Take Public Transportation

When it comes to public transportation, there are several choices in Princeton and a number of them are free.

Use the real-time bus locators to ride Princeton’s free buses — the freeB and Tiger Transit.

Try a new bus route.

  • The Princeton Muni Transit (or FreeB) follows a path around Princeton Monday through Friday. Download the Tripshot app to get real-time location information.
  • The Princeton University transit system, or TigerTransit, operates on a fixed route throughout the Princeton campus and surrounding community. Stops include certain Route 1 retail centers, as well as Forrestal Village.
  • The Loop — NJ TRANSIT Bus 610 — has one afternoon run in Princeton from John Witherspoon Middle School to the Littlebrook and Riverside neighborhoods.
  • NJ TRANSIT offers two other lines that service our area. Bus 605 travels to Quakerbridge Mall, Mercer Mall, Nassau Park, Market Fair, Montgomery ShopRite and Princeton Station. Bus 606 provides transport to Rider University, Hamilton Marketplace, downtown Trenton, and more.
  • The Megabus can take you to New York’s Port Authority.
  • Suburban Transit offers two lines to New York City and around Central New Jersey.

Take a train to your next destination.

  • Hop on the Dinky — Princeton’s rail line — at the Princeton Station on Alexander Street and get a ride to Princeton Junction in West Windsor.
  • From Princeton Junction, travel the Northeast Corridor via a NJTRANSIT or Amtrak train.

Helpful hints.

Did you know?

It’s coming up. In 2018, the freeB averaged 126 passenger trips per day, up 50% from three years earlier. Be part of the increase.

Endless possibilities. In 2018, Americans took 9.9 billion trips on public transportation.

A gallon saved is $3 earned. All of these public bus rides saved the U.S. 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually, helping to reduce our carbon footprint.

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