There are 4 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook by train, bus, car ferry or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Huntington Port Jefferson / ...

$38 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Islip, NY 495

$26 - $40

2 alternative options

Train, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Tarrytown
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
  3. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$44 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook 121.5 miles

$11 - $18

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

You can take a train from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook via New York, Penn Station, and Huntington in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook via White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C, White Plains, NY, Islip, NY, Long Island Motor Parkway, Suffolk Avenue, and Central Islip LIRR in around 6 h 6 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Poughkeepsie to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Tarrytown
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$19 - $21
Onboard
$19 - $27
At station
$16 - $20
Bus operators
Leprechaun Lines
Phone
+1 845-565-7900
Email
info@leprechaunlines.com
Website
leprechaunlines.com
Bus from Poughkeepsie to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from White Plains, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
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

How far is it from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook?

The distance between Poughkeepsie and Stony Brook is 108 km. The road distance is 194 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook?

The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook is to drive which costs $11 - $18 and takes 2 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook?

The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook is to drive which takes 2 h 32 min and costs $11 - $18.

Is there a direct train between Poughkeepsie and Stony Brook?

No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Stony Brook via Penn Station and Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

Is there a direct bus between Poughkeepsie and Stony Brook?

No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie and arriving at Stony Brook LIRR via White Plains, NY, Long Island Motor Parkway and Central Islip LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook?

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook, including transfers.