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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction?

Lowest Price$27.00
Fastest Train1h 0m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction start from $27, and on average cost $37. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Princeton Junction. Amtrak in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Princeton Junction trains arrive at 2 Wallace Cir, From Philadelphia to Princeton Junction train travel on Amtrak takes 1 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Princeton Junction faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 0 minutes.

Amtrak Keystone Service train tickets from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction start from $27, and on average cost $35. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Keystone Service schedules to Princeton Junction. Amtrak Keystone Service in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Princeton Junction trains arrive at 2 Wallace Cir, From Philadelphia to Princeton Junction train travel on Amtrak Keystone Service takes 0 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Princeton Junction on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Keystone Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost $42 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Philadelphia to Princeton Junction start from $27, and on average cost $38. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Princeton Junction. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Princeton Junction trains arrive at 2 Wallace Cir, From Philadelphia to Princeton Junction train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 0 hours and 39 minutes.

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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