Take Public Transportation

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

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

Try a new bus route.

  • The freeB bus follows a path around central Princeton Monday through Saturday.
  • TigerTransit operates on a fixed route throughout the Princeton campus and surrounding community. Stops include the Market Fair Mall, Penn Medicine Princeton Health, and 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 Shop-rite 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. Last year, 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, putting a nice dent in our carbon footprint.