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Transportation - Stony Brook, NY

Situated approximately 60 miles east of New York City, at the geographic midpoint of Long Island, Stony Brook is easily accessible by air, train, ferry or car.

By Plane
Long Island's Islip-MacArthur Airport is 16 miles away from Stony Brook and is serviced by direct flights by major airlines and commuter lines. New York City Area Airports (JFK, LaGuardia and Newark) are 50 miles to the west.

By Train
The Long Island Railroad's (LIRR) Port Jefferson line from Penn Station in Manhattan takes you to Stony Brook with a transfer at Jamaica, Hicksville or Huntington. Check the schedule here.

By Ferry
To get to Stony Brook, you can use the Bridgeport, CT - Port Jefferson ferry. Another option is the New London, Connecticut - Orient Point, Long Island ferry.

By Car
From New York City, take the Long Island Expressway (LIE, I-495) eastbound from the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Manhattan or the Throgs Neck Bridge or Whitestone Bridge in Queens to exit 62.

Buses in Stony Brook, NY
Suffolk Transit provides bus transportation to and from Stony Brook Village, Stony Brook Railroad and museums. The bus numbers are S60, S64, S69, S71, S76 and 3D.

If you are looking for a night out with friends and do not want to drive, several taxi services such as Quality Taxi or Port Taxi among others are available. If you are going to the High School Prom, a formal dinner, wedding or other special occasion, a limousine can be rented from Harbor View, Monte Carlo or other limo companies. To ensure a safe trip, always check the current weather and traffic conditions:


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