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

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Train Amtrak  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Huntington Port Jefferson Branch

$39 - $68

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Bus  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie to White Plains Bus Terminal Lane C White Plains Commuter Service
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Islip, NY Binghamton-Patchogue / ...

$30 - $43

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Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Hudson
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Huntington Port Jefferson Branch

$31 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook 121.5 miles

$11 - $18

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

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

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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 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Poughkeepsie station to Stony Brook. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station and arriving at Stony Brook via Penn Station and Huntington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Stony Brook is 68 miles. The road distance is 121.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook bus services, operated by Leprechaun Lines, depart from Poughkeepsie station.

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Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $35 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook.
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  • Distance: 67.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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, Penn Station, and Huntington in around 4 h 21 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, and Central Islip LIRR in around 6 h 59 min.

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 Poughkeepsie Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Business Seat
$65
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Huntington
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
LIRR
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$17 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $27
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
leprechaunlines.com

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Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Islip, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Stony Brook.

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There are 31+ hotels available in Stony Brook. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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