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There are 6 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University by train, bus, car, towncar or shuttle

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Train  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Stony Brook Port Jefferson

$16 - $24

5 alternative options

Train via Huntington  •  3h 23m

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

$17 - $26

Bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ditmars Bl/102 St to 108 St/Horace Harding Exp Q23
  2. Take the bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
  3. Take the bus from Railroad Avenue to Smith Haven Mall S59 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Smith Haven Mall to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union S69 / ...

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University 50.8 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a town car from New York La Guardia Airport to Stony Brook University 50.8 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York La Guardia Airport to Stony Brook University

$16 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Ditmars Bl/102 St and arriving at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union via Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23, Railroad Avenue and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Stony Brook University is 41 miles. The road distance is 50.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University without a car is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs $15 - $25.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University, including transfers.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Ditmars Bl/102 St station.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs $15 - $25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 30m.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by Suffolk County Transit, arrive at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University is 51 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University.

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Map of how to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University.
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  • Distance: 40.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 9m

What companies run services between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA and Stony Brook University, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stony Brook University via 108 St/Horace Harding Exp, Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Railroad Avenue, Smith Haven Mall, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 4h 30m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Train from Woodside to Huntington
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Ditmars Bl/102 St to 108 St/Horace Harding Exp
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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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 SUNY Stony Brook Student Union
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York La Guardia Airport to Stony Brook University
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport to Stony Brook University
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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