There are 5 ways to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead by train, bus, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Hempstead / ...

$8 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Q35
  2. Q22
  3. n32 / ...

$8 - $16

Line 2 subway, line 3506 bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. 2
  2. 3506 / ...

$12 - $22

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. 21.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  24 min

  1. 21.4 miles

$2 - $3

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Brooklyn to Hempstead hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, 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 3 min.

Train operators
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
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brooklyn and Hempstead is 29 km. The road distance is 34 km.

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

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

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 3 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Brooklyn to Hempstead, including transfers.