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

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Train  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station 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  •  8h 48m

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

$41 - $55

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville / ...

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Albany to Stony Brook University 200.5 miles

$19 - $29

Fly, train  •  6h 20m

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

$210 - $430

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

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

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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-52nd St & 8th Ave, Railroad Avenue and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany station to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and arriving at Stony Brook via Penn Station and Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 32m.

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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 5h 32m and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m 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, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Stony Brook University is to train which takes 5h 32m and costs $55 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Stony Brook University.
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  • Distance: 125.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

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 5h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Albany to Stony Brook University via New York, Ny, New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Railroad Avenue, Smith Haven Mall, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 7h 24m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
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
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Trailways New York

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Albany to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave 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 3h 42m 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 31+ hotels available in Stony Brook University. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 20m and costs $2.

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