International Symposium on the
Science and Conservation of Horseshoe Crabs – 2007

Travel by Railroad

Amtrak provides frequent service to Pennsylvania Station in New York City.

At Pennsylvania Station, connect to the Long Island Railroad which provides service to Oakdale, NY. The trip from New York City to Oakdale takes approximately 80 minutes. Fares are dependent on the time of travel; peak ("rush hour") tickets are $13.00 each way, off-peak tickets are $9.50 each way (subject to change; consult LIRR web site).

The Oakdale railroad station is approximately 1 mile from the Dowling College Campus. Taxis are available at the station at all times. For schedule and fare information, call (631) 822-5477. By bus: Call Suffolk County Transport (631-473-0286) for fare and schedule information. The S-40 Bus stops at the Oakdale Train Station (taxi service is available from the train station) and at the intersection of Idle Hour Blvd. and County Rd. 85 (Montauk Hwy), which is approximately ¼ mile from the campus.