Travel & Lodging


A train known locally as ‘The Dinky’ connects campus (Princeton Station at Alexander Street) to Princeton Junction.

Northbound NJ TRANSIT trains passing through Princeton Junction provide direct service to New York City and Newark Liberty International Airport. A southbound transfer to the SEPTA regional rail Trenton Line train at Trenton provides service to Philadelphia.

Amtrak trains connect Princeton Junction to Washington, D.C., Boston and the broader region.

When navigating to campus by car, enter 125 Faculty Rd., Princeton, NJ. This will lead you to the south entrance, at the intersection of Elm Drive and Faculty Road, from where you can proceed north to the guard booth on Elm Drive for further instructions.

(More information on traveling to Princeton University.)


There are dozens of lodging options in the Princeton-area at a variety of price points. Please see this list of hotels, inns and bed and breakfasts in the Princeton-Mercer region.