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There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Stony Brook University by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, car ferry  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Bridgeport, Ct
  3. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$49 - $85

6 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional, car ferry  •  6 h 13 min

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

$101 - $216

Train Amtrak Acela Express, car ferry  •  6 h 15 min

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

$127 - $469

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Stony Brook University 250 miles

$24 - $40

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$72 - $310

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 24 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 - $274

Fly to Newark, train  •  7 h 18 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 - $319

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

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

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The distance between Boston and Stony Brook University is 147 miles. The road distance is 250 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Stony Brook University without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $100 - $220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Boston to Stony Brook University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Stony Brook University is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Boston to Stony Brook University.

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Cape Air, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Stony Brook University. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $1 - $10.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Stony Brook University.
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  • Distance: 146.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

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

There is no direct connection from Boston to Stony Brook University. However, you can take the bus to Hartford, Ct, take the bus to Bridgeport, Ct, take the drive to Bridgeport, take the car ferry to Port Jefferson, then take the drive to Stony Brook University. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Boston to Stony Brook University via Bridgeport Amtrak, Bridgeport, Port Jefferson, Main Street, and Stony Brook LIRR in around 6 h 13 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Train from Woodside to Huntington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
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
$19
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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