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How much are train tickets from New York to Princeton Junction?

Lowest Price$32.00
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Princeton Junction 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from New York to Princeton Junction?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $32.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New York to Princeton Junction. By booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $4.00 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from New York to Princeton Junction?

The distance between New York and Princeton Junction is approximately 42 miles, or 68 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 44 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Princeton Junction.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New York to Princeton Junction are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Monday 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 New York at 5:00am 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.

How many trains per day run from New York to Princeton Junction?

Trains leave the station in New York twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Princeton Junction with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

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

What train services are there from New York to Princeton Junction?

There are 3 train lines with service from New York to Princeton Junction. Amtrak Northeast Regional is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Keystone Service10h 49m$35.20
Amtrak Northeast Regional20h 46m$39.00
Amtrak Palmetto10h 53m$34.67

Where is the train station in New York?

There is one train station in New York:

  • Penn Station

Where is the train station in Princeton Junction?

Princeton Junction has one train station:

  • 2 Wallace Cir

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