How To Get To Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University is situated on a 1,100 acre site on the North Shore of Long Island in southeastern NY.
The Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip is 16 miles from the campus and is serviced by direct flights by major airlines and commuter lines. New York City Area Airports (JFK, LaGuardia and Newark) airports are 50 miles to the west.
From the west, 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 and follow Nicolls Road (Route 97) north for 8½ miles. The main entrance to the University is on the left.
Car ferries cross Long Island Sound at Bridgeport, Connecticut to Port Jefferson, Long Island Take Route 25A west to Nicolls Road, the University entrances are the first 3 intersections you come to. From New London, Connecticut to Orient Point, Long Island Take Route 25A west to Nicolls Road, the University entrances are the first 3 intersections you come to.
Take the Long Island Railroad's Port Jefferson line from Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan to Stony Brook. The train station is at the border of the campus and bus service to the central campus is provided. Some trains require changing at Jamaica Station and some at Huntington Station.