There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Hofstra University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$89 - $166

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Bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY

$27 - $38

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Bus, line 3506 bus  •  5 h 32 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 / ...

$34 - $83

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Hofstra University 217.6 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 4 min

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

$67 - $302

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train, bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Mineola
  3. Take the bus from Mineola Intermodal Center to Hempstead Transit Center

$70 - $270

Fly Boston to Newark, train, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Mineola
  3. Take the bus from Mineola Intermodal Center to Hempstead Transit Center

$73 - $316

I-93 to Manchester, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MHT - LGA

$158 - $479

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Hofstra University. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Fulton St + Duncan Rd. via New York, Ny and Hempstead Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Boston and Hofstra University is 175 miles. The road distance is 217.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hofstra University without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Boston to Hofstra University, including transfers.

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Boston to Hofstra University bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hofstra University is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 3506 bus, which costs and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Boston to Hofstra University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hempstead, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Hofstra University is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Boston to Hofstra University.

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Cape Air, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Hofstra University.
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  • Distance: 174.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Hofstra University hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Hofstra University via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Hempstead, Ny, Hempstead Transit Center, and Fulton St + Duncan Rd. in around 5 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Manchester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
31 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
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
Website
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Mineola Intermodal Center to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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