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How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction?

Lowest Price$27.00
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Philadelphia-Princeton Junction Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, $27.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Philadelphia, PA to Princeton Junction, 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 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 Philadelphia to Princeton Junction?

The distance between Philadelphia and Princeton Junction 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 Princeton Junction.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction 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 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 Philadelphia at 9:00am 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 Philadelphia to Princeton Junction?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Princeton Junction. 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 Princeton Junction to Philadelphia.

Which train should you take from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction?

There are 3 train lines with service from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Princeton Junction, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 45m$36.77
Amtrak Keystone Service10h 35m$35.00
Amtrak Northeast Regional20h 39m$38.21

Where is the train station in Philadelphia?

There is one train station in Philadelphia:

  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St

Where is the train station in Princeton Junction?

Princeton Junction has one train station:

  • 2 Wallace Cir

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