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There are 5 ways to get from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Huntington to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station

Train via Madison Ave & S. Swan St

  1. Take the train from Huntington to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Islip, NY to White Plains, NY
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Albany, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Huntington
  2. Take the train from Huntington to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB)

Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Stony Brook and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is around 6h 19m and covers a distance of around 207 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 31m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 33m. Services are operated by Long Island Rail Road, Amtrak and Capital District Transportation (CDTA). Typically 35 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 47m
Layover time:
1h 31m
Total time:
6h 19m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 33m
Journey distance:
207 miles
Services per week:
35
Cheapest price:
$42
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:05
Last service departs at:
21:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute train, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute station. However, there are services departing from Stony Brook LIRR and arriving at Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St via Brentwood LIRR, Islip, NY, White Plains, NY and S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 23m.

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The distance between Stony Brook and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 128 miles. The road distance is 200.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute without a car is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, including transfers.

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Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, depart from Islip, NY station.

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The best way to get from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is to train which takes 6h 47m and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $90 and takes 9h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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  • Distance: 128.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 47m

What companies run services between Stony Brook, NY, USA and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Huntington, New York Penn Station, Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, East St & Herrick St, Broadway & Orange St / Van Tromp St, Clinton Square Station - N. Pearl St & Clinton Ave, and Congress Station - 4th St & Congress St in around 6h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute via Brentwood LIRR, Old Willets Path/Motor Pkwy, Islip, NY, White Plains, NY, Albany, NY, S. Pearl Station - State St & S. Pearl St, and Riverfront Station - 4th St & Fulton St in around 9h 23m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Huntington to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$3 - $6
Peak
$5 - $6
Train from Stony Brook to Huntington
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $11
Peak
$5 - $14
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$80 - $95
Economy
$53 - $56
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (866) 912-6224
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Islip, NY to White Plains, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Stony Brook to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Albany Airport.

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