There are 6 ways to get from Stony Brook to Albany by train, bus, car 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 53 min

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Penn Station Port Jefferson
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$52 - $102

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Babylon to Albany, NY Long Island

$32 - $62

4 alternative options

Train via Huntington  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Huntington to Penn Station Port Jefferson
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$52 - $103

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Islip, NY to Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl Patchogue-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$46 - $92

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Stony Brook to Albany 198.2 miles

$19 - $28

Train, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB

$210 - $429

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The cheapest way to get from Stony Brook to Albany is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stony Brook to Albany is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Stony Brook and Albany is 124 miles. The road distance is 198.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Stony Brook to Albany, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stony Brook to Albany. However, there are services departing from Stony Brook LIRR and arriving at Albany, Ny via Central Islip LIRR, Islip, NY, Queens Vil, Ny and New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stony Brook to Albany. However, there are services departing from Stony Brook and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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

You can take a train from Stony Brook to Albany via Penn Station and New York Penn Station in around 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stony Brook to Albany via Suffolk Avenue, Central Islip LIRR, Long Island Motor Parkway, Islip, NY, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Vil, Ny, and New York, Ny in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Stony Brook to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bus operators
Coach USA
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Babylon to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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