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

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

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Line 2 subway, train  •  1 h 47 min

  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  •  2 h 2 min

  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

Line 2 subway, line 3506 bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 2 subway from Church Av to Times Sq - 42 St 2
  2. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny 3506 / ...

$12 - $22

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Brooklyn to Hempstead 21.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  24 min

  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 24 min.

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

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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 2 h 2 min.

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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 1 h 47 min and costs $7 - $11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead, including transfers.

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Brooklyn to Hempstead bus services, operated by New York City Transit (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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Map of how to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Atlantic Terminal to Hempstead
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Av H/Flatbush Av to Newport Av/Beach 116 St
Ave. Duration
29 min
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
30 min
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
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.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 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
Other operators
Taxi from Brooklyn to Hempstead
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Bay Express
Phone
+1 718-232-3434
La Revancha
Phone
+1 718-236-2424
Website
larevancha.net
Chico Express
Phone
+1 718-256-6666
Website
chicoexpress.net

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