General Lab Information

Shuttle Services

On-site Courtesy Shuttle

The on-site Courtesy Shuttle offers on-call, door-to-door service on campus between 8 a.m. and 9:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Requests are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Be prepared to meet the van at the main entrance of your building. In order for us to be able to serve as many customers as possible, please be ready to board the van before making the call for pickup.

Summer Schedule Route

Starting June 3rd, 2024, the summer shuttle route shall begin. The approximate time for the route from the apartments to 911 is approximately 25 minutes. These routes will be from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and will meet in the front entrance of the building unless noted below. Any special accommodation needs due to medical concerns should call Ext. 2714 for arrangements to be made. If you need to be dropped off at or picked up from the front gate, please call Ext. 2714.

IMPORTANT: All RHIC employees/interns will be picked up from Bldg. 488 Berkner Hall at 8:10 a.m. and 5:10 p.m. pick up starting at Bldg. 1005. Be sure to coordinate your trip to meet these times. If you miss the shuttle, then you will need to wait until after the route's completion for the shuttle to go to RHIC.

Stop 1 – Lollipop House On Yule Rd.

Stop 2 – Opening Between Apt. 28-30 and Apt. 34-36

Stop 3 – Parking Lot of 40 Line

Stop 4 – Cavendish Parking Lot

Stop 5 – Curie/Guest House (Stand Near the Bike Rack)

Stop 6 – Compton In Circle

Stop 7 – Bldg. 400 Bus Shelter

Stop 8 – Bldg. 488 Berkner Hall

Stop 9 – Bldg. 555

Stop 10 – Bldg. 510

Stop 11 – Bldg. 734

Stop 12 – Bldg. 735

Stop 13 – Bldg. 740

Stop 14 – Bldg. 535 

Stop 15 – Bldg. 911

Ext. 2714 to arrange a pick-up

Provide your name, telephone extension, location of pickup, location of drop-off, and number of passengers.

Ronkonkoma LIRR Train Station Shuttle

A shuttle van operates Monday through Friday, with the exception of holidays and Laboratory closures, to transport Laboratory staff, guests, and visitors to and from the Long Island Railroad Ronkonkoma train station. Riders are asked to be certain they have their badge on hand before arriving on site.

Due to limited seating, reservations are required. Make your reservation at least one hour in advance.

  • The Courtesy Service will only accommodate bags/parcels that fit on the passenger's lap or beneath their seat.
  • All shuttles will depart from the Laboratory at the rear of the main entrance of Bldg. 400 on Bell Avenue. See location on map.
  • Passengers arriving at the Ronkonkoma LIRR station should exit to the north side of the tracks and wait at street level in front of the Long Island Railroad Ticket Office. The shuttle will wait 10 minutes from the time the train arrives for passengers to board.

Shuttle Schedule

  Pick-ups Drop-offs
Shuttle Departs BNL Train Departs Train Arrives Train Departs Train Arrives
NYC/Penn Station or Grand Central Ronkonkoma Ronkonkoma NYC/Penn Station or Grand Central
6:30 a.m. 5:16 a.m. 6:39 a.m. 7:10 a.m. 8:25 a.m. GC
7:28 a.m. 8:49 a.m.
8:15 a.m. 7:01 a.m. GC 8:22 a.m. 8:58 a.m. 10:16 a.m. GC
7:24 a.m. 8:46 a.m. 9:22 a.m. 10:40 a.m.
3:45 p.m. 2:31 p.m. 3:52 p.m. 4:14 p.m. 5:36 p.m.
4:57 p.m. 6:16 p.m.
5:50 p.m. 4:25 p.m. GC 5:44 p.m. 6:26 p.m. 7:45 p.m.
4:34 p.m. 5:50 p.m. 6:56 p.m. 8:15 p.m. GC
4:46 p.m. GC 6:07 p.m. 7:20 p.m. 8:38 p.m.
4:54 p.m. 6:11 p.m.

LIRR schedules website  |  LIRR Ronkonkoma Branch timetable (PDF)

How to get to JFK Airport on Public Transit

Shopping Shuttle

The Shopping Shuttle is a courtesy shuttle that makes multiple trips between the Laboratory and the Southport Shopping Center (PDF), Walmart, and Lidl.

The shuttle does not operate on December 24, 25, 31, January 1, or July 4.

Wednesdays - 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.*
  • 5 p.m. Cavendish House, Bldg. 153
  • 5:10 p.m. Curie/Compton House, Bldg. 258
  • 5:15 p.m. Children’s Outdoor Shelter (Lollipop House)
  • 5:20 p.m. Efficiency Apartments 40-41
  • 8:30 p.m. Final pickup at shopping centers to return to BNL.
Saturdays - 8:30 a.m. - 12 Noon*
  • 8:30 a.m. Cavendish House, Bldg. 153
  • 8:35 a.m. Curie House, Bldg. 258
  • 8:45 a.m. Children's Outdoor Shelter (Lollipop House)
  • 8:50 a.m. Efficiency Apartments 40-41
  • 12:00 Noon Depart Stop & Shop Supermarket for Final Return to BNL.

*Times are approximate.

Shuttle/Transportation Services

(631) 344-2714