There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 15m

  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 17m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
  2. Take the bus from Ronkonkoma LIRR to Smith Haven Mall S59 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Smith Haven Mall to Stony Brook LIRR 3D / ...

$19 - $51

Train, bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Central Islip Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from Central Islip LIRR to Stony Brook LIRR 3D

$15 - $20

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Stony Brook 55.3 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC and arriving at Stony Brook LIRR via Ronkonkoma LIRR and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Stony Brook via Penn Station and Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Stony Brook is 44 miles. The road distance is 55.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook without a car is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs $14 - $21.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m 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 Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC station.

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Manhattan to Stony Brook train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Penn Station.

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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 3h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Stony Brook via Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Ronkonkoma LIRR, and Smith Haven Mall in around 3h 17m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Ronkonkoma LIRR to Smith Haven Mall
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Bus from Central Islip LIRR to Stony Brook LIRR
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs $14 - $21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $19 - $55 and takes 3h 17m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Stony Brook is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Manhattan to Stony Brook.

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There are 44+ hotels available in Stony Brook. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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