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There are 5 ways to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Line 2 subway, train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Church Av to Atlantic Av - Barclays Ctr 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Atlantic Terminal to Hempstead Hempstead

$8 - $11

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Bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Av H/Flatbush Av to Newport Av/Beach 116 St Q35
  2. Take the bus from Rockaway Beach Bl/B 115 St to Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St Q22
  3. Take the bus from Central Ave + Mott Ave to Hempstead Transit Center n32 / ...

$8 - $16

Subway, bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the subway from Church Av to Jamaica - 179 St F
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center n6 / ...

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Hempstead 21.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Brooklyn to Hempstead 21.4 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brooklyn to Hempstead. However, there are services departing from Av H/Flatbush Av and arriving at Hempstead Transit Center via Rockaway Beach Bl/B 115 St and Central Ave + Mott Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 2m.

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The distance between Brooklyn and Hempstead is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead without a car is to line 2 subway and train which takes 1h 43m and costs $7 - $11.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead, including transfers.

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Brooklyn to Hempstead bus services, operated by MTA, depart from Av H/Flatbush Av station.

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Brooklyn to Hempstead bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Hempstead Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brooklyn to Hempstead is 21 miles. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Brooklyn to Hempstead.

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There are 209+ hotels available in Hempstead. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between Brooklyn, NY, USA and Hempstead, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Brooklyn to Hempstead via Newport Av/Beach 116 St, Rockaway Beach Bl/B 115 St, Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St, and Central Ave + Mott Ave in around 2h 2m.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Atlantic Terminal to Hempstead
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Av H/Flatbush Av to Newport Av/Beach 116 St
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Rockaway Beach Bl/B 115 St to Beach 21 St Terminal/Beach 21 St
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Central Ave + Mott Ave to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Brooklyn to Hempstead
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434

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