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There are 9 ways to get from Stony Brook to Washington by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Huntington to Penn Station Port Jefferson
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$132 - $358

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Train, bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Huntington to Penn Station Port Jefferson
  2. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station Peter Pan / ...

$31 - $83

7 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 9m

  1. Drive from Stony Brook to Washington 289.5 miles

$28 - $45

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3h 56m

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$87 - $333

Train to New York JFK, fly to Baltimore, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Baltimore (BWI) JFK - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$200 - $674

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5h 20m

  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 Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$75 - $457

Train, train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5h 24m

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

$130 - $522

Bus to Islip, fly to Baltimore, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Stony Brook LIRR to Smith Haven Mall
  2. Fly from Islip (ISP) to Baltimore (BWI) ISP - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$209 - $589

Train, subway, train to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Stony Brook to Jamaica
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  4. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$186 - $642

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The cheapest way to get from Stony Brook to Washington is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Stony Brook to Washington is to train and fly which costs $85 - $340 and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stony Brook to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Stony Brook and arriving at Washington Union Station via Huntington and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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The distance between Stony Brook and Washington is 251 miles. The road distance is 289.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Stony Brook to Washington without a car is to train which takes 5h 19m and costs $130 - $360.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Stony Brook to Washington, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Stony Brook to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stony Brook to Washington is 289 miles. It takes approximately 5h 9m to drive from Stony Brook to Washington.

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  • Distance: 251 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

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

You can take a train from Stony Brook to Washington via Huntington, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 5h 19m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Islip to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Huntington to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
LIRR
Train from Stony Brook to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
LIRR
Train from Stony Brook to Huntington
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Train from Huntington to Woodside
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.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.

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 York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Stony Brook LIRR to Smith Haven Mall
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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