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Traveling to Princeton

Driving to Princeton


Detailed directions to campus can be found on the Visit Us page of the Princeton website.

There also is a Directions Hotline for touchtone phones: 609-258-2222. This hotline provides recorded directions to Princeton University from all across the country.

Campus Parking

Visitors coming to campus on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., may park in Lot 21, near Jadwin Gym or the visitor parking area in Lot 23, near the West Garage. A free campus shuttle operates frequently during weekdays until the early evening.

More information about campus parking for events, weekends and overnight is available on the Transportation and Parking Services website. Overnight visitors must obtain a parking permit from Transportation and Parking Services.

Municipal Parking in Princeton: Three municipal parking garages that charge a fee are located on Chambers, Hulfish and Spring streets in downtown Princeton, near the University campus. Parking regulations are strictly enforced in town. More information is available on the Princeton Parking website.

TigerTransit Services

Princeton University’s TigerTransit transportation system operates on a fixed route schedule during the academic year, providing safe, convenient and reliable transportation throughout the Princeton campus and surrounding community. In addition, an on-demand call-in service is available after 10 p.m. nightly during the academic year.

Mass Transit Travel Options

Princeton University has an abundant amount of public transit options to and from its campus, including train, bus, airport shuttle and taxi services. Students can travel from campus to New York City or Philadelphia via mass transit.