There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$90 - $221

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Market St & 6th St to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Central Islip Ronkonkoma

$23 - $38

7 alternative options

Bus, line 3506 bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Queens Vil, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Islip, NY 495
  4. Take the bus from Central Islip LIRR to Stony Brook LIRR 3D

$37 - $78

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Stony Brook 154.3 miles

$15 - $22

Fly Philadelphia to Islip, bus  •  4 h 42 min

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

$292 - $1,612

Fly Philadelphia to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 56 min

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

$143 - $458

Fly Philadelphia to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 57 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

$141 - $482

Train to Baltimore, fly to Islip, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall 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

Fly Philadelphia to New Haven, train, car ferry, bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Bridgeport
  3. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
  4. Take the bus from Main Street to Stony Brook LIRR

$163 - $962

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 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Stony Brook via New York, Ny, Queens Vil, Ny, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Islip, NY, Long Island Motor Parkway, Suffolk Avenue, and Central Islip LIRR in around 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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 Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Huntington
Ave. Duration
56 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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $16
At station
$7 - $12
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Queens Vil, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Central Islip LIRR to Stony Brook LIRR
Ave. Duration
46 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Main Street to Stony Brook LIRR
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
tickets.88844ferry.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Stony Brook is 203 km. The road distance is 247 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook is to drive which takes 2 h 48 min and costs $15 - $22.

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Stony Brook via Penn Station and Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Stony Brook LIRR via New York, Ny, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Long Island Motor Parkway and Central Islip LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook, including transfers.