We’re on Nassau St., one mile northeast of Palmer Square (downtown Princeton). The church is between Wilton Street and Cedar Lane, three blocks northeast of Harrison Street.
There is both street parking as well as a small parking lot behind the church off Cedar Lane. We also have a bike rack.
Lutheran Church of the Messiah
We are easily accessible by foot, bike, car, bus, train, and flying carpet.
For information on how to reach us via public transportation, scroll down
From Princeton University
When classes are in session during the Princeton University academic year, we provide rides from the old U-Store building at 36 University Place at 10:15 a.m. Sunday mornings (9:45 a.m. on Easter Sunday). To arrange a ride to other services or activities, please contact us.
If walking, biking, or driving, go east on Nassau Street. The church is located a few blocks past Harrison Street at the corner of Nassau and Cedar Lane, one mile from Palmer Square.
By Bus: NJ Transit Bus 606 stops at the corner of Nassau and Harrison, a three block walk from the church. Bus 606 runs between Hamilton and the Princeton Shopping Center, and also serves Robbinsville, Mercerville, Trenton, and Lawrenceville.
A schedule, including route, fare, and contact information, is available here.
By Train: If you take the train to Princeton Station, we offer rides to church during the Princeton University academic year at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday mornings from the University U-Store, located at 36 University Place. The U-Store is a 0.5 mile walk from the train station. To get there, walk straight out to Alexander Rd., turn north (right) on Alexander Rd., then turn right at University Place and follow it to #36.
Look for a car with a “Lutheran Church of the Messiah Campus Driver” sign and ask other people waiting there where to find the Lutherans. Note that “Princeton” and “Princeton Junction” are two different stations. Princeton station is reached by a branch line (the Dinky) from Princeton Junction Station, which is on the Northeast Corridor Line.
Alternatively, walk another block north on University Place to Nassau St. and catch either:
- the NY Port Authority-bound Coach USA bus from the main University gate on the south side of the intersection of Nassau St., and Witherspoon St. Ask to be let off at Cedar Lane (about a 5 minute ride) and you’ll be at our door. For schedule information, click the link at the bottom of this page. OR
- The Princeton-bound 606 bus on the south side of the street to the corner of Nassau and Harrison, three blocks from the church.
Up-to-date fare, schedule, and trip-planning information are available at NJ Transits’s website: www.njtransit.com
Coach USA (www.coachusa.com)
Coach USA’s Suburban Transit Line 100 provides scheduled bus service between New York’s Port Authority Bus Terminal and Princeton, with stops in East Brunswick, New Brunswick, and along State Route 27 between New Brunswick and Princeton.
The bus stops at the NJ Transit bus stops along Route 27 – just flag it down at a designated stop to get on. Get off/on the bus at the corner of Nassau St. and Cedar Lane in Princeton, which is right in front of the church.
Printable route, schedule, fare, and contact information is available at: