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

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Train  •  2h 43m

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

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 3m

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

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Stony Brook University 56.4 miles

Fly, car ferry  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) to Bridgeport (BDR) NYS - BDR
  2. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

Manhattan to Stony Brook University by train and walk

The journey time between Manhattan and Stony Brook University is around 2h 2m and covers a distance of around 56 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 19 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 47m. Operated by Long Island Rail Road, the Manhattan to Stony Brook University service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Stony Brook University. Typically 82 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 42m
Layover time:
19 min
Total time:
2h 2m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 47m
Journey distance:
56 miles
Services per week:
82
Cheapest price:
$9
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:47
Last service departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Stony Brook University train and walk schedules

Manhattan → Stony Brook University
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stony Brook University is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stony Brook University is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Stony Brook University is 2 metres.

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The cost-effective 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 train from Manhattan station to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Stony Brook via Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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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 train which takes 2h 43m and costs $9 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook University, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to Bridgeport Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Stony Brook University.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Stony Brook University via Huntington and Stony Brook in around 2h 43m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$9 - $13
Peak
$8 - $17
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$1 - $3
Peak
$2 - $3
Train from New York Penn Station to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$10 - $14
Peak
$9 - $18
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Central Islip LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Ferry operators
The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company
Phone
+1 888-443-3779
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $85
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
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buytickets.88844ferry.com
Car and driver
$59
Car and passengers
$83
Adult
$20
Senior
$17
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
45 days 12h
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
hamptonjitney.com

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to Bridgeport Airport.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Stony Brook University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport is to ferry which takes 23 min and costs $3.

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