There are 7 ways to get from Stony Brook to Boston by car ferry, bus, train, 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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Car ferry, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
  3. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma

$55 - $103

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Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Penn Station Port Jefferson
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$57 - $177

Car ferry, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$125 - $326

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Stony Brook to Boston 247.4 miles

$24 - $35

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  3 h 38 min

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

$70 - $303

Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 16 min

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

$85 - $323

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Huntington
  2. Take the train from Huntington to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

$70 - $269

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Stony Brook to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Stony Brook and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Stony Brook and Boston is 147 miles. The road distance is 247.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Stony Brook to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Stony Brook to Boston, including transfers.

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Stony Brook to Boston train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Stony Brook station.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Stony Brook to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stony Brook to Boston is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Stony Brook to Boston.

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American Airlines, Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 754+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $139 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 147 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

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

You can take a train from Stony Brook to Boston via Penn Station and New York Penn Station in around 5 h 54 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 Stony Brook to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Stony Brook to Huntington
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Woodside
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$45 - $160
Business Class
$85 - $200
First Class
$200 - $300
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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