Junction at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Princeton Junction to Philadelphia?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Philadelphia. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction.

Which train should you take from Princeton Junction to Philadelphia?

There are 4 train lines with service from Princeton Junction, New Jersey to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Amtrak Northeast Regional is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak13h 51m$50.74
Amtrak Keystone Service10h 38m$31.29
Amtrak Northeast Regional20h 41m$36.32
Amtrak Palmetto10h 44m$29.86

Where is the train station in Princeton Junction?

There is one train station in Princeton Junction:

  • 2 Wallace Cir

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

Philadelphia has one train station:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Price trends for trains from Princeton Junction to Philadelphia

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