Port Jefferson

Port Jefferson, often called "Port Jeff" for short, is a village in Suffolk County, Long Island.

Port Jeff Harbor

Understand

The Incorporated Village of Port Jefferson is a historical village located in the town of Brookhaven. The Village was the largest shipbuilding center in Suffolk County in the 1800s. It was incorporated in 1963 and since then it has grown into a place where good food, friendly people, and pleasant waterfront views can be found.

Get in

By train

Port Jeff is the last stop on the Port Jefferson Line of the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR). Trips to and from Manhattan's Penn Station take approximately 2 hours and cost $18.25 at peak times and $13.25 off peak.

By car

Main St.

From the Long Island Expressway take Exit 64. Head North on Rte. 112 until the end (approx. 9 miles). Also be take note that Rte. 112 will become Rte. 25A at Nesconset Hwy. When you hit the intersection take a right at the blinking yellow light. Continue and until you hit Main St.

By ferry

You can enter the village by walking or driving off The Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company Ferry from Bridgeport, Connecticut.

The address for the ferry in Bridgeport is: 330 Water St # 2 Bridgeport, CT 06604-4923 +1 203 384-9777

The address for the ferry in Port Jeff is: 102 West Broadway Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Get around

By foot

The Village is home to mostly foot traffic. To really see the unique shops and restaurants it's best to ditch the car for the day and get out and walk around. But be aware in the spring and summer the village is full of visitors due to the warm weather, so parking is very limited. It’s best to arrive earlier in the day to beat the traffic.

See

Theater Three

Do

First National Bank building, built in 1900 and enlarged in 1949

Buy

Eat

First Baptist Church of Port Jeff

Drink

Sleep

Go next

Routes through Port Jefferson

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