There are 5 ways to get from Albany to Stony Brook University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Huntington Port Jefferson

$55 - $99

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Bus Trailways New York  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Babylon Albany

$39 - $61

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Islip, NY Binghamton-Patchogue / ...

$46 - $89

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Stony Brook University 200.5 miles

$19 - $29

Fly, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Huntington
  3. Take the train from Huntington to Stony Brook

$198 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Stony Brook University is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Stony Brook University is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union via New York, Ny, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Long Island Motor Parkway and Central Islip LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Stony Brook via Penn Station and Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Albany and Stony Brook University is 125 miles. The road distance is 200.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Stony Brook University without a car is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Albany to Stony Brook University, including transfers.

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Albany to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albany, Ny station.

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Albany to Stony Brook University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Stony Brook University is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs $55 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $90 and takes 8 h 31 min.

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  • Distance: 125.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Stony Brook University, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Albany to Stony Brook University via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Huntington, and Stony Brook in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Stony Brook University via New York, Ny, Queens Vil, Ny, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Islip, NY, Long Island Motor Parkway, Suffolk Avenue, Central Islip LIRR, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 8 h 31 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Coach USA
Trailways New York

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Albany to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Islip, NY station.

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Albany to Stony Brook University train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Huntington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Stony Brook University is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Albany to Stony Brook University.

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United Airlines offers flights from Albany Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Stony Brook University. Prices start at $118 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 42 min and costs $2.

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