How to get from Boston to Stony Brook University

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Recommended option

Train Amtrak Acela Express, car ferry  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak Acela Express
  2. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$126 - $468

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to Bridgeport, CT - Greyhound Bus Terminal
  3. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$49 - $68

7 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional, car ferry  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak Northeast Regional
  2. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$100 - $215

Bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
  3. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to White Plains, Ny
  4. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Islip, NY 495

$61 - $116

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Stony Brook University 250 miles

$24 - $40

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Stony Brook

$72 - $306

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Huntington
  3. Take the train from Huntington to Stony Brook

$70 - $270

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  6 h 47 min

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

$73 - $315

Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK
  3. Take the train from Jamaica to Stony Brook

$138 - $695

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Stony Brook University via Hartford, Ct, New Haven, Ct, White Plains, Ny, White Plains, NY, Islip, NY, Long Island Motor Parkway, Suffolk Avenue, Central Islip LIRR, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 9 h 51 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Huntington
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to Bridgeport, CT - Greyhound Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Worcester, MA - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from New Haven, Ct to White Plains, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Boston, Ma to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Boston and Stony Brook University is 235 km. The road distance is 400 km.

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Stony Brook University is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Boston to Stony Brook University is to drive which takes 4 h 38 min and costs $24 - $40.

No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union via Hartford, Ct, New Haven, Ct, White Plains, NY, Long Island Motor Parkway and Central Islip LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 3 min to get from Boston to Stony Brook University, including transfers.