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

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Train  •  4h 13m

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

$40 - $99

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Bus, train  •  5h 38m

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

$23 - $42

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave South Bound: Cornell-Manorville / ...

Drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University 155.5 miles

$15 - $22

Fly to New Haven, car ferry  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  2. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$156 - $842

Fly to Islip, bus  •  5h 10m

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

$291 - $1,611

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6h 2m

  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 to New York JFK, train  •  5h 28m

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

$142 - $457

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia station to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA and arriving at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union via New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Ronkonkoma LIRR and Smith Haven Mall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from 30th Street Train Station and arriving at Stony Brook via Penn Station and Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Stony Brook University is 127 miles. The road distance is 155.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs $40 - $100.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA.

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Philadelphia to Stony Brook University train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from 30th Street Train Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs $40 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University.
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  • Distance: 127 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Huntington, and Stony Brook in around 4h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave, Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave, Ronkonkoma LIRR, Smith Haven Mall, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 6h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Islip
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Train from Woodside to Huntington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
LIRR
Train from Huntington to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St to New York
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Jefferson Station Bus Terminal, Philadelphia, PA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave to Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Smith Haven Mall to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $80
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com
Car and driver
$58
Car and passengers
$80
Adult
$19
Senior
$16

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Philadelphia to Stony Brook University bus services, operated by North Fork Express, arrive at Ronkonkoma LIE/Rt 495, Exit 60S, 14c Hawkins Ave station.

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Philadelphia to Stony Brook University 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 University is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from Philadelphia to Stony Brook University.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to New Haven Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Stony Brook University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs $7.

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