There are 7 ways to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Mineola to Huntington Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the train from Huntington to Stony Brook Port Jefferson

$8 - $12

6 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Islip, NY
  2. Take the bus from Central Islip LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union 3D

Bus, train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Front St + Peninsula Blvd to Hicksville LIRR Station n48 / ...
  2. Take the train from Huntington to Stony Brook Port Jefferson

$10 - $14

Bus, train via Central Islip LIRR  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Front St + Peninsula Blvd to Hicksville LIRR Station n48 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hicksville to Central Islip
  3. Take the bus from Central Islip LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union 3D

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hempstead to Stony Brook University 39.1 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Hempstead to Stony Brook University 39.1 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  48 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hempstead to Stony Brook University 39.1 miles

$50 - $70

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

You can take a train from Hempstead to Stony Brook University via Huntington and Stony Brook in around 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hempstead to Stony Brook University via Islip, NY, Long Island Motor Parkway, Suffolk Avenue, Central Islip LIRR, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Mineola to Huntington
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Hicksville to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Central Islip LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Nassau Inter-County Express
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Front St + Peninsula Blvd to Hicksville LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Uber NYC Vororte
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hempstead to Stony Brook University
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$50 - $70
uberXL
$75 - $100
PREMIUM
$80 - $110
PREMIUM SUV
$100 - $140
Taxi from Hempstead to Stony Brook University
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Seaford Taxi and Airport Service
Phone
+1 516 236-5735
Website
seafordtaxis.com
Bethpage Taxi
Phone
+1 516-652-2353
Website
bethpagelongislandtaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hempstead to Stony Brook University?

The distance between Hempstead and Stony Brook University is 48 km. The road distance is 63 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University?

The cheapest way to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 48 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University?

The quickest way to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University is to taxi which takes 48 min and costs $150 - $190.

Is there a direct train between Hempstead and Stony Brook University?

No, there is no direct train from Hempstead to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Mineola and arriving at Stony Brook via Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

Is there a direct bus between Hempstead and Stony Brook University?

No, there is no direct bus from Hempstead to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Hempstead Transit Center and arriving at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union via Long Island Motor Parkway and Central Islip LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

How long does it take to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University?

It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University, including transfers.