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transportation from philadelphia to princeton, NJ

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transportation from philadelphia to princeton, NJ

I want to visit princeton for the day without driving. Amtrak has one stop each way that overlap. Grayhound does not stop there at all. Suggestions

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1. Re: transportation from philadelphia to princeton, NJ

SEPTA to Trenton NJ Transit from Trenton to Princeton JUnction, dinky to Princeeton. Here is a link

www.njtransit.com

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2. Re: transportation from philadelphia to princeton, NJ

Aerules has it right. If, however, you really want to use Amtrak, there's pretty frequent service from Philadelphia (30th Street Station) to Trenton (more comfortable seats than SEPTA, but more expensive).

After that, proceed as described above: NJ Transit from Trenton to Princeton, with a change of trains at Princeton Junction, where you pick up the shuttle (known as the Dinky -- for obvious reasons once you see it).

Note: It's easy to buy your NJ Transit ticket once you get to Trenton, but if you prefer to take care of it at the beginning of your trip, there are NJ Transit vending machines at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.

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3. Re: transportation from philadelphia to princeton, NJ

AMTRAK is also faster. 25 minutes to Trenton vs 1 hour via SEPTA. AMTRAK is MUCH more expensive (prices vary, but roughly 6 times the cost). No one takes AMTRAK from Philadelphia to Trenton unless they are in a big hurry or money is not an issue.

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4. Re: transportation from philadelphia to princeton, NJ

I agree with owlyn on this.

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