Transit from Newark International Airport (EWR)

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After claiming your baggage, please direct your attention to the AirTrain signs (red logo with an airplane and rail tracks). If you are not claiming baggage, direct your attention to anyAirTrain sign.

2

Follow the sign to the Terminal AirTrain You have to go up at least one level from all Terminals to arrive at the AirTrainStations.

3

When you arrive at the AirTrainStation, please follow the signs directing to the Newark International Airport Train Station. If you have any question, please ask an AirTrain clerk, who will be wearing a red jacket.

4

In order to go from the AirTrainStation to the Newark International Airport Train Station you need to purchase a NJ Transit train ticket from the orange and blue kiosk. Please note the following when buying your tickets:

  • The ticket cost for a One-Way Adult is $18.50.
  • You can only buy a One-Way ticket.
  • You can purchase your ticket with cash, debit card or credit card.
  • One ticket will be printed out from Newark International Airport (Code: EWR) to Princeton (Code: PRNCTN.)  

Note:Please request a receipt for all your transactions. The ticket you buy is good for the main line and the connection train to Princeton (a one or two car train servicing Princeton, also known as the Dinky.)  The ticket is used three times:  you will pass it through the fare gate at the Airport Rail Station, the conductor on the NJ Transit will punch it and return it to you to use at the Dinky, and finally the conductor of the Dinky will retain it.

  • Please purchase NJ Transit tickets only! HTI will not refund AMTRAK tickets.

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After purchasing your ticket please direct your attention to the digital train schedules. The line serving Princeton is the Northeast Corridor Line towards Trenton.

AirTrain service frequency:

5am to midnight – Every 3 minutes
Midnight to 5am – Every 15 minutes

For more information visit: https://www.newarkairport.com/to-from-airport/air-train

NJTransit service frequency (From EWR to PRNCT):

There are trains available from 12:06am to 10:58pm. Be sure to check the digital train schedule or ask an AirTrain or NJ Transit clerk

For more information visit:   http://www.njtransit.com

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Upon arrival at Princeton Junction, direct your attention to signs leading to the Princeton Shuttle (the Dinky), which is at the end of the platform and to your left.  It is approximately a 4-minute ride from Princeton Junction to the new Princeton University station, and the Dinky runs frequently.  In rare occasions the Dinky could be out of service.  If this is the case, follow signs to a shuttle bus service.  Make sure it says “Shuttle” as there are two other lines servicing the train station.  If there is no shuttle service available, please take an Uber or Lyft to 20 Library Place, Princeton (Erdman Center).

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Upon arrival at Princeton University station, please walk to Princeton Seminary.

  • When you get off the train in Princeton, walk toward the only stoplight you can see. Turn right on Alexander Street and walk up the slight hill to the PTS campus on your left.
  • Please be advised that Princeton Theological Seminary is a 10-12 minute walk on a slow incline.
  • For more information, please visit Princeton Seminary website.

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If you have any questions regarding the directions to follow, please refer to the map on the Seminary’s website, ask a NJ Transit clerk, a Princeton Borough Police Officer, a Princeton Township Police Officer, a Princeton University Police Officer, or a Princeton Theological Seminary Security Officer.