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

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Recommended option

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Buffalo  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Huntington
  2. Take the train from Huntington to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF

$79 - $397

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Huntington to Penn Station Port Jefferson
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY Nyc

$62 - $118

6 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly to Buffalo  •  5 h 17 min

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

$120 - $514

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Buffalo  •  5 h 52 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 Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF

$80 - $400

Train to New York JFK, fly to Rochester, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Huntington to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC
  3. Take the train from Rochester to Buffalo

$127 - $381

Train  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Albany to Buffalo

$92 - $257

Bus  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Islip, NY to Binghamton, NY 495
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 206
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny

$77 - $149

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Stony Brook to Buffalo 432.5 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stony Brook to Buffalo is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stony Brook to Buffalo is to train and fly which costs $75 - $400 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Stony Brook and Buffalo is 326 miles. The road distance is 432.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Stony Brook to Buffalo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stony Brook to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Stony Brook LIRR and arriving at Buffalo, Ny via Central Islip LIRR, Islip, NY, Binghamton, Ny and Syracuse, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stony Brook to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Stony Brook and arriving at Buffalo via New York Penn Station and Albany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 1 min.

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

You can take a train from Stony Brook to Buffalo via Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, and Albany in around 11 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stony Brook to Buffalo via Suffolk Avenue, Central Islip LIRR, Long Island Motor Parkway, Islip, NY, Binghamton, NY, Binghamton, Ny, and Syracuse, Ny in around 13 h 6 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Stony Brook to Huntington
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
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 Woodside
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Albany to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $280
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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