There are 4 ways to get from Albany to Stony Brook University by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 33 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 / ...

$47 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Babylon Albany - Long Island

$37 - $59

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Islip, NY 495

$46 - $89

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Stony Brook University 200.5 miles

$19 - $29

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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Stony Brook University via New York, Ny, Queens Vil, Ny, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Islip, NY, Long Island Motor Parkway, Suffolk Avenue, Central Islip LIRR, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 7 h 42 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Babylon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Stony Brook University is 200 km. The road distance is 321 km.

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

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

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 33 min.

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, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Long Island Motor Parkway and Central Islip LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Albany to Stony Brook University, including transfers.