There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 4 min

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

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to Airport Connection - EB
  2. Take the bus from Expressway Drive North to Smith Haven Mall S57
  3. Take the bus from Smith Haven Mall to Stony Brook LIRR 3D / ...

$24 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Stony Brook 54.5 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St and arriving at Stony Brook LIRR via Expressway Drive North and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Stony Brook is 44 miles. The road distance is 54.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook without a car is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Stony Brook bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, depart from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 4 min.

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Manhattan to Stony Brook bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, arrive at Stony Brook LIRR station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Stony Brook is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to drive from Manhattan to Stony Brook.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Stony Brook. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook.
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  • Distance: 44.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Stony Brook via 34 St - Penn Station, Penn Station, and Huntington in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Stony Brook via Airport Connection - EB, Expressway Drive North, and Smith Haven Mall in around 4 h 4 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 86th St- Lexington btwn 85th & 86th St to Airport Connection - EB
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Expressway Drive North to Smith Haven Mall
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Smith Haven Mall to Stony Brook LIRR
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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