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The closest major airport is Newark Liberty International Airport, located in Newark, NJ, at a distance of 35 miles, from the city center of Princeton, NJ.


Getting around in Princeton, NJ

Public Transportation




Most people, who chose to take the bus to Princeton, uses COACH USA, which offers bus service, from New York and New Brunswick, to the city.


The New Jersey Transit also serves Princeton, operating several commuter bus lines that connect the city to other areas. There are several bus stops located throughout Princeton Borough and Township, the buses usually running every 30 minutes, between 8:30 am and 9:00 pm (hourly, on Sundays).




The Princeton Junction Station is located about 4 miles, southwest of Princeton University’s campus, and it is served by the Northeast Corridor Line, which is the main commuter rail line running from Washington DC to Boston. The shuttle service which runs to the station is locally called `the Dinky`.


The major highways and roads that serve Princeton are Route 206 and 517, which run through the city.


How to get to Princeton University campus?

Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!


From Newark Liberty International Airport: Head northeast and make a slight left. Merge onto US-1 S/US-9 S, via the ramp to Elizabeth, and take the exit toward I-95/Dowd Ave/North Ave/Elizabeth Seaport/New Jersey Turnpike. Merge onto NJ-81 S and take the I-95 S ramp. Keep right at the fork, to continue toward I-95 S, and merge onto I-95 S. Take exit 9 to merge onto NJ-18 N/County Route 527 N, toward US-1/New Brunswick. Merge onto US-1 S, via the ramp to Trenton/Princeton and take the Alexander Road W exit, toward Princeton. Merge onto Alexander Road and turn right at University Pl. Princeton University will be on the right.