2012 Pan American Intercollegiate Chess Championship Transportation PDF Print E-mail


Free bus transportation between the hotel and the playing site will be provided before the beginning of the first round  of each day and at the end of each day. In between rounds on the 28th and 29th, bus transportation will be provided to Nassau Street where dozens of restaurants are located.



Getting to Princeton

By Plane: The two nearest major airports to Princeton are Newark Liberty International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport. The Newark airport is under an hour away by car and the Philadelphia airport  is about an hour and ten minutes away by car. Princeton is connected to the Newark airport by train, and travelers can take either NJ Transit or Amtrak from the airport to Princeton Junction, from where they can take a small train shuttle, called “The Dinky,” for a 5 minutes trip to Princeton Station, which is located directly on the Princeton campus. There are taxi stands located at both Princeton Junction and Princeton Station.


By Train: Princeton can be reached by either NJ Transit or by Amtrak. The NJ Transit Northeast Corridor runs between Philadelphia 30th Street Station and Penn Station in New York City and includes a stop at Princeton Junction. The Amtrak Northeast Regional line runs between Boston to Virginia, including stops at Providence, New Haven, New York City, Newark, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C., and Baltimore. Travelers should get off at Princeton Junction and can catch a Taxi at the Princeton Junction Station or request a hotel shuttle to get to the Wyndham. Travelers can also take “the Dinky” shuttle train to Princeton Station which is located directly on the Princeton Campus.


By Car: Parking is available in lot 21 by the football stadium. Campus map here: http://etcweb.princeton.edu/pumap/

Chess Quotes

And for the chess-player the success which crowns his work, the great dispeller of sorrows, is named "combination."

-Emanuel Lasker (1868-1941)

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