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By Car

Take the Long Island Expressway (Route 495) to Exit 62. Follow Nicolls Road (Route 97) north for 9 miles.

To find the campus via GPS, enter the address “100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11790.”


By Train

Stony Brook Station is located along the Long Island Rail Road, Port Jefferson line. From Penn Station in Manhattan, travel time is approximately one and a half hours.

A free shuttle service is available at Stony Brook Station to the Wang Center.


By Ferry

From Bridgeport, Connecticut to Port Jefferson, Long Island. Find schedule and fare information at

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.


The closest hotels to campus are:


Visitor Parking

*Disability parking is available at the Stony Brook Administration Parking Garage.

Parking Garage

$2.00 per hour / $10 Up to and over 5 Hours
Located at next to the Stony Brook Administration Building
Parking is free all day Saturday and Sunday.
*Disability Parking is Available.


Located at the Red Faculty/Staff parking lot
Parking is free all day Saturday and Sunday.
Meters are enforced 7 AM to 7 PM, Monday through Friday.

*Parking is free for visitors after 4 PM, Monday through Friday, at Red Faculty/Staff designated parking lot.

*Check for signs at parking lot entrances for restrictions. A complete map of Stony Brook University Parking lots and garages is available here.

For additional information about parking (including accessible parking for guests with disabilities), please see visit here.