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There are 6 ways to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h

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

$8 - $12

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Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Fulton St Opp Robson Pl to Babylon LIRR Station n72
  2. Take the bus from No Pick Ups to Brentwood LIRR S27
  3. Take the bus from Brentwood LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union 3D

$7

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 34 min

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

$10 - $14

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 - $65

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Hempstead to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Fulton St Opp Robson Pl and arriving at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union via No Pick Ups and Brentwood LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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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 2 h.

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The distance between Hempstead and Stony Brook University is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs $8 - $13.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University, including transfers.

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Hempstead to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, depart from Fulton St Opp Robson Pl station.

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Hempstead to Stony Brook University train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Mineola station.

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The best way to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University is to train which takes 2 h and costs $8 - $13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $7 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Hempstead to Stony Brook University.
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  • Distance: 29.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hempstead to Stony Brook University via Babylon LIRR Station, No Pick Ups, Brentwood LIRR, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 4 h 12 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Mineola to Huntington
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Hicksville to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
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
Bus from Fulton St Opp Robson Pl to Babylon LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from No Pick Ups to Brentwood LIRR
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Brentwood LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Other operators
Uber NYC Suburbs
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hempstead to Stony Brook University
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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UberX
$50 - $65
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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Hempstead to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, arrive at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union station.

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Hempstead to Stony Brook University train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Stony Brook station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hempstead to Stony Brook University is 39 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Hempstead to Stony Brook University.

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