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Main Campus

Stony Brook University is situated on an 1,100 acre site (see campus maps) on the north shore of Long Island in southeastern New York. We are approximately 60 miles east of New York City.

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, and follow Nicolls Road (Route 97) north for 9 miles. The main entrance to the University is on the left.

By Train
Take the Long Island Railroad's Port Jefferson line from Penn Station in Manhattan to Stony Brook. The LIRR station is at the north end of the campus; bus service to the central campus is provided. Trains to and from Penn generally require transfers at Jamaica or Huntington. Hicksville is also a transfer point on some lines. Here is the schedule for Stony Brook.

By Ferry
Car ferries cross Long Island Sound at Bridgeport, Connecticut to Port Jefferson, Long Island. Take Route 25A west to Nicolls Road, and turn left on Nicolls. The University entrances are the first three intersections you come to. From New London, Connecticut to Orient Point, Long Island, take Route 25A west to Nicolls Road and proceed as above.

By Plane
Long Island's Islip-MacArthur Airport 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) are 50 miles to the west.

Driving directions to Stony Brook University from Islip-MacArthur Airport: Exit the airport and turn left onto Veterans Memorial Highway (Route 454 West). Merge onto Sunrise Highway (Route 27) and take the second exit onto Nicolls Road. Drive north for 12 miles. The main entrance to the University is on the left.

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Stony Brook Southampton

Stony Brook Southampton is located at 239 Montauk Highway, Southampton, NY 11968.

By Car
From New York City and other points west of Southampton, take I-495 (Long Island Expressway) east to Exit 70, then turn right on Route 111 (follow the signs for Route 27 East/Montauk - Sunrise Highway). Take Route 27 (east) and proceed 19 miles to Southampton Campus. Make right on Tuckahoe Road. Go past first entrance on Tuckahoe Road and past the empty field. Turn right at next entrance where you will see a guard booth on your right. On the left, a parking lot is available for guest parking.

By Train
Take the Long Island Railroad's Montauk Branch from Jamaica Station in New York City to Southampton. (Service from Manhattan's Penn Station to Jamaica runs frequently.) The campus is a short taxi ride from the station. Here is the schedule for Southampton.

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Stony Brook Manhattan

Stonybrook Manhattan is located at 110 East 28th Street (between Park Ave. South and Lexington Ave), 2nd Floor (directly beneath the large blue Stony Brook Manhattan banner.) It is easily accessible via New York City public transit.

By Train

  • #6 (Lexington Local) @ Park Ave S. & 28th St.
  • N, R (Broadway Local) @ Broadway & 28th St.
  • #1, #9 (Broadway 7th Ave. Local) @7th Ave. & 28th St.
  • B, D, Q (6th Ave. Express) @ Broadway & 34th St.
  • F (6th Ave. Local) @ Broadway & 34th
  • #2, #3 (Broadway 7th Ave. Express) @ 7th Ave. & 34th St.
  • A (8th Ave. Express) @ 8th Ave & 34th St.
  • C, E (8th Ave. Local) @ 8th Ave. & 34th St.
  • LIRR @ Pennsylvania Station (1 Penn Plaza)

By Bus

  • #34 (34th St. Crosstown)
  • #23 (23rd St. Crosstown)
  • M1, M2, M3, M4, M101, M102, M103 (North-South)

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