There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Huntington Port Jefferson

$90 - $221

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Bus, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal 3200 / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Huntington Port Jefferson

$23 - $53

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
  2. Take the bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB Eastbound

$44 - $84

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Stony Brook 154.3 miles

$15 - $22

Fly Philadelphia to Islip, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Islip (ISP) PHL - ISP
  2. Take the bus from Smith Haven Mall to Stony Brook LIRR

$291 - $1,611

Fly Philadelphia to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Huntington
  3. Take the train from Huntington to Stony Brook

$140 - $481

Fly Philadelphia to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Huntington
  3. Take the train from Huntington to Stony Brook

$140 - $455

Train to Baltimore, fly to Islip, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Islip (ISP) BWI - ISP
  3. Take the bus from Smith Haven Mall to Stony Brook LIRR

$237 - $656

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Stony Brook LIRR via 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St, Expressway Drive North and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Stony Brook via Penn Station and Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Stony Brook is 127 miles. The road distance is 154.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Stony Brook bus services, operated by Focus, depart from Philadelphia station.

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Philadelphia to Stony Brook train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Islip Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 1 min.

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Philadelphia to Stony Brook bus services, operated by Hampton Luxury Liner, arrive at Airport Connection - EB station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook.
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  • Distance: 126.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Stony Brook, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Stony Brook via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, and Huntington in around 4 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Stony Brook via New York 31st St., 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St, Airport Connection - EB, Expressway Drive North, and Smith Haven Mall in around 6 h 38 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Huntington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Huntington
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York 31st St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from 39th St- Lexington btwn 38th & 38th St to Airport Connection - EB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Stony Brook is 154 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Philadelphia to Stony Brook.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Islip Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Stony Brook. Prices start at $110 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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