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

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Train, line 1 subway  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Mineola to Penn Station Ronkonkoma Branch / ...
  2. Take the line 1 subway from 34 St - Penn Station to 72 St 1 / ...

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus, subway  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Fulton St & Terrace Ave to Hillside Ave 179th St Subway n6 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Jamaica - 179 St to Lexington Av/63 St F

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Fulton St & Terrace Ave to Jamaica Bus Terminal n6 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Merrick Bl/Archer Av to Main St/60 Av
  3. Take the bus from JFK Airport Connection to 3 Av & E 79 St

$25 - $70

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hempstead to Manhattan 22.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Hempstead to Manhattan 22.8 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Hempstead to Manhattan is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hempstead to Manhattan is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hempstead to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Fulton St & Terrace Ave and arriving at 3 Av & E 79 St via Merrick Bl/Archer Av and JFK Airport Connection. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Hempstead and Manhattan is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hempstead to Manhattan without a car is to train and line 1 subway which takes 44 min and costs $9 - $12.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Hempstead to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Hempstead to Manhattan bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, depart from Fulton St & Terrace Ave station.

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Hempstead to Manhattan bus services, operated by Hampton Jitney Inc., arrive at 3 Av & E 79 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hempstead to Manhattan is 23 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Hempstead to Manhattan.

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There are 1974+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hempstead to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Hempstead to Manhattan via Jamaica Bus Terminal, Merrick Bl/Archer Av, and JFK Airport Connection in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Mineola to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Fulton St & Terrace Ave to Hillside Ave 179th St Subway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Fulton St & Terrace Ave to Jamaica Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Merrick Bl/Archer Av to Main St/60 Av
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from JFK Airport Connection to 3 Av & E 79 St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Online
$20 - $29
Onboard
$24 - $35
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection-Westbound to 79th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Hempstead to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Seaford Taxi and Airport Service
Phone
+1 516 236-5735
Website
seafordtaxis.com
Bethpage Taxi
Phone
+1 516-652-2353
Website
bethpagelongislandtaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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