New Jersey Buses serving Princeton operates three kinds of services: local, shorter distance suburban and longer distance suburban.

The transit buses run within the city limits; the shorter distance suburban buses offer a commuting service to a central railway station or bus terminal, and the longer distance suburban buses offer service for destinations beyond 12 miles from central destinations including New York and Philadelphia states. For full list of routes and schedules, check out New Jersey Transit system website at .

In the same website at , you can enter the origin location and your destination, the day and the time of your trip to get the town schedule. It is called Bus Routes Point-to-Point.

You can buy single one-way tickets (students, kids, senior citizens and passengers with disabilities pay reduced fares, a 33 to a 50 % less than the full fare), or you can purchase passes. There are monthly passes that will save you a 30 % to the amount that you would pay buying one-way tickets; ten-trips tickets for 10 one-way trips (they can be used over 20 days) and there are family supersaver fares that can be used not only in buses but also on the train and light rail vehicles by which two kids between the ages of 5 to 11 can travel free with an adult passenger that bought full ticket.

New Jersey Transit System also operates a railway system. There are three services: The Hoboken Division, the Newark Division and The Atlantic City Rail Line. The first two service New York and the third Philadelphia.