There are 5 ways to get from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Stony Brook Port Jefferson

$11 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Merrick Rd & Central Av to Freeport LIRR Station n4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Freeport to Babylon
  3. Take the bus from Babylon LIRR to Brentwood LIRR S27
  4. Take the bus from Brentwood LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union 3D

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Merrick Rd & Central Av to Merrick Rd + Hempstead Ave 5 Corner n4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hempstead Ave Opp Blake Ave to Hempstead Transit Center n32 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Islip, NY
  4. Take the bus from Long Island Motor Parkway to Suffolk Avenue S45
  5. Take the bus from Central Islip LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union 3D

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University 44.2 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University 44.2 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between Valley Stream, NY, USA and Stony Brook University, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University via Merrick Rd + Hempstead Ave 5 Corner, Hempstead Ave Opp Blake Ave, Hempstead Transit Center, Islip, NY, Long Island Motor Parkway, Suffolk Avenue, Central Islip LIRR, and SUNY Stony Brook Student Union in around 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Stony Brook
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Freeport to Babylon
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Merrick Rd & Central Av to Freeport LIRR Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Merrick Rd & Central Av to Merrick Rd + Hempstead Ave 5 Corner
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Ave Opp Blake Ave to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Babylon LIRR to Brentwood LIRR
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Brentwood LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Long Island Motor Parkway to Suffolk Avenue
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Central Islip LIRR to SUNY Stony Brook Student Union
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Other operators
Taxi from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University?

The distance between Valley Stream and Stony Brook University is 57 km. The road distance is 71 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University?

The cheapest way to get from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University?

The quickest way to get from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University is to taxi which takes 53 min and costs $230 - $280.

Is there a direct train between Valley Stream and Stony Brook University?

No, there is no direct train from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Valley Stream and arriving at Stony Brook via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

Is there a direct bus between Valley Stream and Stony Brook University?

No, there is no direct bus from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University. However, there are services departing from Merrick Rd & Central Av and arriving at SUNY Stony Brook Student Union via Hempstead Ave Opp Blake Ave, Hempstead Transit Center, Long Island Motor Parkway and Central Islip LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University?

It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Valley Stream to Stony Brook University, including transfers.