visitors to the U.S. from Visa
Waiver Program countries are now required to apply for
travel authorization online:
Electronic System for Travel Authorization
From New York City (NYC): The Long Island Rail Road runs between Penn Station in Manhattan and points east on Long Island.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority Links
Shuttle Service: CSHL offers a complimentary shuttle
service from Syosset LIRR train station to the Laboratory.
Attendees are welcome to use this service on a first-come-first-served
basis. See current schedule.
Taxis usually meet arriving trains at Syosset
station (taxis are NOT
normally available at Cold Spring Harbor station).
Syosset Taxi Rates: $10.00 ($6.00
pp for 2 & $7.00 pp for 3). Syosset Taxi also offers reliable transportation to all airports and NYC. Call for current rates (516) 921-2141.
We do not recommend use of Island Taxi
or Oyster Rides.
NYC Airports: [Note: We do not recommend Newark
(in New Jersey) because of the long travel time to and from
the Laboratory]. JFK
and LaGuardia are located 45-90 min travel time depending
on Long Island traffic (which can be bad!). Islip Airport
is located on Long Island approximately 40-60 min away.The
Airtrain runs between JFK airport and Jamaica in Queens/NYC,
and connects with the LIRR. To get to
CSHL from Penn Station or Jamaica, take the train to Syosset
station on the Huntington/Port Jefferson line. Public transportation
to/from LaGuardia or Islip is not readily available.
Services from JFK and LaGuardia airports:
not accept rides from independent taxis
SYOSSET LIMOUSINE SERVICE (SLS): (516)
364-9681; Syossetlimo@aol.com (servicing CSHL since 1989)
SLS operates non-stop hourly shuttle service from JFK &
LGA on the first day of larger CSHL meetings as well as shared
rides to the airport on the last day of the meeting.
Click HERE for rates.
SLS also provides transportation to and from Islip Airport,
Manhattan and the tri-state area.
HERE to reserve a Syosset Limo
Before accepting car service from a driver at the airport,
please be sure to request proper identification bearing the
Cold Spring Harbor logo.
This logo should appear in upper left corner of ID.
Take 495 East to exit 41N, bear to your right when the road
forks and stay on route 106. Travel approximately 4 miles
(6.4 Km) north to route 25A and then travel east for 4 miles
(6.4 Km). See below
points south: Take Southern State Parkway, take the Seaford
Oyster Bay Expressway (135) north to exit 14E Jericho Turnpike.
Make a left on South Woods Rd and take that to its end. Make
a right on Cold Spring Rd. and merge onto 25A going east and
travel 1/4 mile down the hill. See below
points east/ferries: Take 495 West to the Seaford Oyster
Bay Express way (135) north, take the 14E exit for Jericho
Turnpike, make a left on South Woods Rd and take that to its
end. Make a right on Cold Spring Rd. and merge onto 25A going
east and travel 1/4 mile down the hill. See below
Laboratory is located on Bungtown Road off route 25A in Cold
Spring Harbor, marked by a traffic light and gold Victorian
house. Grace Auditorium is the first building on your left.
Services to Long Island
Port Jefferson Ferry
Port Jefferson [NY]- Bridgeport [CT] (631-473-0286)
Cross Sound Ferry
Orient Point [NY] - New London [CT] (860-443-5281)
Taxi: (516 921-2141)
135 W. Jericho Tpke.
Huntington Station, NY
(631) 271-9300 or Nationwide (800)331-1212
338 East Jericho Tpke.
Huntington Station, NY
145 West Jericho Tpke.
we arrange housing for ~90% of meetings participants and 100%
of course participants. If you prefer to arrange your own
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