There are 6 ways to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook by train, bus, car, tram or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 6 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 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St to New York
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Huntington Port Jefferson

$23 - $43

4 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Stony Brook 154.3 miles

$15 - $22

Line 36 tram, fly to Islip, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Islip (ISP) PHL - ISP
  3. Take the bus from Smith Haven Mall to Stony Brook LIRR

$293 - $1,614

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 41 min

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

$144 - $460

Line 36 tram, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  3. Take the train from Woodside to Huntington
  4. Take the train from Huntington to Stony Brook

$142 - $484

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

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 48 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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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook, including transfers.

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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 Amtrak and arriving at Stony Brook via Penn Station and Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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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.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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 Jamaica to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus operators
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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