There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Hempstead by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$83 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus, line 3506 bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal Boston
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny 3506 / ...

$31 - $58

5 alternative options

Night bus, line 3506 bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the night bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny 2501 / ...
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny 3506 / ...

$35 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Hempstead 216.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Hempstead

$66 - $311

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Mineola

$64 - $274

Fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Mineola

$79 - $329

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Hempstead is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Hempstead is to fly and train which costs $65 - $320 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Boston and Hempstead is 176 miles. The road distance is 216.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Boston to Hempstead, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Hempstead. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Hempstead, Ny via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Hempstead. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Mineola via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Hempstead, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Hempstead every 3 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Hempstead via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 5 h 17 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Hempstead
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Mineola
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Mineola
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Night bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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