There are 7 ways to get from Stony Brook to Buffalo by train, plane, bus 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.

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Train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 20 min

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

$80 - $394

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Train, bus  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Huntington to Woodside Port Jefferson
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Buffalo, NY

$49 - $79

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Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 9 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  •  5 h 47 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  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Penn Station Port Jefferson
  2. Take the train from New York to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...

$72 - $227

Bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan Westbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY Nyc / ...

$67 - $167

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Stony Brook to Buffalo 432.5 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 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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The best way to get from Stony Brook to Buffalo without a car is to train which takes 10 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Stony Brook to Buffalo, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stony Brook to Buffalo is to train which takes 10 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Stony Brook to Buffalo train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Buffalo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stony Brook to Buffalo is 433 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Stony Brook to Buffalo.

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Stony Brook to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 326.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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 and New York in around 10 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stony Brook to Buffalo via Smith Haven Mall, Expressway Drive North, Airport Connection - WB, 40th Street - Manhattan, 5 Av, Times Sq - 42 St, and New York, NY - Port Authority in around 11 h 19 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
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 Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
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 Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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