Transportation Options

Whether you are planning an extended visit or just visiting campus for a meeting, Princeton’s campus is conveniently serviced by just about every mode of transportation. Check below for more information on the different ways to access and explore Princeton.

Princeton University’s TigerTransit shuttle system operates on a fixed route schedule, providing safe, convenient and reliable transportation throughout the Princeton campus and surrounding community. The system is free and open to the public. Students can also make use of the late-night, On-Demand service during the school year from 10pm-3am.

There are TigerTransit stops located at most major academic and administrative buildings; faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate student housing; visitor and commuter parking lots; Princeton (Dinky) Station; Nassau Street; 701 Carnegie and 693 Alexander offices; Princeton Junction Station; Forrestal Campus; and the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab.

TPS and Princeton University welcomed Zagster bikeshare to campus in early 2016, and now we can’t imagine life without it! Members pay a one-time $20 fee, and through a smartphone app (iPhone/Android), can rent a bike from any of the locations listed below. Rentals less than two hours are free, and after that, are $2 per hour (maximum $20). Use a bike for a one-way trip during the day or tour campus with out of town visitors. Visit Zagster’s Princeton website to learn more, and start and end your trip at any of the locations listed below:

  • Princeton Station
  • Firestone Library
  • Caldwell Fieldhouse
  • Icahn Lab
  • Whitman College
  • Forbes College
  • Friend Center
  • Frist Campus Center
  • Lakeside Apartments
  • Graduate College
  • Lawrence Apartments
  • Alexander Hall
  • Princeton Shopping Center
  • Forrestal Campus (Plainsboro)

Princeton University’s campus is served by a variety of public transit options: