The Institute for Advanced Study is located at 1 Einstein Drive in Princeton Township in central New Jersey. The Institute and its 800-acre grounds are approximately one mile from the center of the town of Princeton and are easily accessible by car, train, or taxi from major cities along the Eastern seaboard.

Workshop talks will take place in Wolfensohn Hall and overflow space will be provided in Simonyi Hall Room 101. Daily registration will take place in the Fuld Hall Common Room. Lunch will be served in Marilyn and James Simons Hall. Workshop attendees driving to the Institute can park their vehicles in Parking Lot A and the Auxillary Parking Lot located on Olden Lane. Click here to download a map of the Institute campus.

For general inquiries, the main phone number of the Institute is 1-609-734-8000.

 

Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS 2016)

The last day of talks on Saturday will coincide with the beginning of FOCS, taking place in New Brunswick at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick instead of the Institute for Advanced Study.

 

Driving Directions to the Institute - from points North and South

 

Train and Rail Directions to the Institute

 

It is recommended that all rates for transport be verified -- costs are subject to change.

From New York City

You may take either New Jersey Transit (973-275-5555) or Amtrak (1-800-872-7245) from New York Penn Station (32nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues) to Princeton Junction Station.

  • New Jersey Transit - Northeast Corridor Line (approx. 1 hour 10 mins.)
  • Amtrak (approx. 47 mins.)

After arriving at the Princeton Junction Station, you need to travel to the Princeton Station to get to the town of Princeton. Either take the Princeton Station train ("Dinky") (5 minute ride) and walk to the Institute (approx. 1 mile), or take one of the taxis parked at the Princeton Junction Station directly to the Institute.

 

From Newark Liberty International Airport

 

You may take the AirTrain shuttle to New Jersey Transit at the airport. Take the Northeast Corridor Line to Princeton Junction Station. After arriving at the Princeton Junction Station, you need to travel to the Princeton Station to get to the town of Princeton. Either take the Princeton Station train ("Dinky") (5 minute ride) and walk to the Institute (approx. 1 mile), or take one of the taxis parked at the Princeton Junction Station directly to the Institute.

From Philadelphia

The 30th Street station, reachable via the SEPTA (1-215-580-9800) train system, offers New Jersey Transit or Amtrak to the Trenton station. Once at the Trenton station, take New Jersey Transit to the Princeton Junction Station. After arriving at the Princeton Junction Station, you need to travel to the Princeton Station to get to the town of Princeton. Either take the Princeton Station train ("Dinky") (5 minute ride) and walk to the Institute (approx. 1 mile), or take one of the taxis parked at the Princeton Junction Station directly to the Institute.

From Philadelphia International Airport

Take the R1 SEPTA (1-215-580-9800) train to 30th Street station in Philadelphia. From 30th Street station, you may take New Jersey Transit or Amtrak to the Princeton Junction Station. After arriving at the Princeton Junction Station, you need to travel to the Princeton Station to get to the town of Princeton. Either take the Princeton Station train ("Dinky") (5 minute ride) and walk to the Institute (approx. 1 mile), or take one of the taxis parked at the Princeton Junction Station directly to the Institute.

 

Taxi Services

The following local taxi services are familiar with the Institute and Princeton:

  • AAA Princeton Taxi (1-800-481-8294; 1-609-921-1177; 1-609-924-1756)
  • Amigo Taxi (1-609-452-2121)
  • Associated Taxi (1-609-924-1222) - This is a taxi stand centrally located in town at 80 Nassau Street (at Palmer Square)

 

Other Transportation Services

  • Concord Limousine (1-800-451-2490) is available 24 hours a day for service from points in New York City and from Newark Liberty International Airport, Philadelphia International Airpirt, and JFK to Princeton.
  • Airport Shuttle State Shuttle (formerly Olympic Airporter) - Shared transportation to Newark Liberty, JFK, and Philadelphia International Airports
  • Uber is usually available in Princeton during the day. The app needs to be downloaded to use the service.
  • TigerTransit - Princeton University’s TigerTransit transportation system operates on a fixed route schedule, providing safe, convenient and reliable transportation throughout the Princeton campus and surrounding community.
  • IAS Shuttle - The shuttle operates on a fixed route schedule making stops at places like Palmer Square, Princeton Station and Marketfair Mall. Please see the schedule for more locations.