Train Travel to Princeton

NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak

Amtrak and NJ TRANSIT operate trains along the Northeast Corridor rail line that stop at Princeton Junction. Travelers can then transfer to a single-car train operated by NJ TRANSIT, known locally as the "Dinky," for the five-minute ride to Princeton Station. The station is located on Alexander Street at the southern end of campus.

NJ TRANSIT Homepage
NJ TRANSIT Train Schedules
Amtrak Homepage


Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

Travelers from central Philadelphia may take the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), R7 line, to Trenton, N.J. Riders must then transfer to NJ TRANSIT's Northeast Corridor line to Princeton Junction and transfer to the "Dinky" to Princeton (see above).

SEPTA Homepage


University Resources

Princeton Travel Portal - Rail Information