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

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Bus  •  3h 19m

  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 SUNY Stony Brook Student Union 3D / ...

$19 - $51

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Train  •  3h 25m

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

$13 - $20

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 46m

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

$15 - $20

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Stony Brook University 56.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook University 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 University 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 University. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC and arriving at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union via Ronkonkoma LIRR and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Stony Brook University. 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 25m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Stony Brook University is 45 miles. The road distance is 56.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook University without a car is to bus which takes 3h 19m and costs $19 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook University, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by North Fork Express, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC station.

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook University is to bus which takes 3h 19m and costs $19 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $20 and takes 3h 25m.

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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Stony Brook University via Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Ronkonkoma LIRR, Smith Haven Mall, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 3h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Stony Brook University via 34 St - Penn Station, Penn Station, Huntington, and Stony Brook in around 3h 25m.

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
$8 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$8 - $13
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$2 - $4
Train from Penn Station to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $15
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 SUNY Stony Brook Student Union
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Central Islip LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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Manhattan to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, arrive at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union station.

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Manhattan 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 Manhattan to Stony Brook University is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Manhattan to Stony Brook University.

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