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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Trenton to New Brunswick. Traveling by train from Trenton to New Brunswick usually takes around 21 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Keystone Service train can make the trip in 19 minutes.

Distance24 mi (39 km)
Fastest train0h 19m
Lowest price$10.00
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Trenton to New Brunswick?

In the last month, $13.10 was the average price of a train ticket from Trenton, NJ to New Brunswick, NJ. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $24.92 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JulAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Trenton to New Brunswick will vary between $10 and $29. Planning a train trip to New Brunswick within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Trenton over the next 7 days is $12. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Trenton to New Brunswick by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $16 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Trenton to New Brunswick in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $28 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 27 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to New Brunswick from Trenton will be about $24.92 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Trenton to New Brunswick?

2 train services operate from Trenton, New Jersey to New Brunswick, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Keystone Service10h 19m$14.55
Amtrak Northeast Regional30h 22m$19.70
  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    Amtrak Northeast Regional

    The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 3 daily train trips from Trenton to New Brunswick, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Trenton to New Brunswick during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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 train journey from Trenton to New Brunswick?

The distance between Trenton and New Brunswick is approximately 24 miles, or 39 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 19 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to New Brunswick.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Trenton to New Brunswick are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Sunday 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 Trenton at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Trenton to New Brunswick?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Trenton to New Brunswick.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New Brunswick to Trenton.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Trenton?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Trenton.

Where is the train station in New Brunswick?

Arrival stations

New Brunswick has one train station.

Need a return trip from New Brunswick to Trenton?

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