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Transportation

COVID-19 UPDATE:  Due to the escalating COVID-19 situation in New York, GSI is moving to an online-only format for Summer 2020. Please visit our COVID-19 Update page for details before submitting your GSI application.

Free Campus Transportation

SBU Transit

Stony Brook University provides free transportation on campus.

Routes & Schedule  Live Map

Biking

Stony Brook University offers bikes free of charge.

Bicycle Racks Map

For additional information, please contact Office of Sustainability

Off Campus Transportation

Suffolk County Transit Bus

Suffolk County Transit provides connection to local off-campus destinations. The fare for students is $1.25 on weekdays. Students can use the routes below free of charge on weekends with a valid  SBU ID Card.

Bus Route Time Stops Destination
Suffolk Transit S60 8:00AM - 8:20PM South Campus
Roth / Tabler
Tabler Steps
Roosevelt
Circle Road
Long Island Railroad
Benedict
H Quad
Student Union
Hospital/Medical Center
Coventry Mall
Smith Haven Mall
NYS Route 25A / Bennetts Road
NYS Route 25A / Gnarled Hollow Road
Port Jefferson Village
Suffolk Transit S69   8:45AM-10:20PM South Campus
Roth / Tabler
Tabler Steps
Roosevelt
Circle Road
Long Island Railroad
Benedict
H Quad
Student Union
Coventry Mall
NYS Route 347 & Hallock Road
Smith Haven Mall
Suffolk Transit 3D 7:05AM-6:25PM Benedict
H Quad
Student Union
Long Island Railroad
Chapin
Hospital/Medical Center
 Oxhead Road
Smith Haven Mall

Suffolk County Transportation

Long Island Railroad (LIRR)

The Long Island Railroad's (LIRR) Port Jefferson line goes from Penn Station in Manhattan to Stony Brook. The LIRR station is at the north end of the campus; bus service to central campus is provided. Trains to and from Penn Station generally require transfers at Jamaica or Huntington. Hicksville is also a transfer point on some lines. You can download MTA eTix, the mobile ticketing app to purchase and use LIRR tickets directly on your smartphone. You can also purchase your LIRR ticket from one of the ticket machines at the train station. 

LIRR schedules and fares

Taxis

You can use mobile apps such as Uber and Lyft to call a taxi.

Car Rental

Driver must be 18 years of age or older with a valid driver's license and major credit card in the name of driver.