From New York City, take the Long Island Expressway (LIE, I-495) east to exit 62, and
follow Nicolls Road north for approximately 9 miles. The main entrance to the University
will be located on your left (note it is the second entrance heading north on Nicolls). Follow
Kenny Drive to the intersection with Circle Road, then park in the Parking Garage
on your left – parking is free on weekends.
Wang Center will be on your right.
To find the campus via GPS, use "100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790." (
Campus Maps and Information)
From Penn Station in NYC, take the Long Island Rail Road's Port Jefferson line to
Stony Brook Station. (
Spartan Limousine is a company that the university uses frequently. They are reliable
and provide airport services.
Phone number: (631)928-5454
Local Stony Brook Area Taxis
Please note that at the Stony Brook and Port Jefferson train stations, there should
be taxis available. If not, these taxis services can be called.
Lindy's Taxi: (631)444-4444
Islandwide Transportation: (631)331-5959
Quality Taxi: (631)751-9100
The nearest airports to Stony Brook University are:
• Islip-MacArthur Airport: 16 miles
• JFK Airport: 50 miles
• LaGuardia Airport: 50 miles
• Newark Airport: 70 miles
From Islip – MacArthur Airport
Driving Directions: 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.
Public Transportation: Take Suffolk County bus S57 to the Smith Haven Mall. Change buses at Smith Haven
to S60 or S69 to Stony Brook University. This bus line also services Port Jefferson
From JFK Airport
Driving Directions: From the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678N), take exit 1 for the Belt Pkwy E. towards
Eastern Long Island. Merge onto the Belt Pkwy/Shore Pkwy W. Continue on Southern State
Parkway E. Take exit 28AN to NY 135-N towards Syosset. Take exit 12E for Northern
State Parkway E towards Hauppauge. Merge onto I-495 and follow the "By Car" directions
above to Stony Brook University.
Public Transportation: Take the Air Train from JFK to the Long Island Rail Road – Jamaica Station (
Train Schedule). At Jamaica Station, board a Port Jefferson bound train. Exit the train at Stony
From LaGuardia Airport
Driving Directions: Take the ramp onto the Grand Central Parkway, then take exit 10E-10W towards I-495/Long
Island Expressway/Manhattan/Eastern Long Island. Take exit 10E towards Riverhead and
merge on to I-495. Follow the "By Car" directions above from I-495 to Stony Brook
Public Transportation: It is difficult to reach Stony Brook University from LaGuardia airport using public
transportation. You can take a taxi from LaGuardia to the Long Island Rail Road, Jamaica
Station. This should cost between $20-$30. Once at Jamaica Station, board a Port Jefferson
bound train and exit at Stony Brook Station.
From Newark Airport
Driving Directions: Take US-9 from the airport, then keep right at the fork towards I-95N. Merge on
to I-95N towards US-46/Lincoln Tunnel. Take exit 16E towards the Lincoln Tunnel and
merge onto NJ-495E. Continue through the Lincoln Tunnel and exit towards Dyer Avenue.
Turn right on Dyer and left on W 34th Street. Turn left onto Tunnel Entrance Street
and continue on I-495E. Follow the "By Car" directions above to reach Stony Brook
Public Transportation: Take the Air Train to the
New Jersey Transit, then take the New Jersey Transit to
Penn Station (NYC). Once at Penn Station (NYC), board a Port Jefferson bound Long Island Rail
Road train (
Train Schedule). Exit at Stony Brook Station.
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