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

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Train  •  2h 57m

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

$15 - $21

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Bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
  2. Take the bus from Railroad Avenue to Smith Haven Mall S59 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Smith Haven Mall to Stony Brook LIRR 3D / ...

$4

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Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Stony Brook 54.5 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook is to bus which costs $4 and takes 3h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave and arriving at Stony Brook LIRR via Railroad Avenue and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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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 2h 57m and costs $14 - $21.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Stony Brook bus services, operated by North Fork Express, depart from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs $14 - $21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 and takes 3h 14m.

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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 1h 13m to drive from Manhattan to Stony Brook.

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  • Distance: 44.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 57m

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 2h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Stony Brook via Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Railroad Avenue, and Smith Haven Mall in around 3h 14m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Railroad Avenue to Smith Haven Mall
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Smith Haven Mall to Stony Brook LIRR
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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