There are 5 ways to get from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Hempstead Transit Center  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Hempstead Hempstead

$7 - $9

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Train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Hempstead Hempstead

$4 - $6

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Bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Jamaica Bus Terminal to Oak St & Circle Drive West n6X

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University 11.6 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University 11.6 miles

$1 - $2

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No, there is no direct bus from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University. However, there are services departing from Sutphin Bl /Archer Av and arriving at Oak St & Circle Drive West via Jamaica Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Jamaica and arriving at Hempstead. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Jamaica (Station) and Hofstra University is 11 miles. The road distance is 11.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University, including transfers.

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Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, depart from Jamaica Bus Terminal station.

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Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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The best way to get from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University is to train which takes 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Oak St & Circle Drive West station.

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Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Hempstead station.

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Map of how to get from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University.
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  • Distance: 10.9 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Jamaica (Station), NY, USA and Hofstra University, NY, USA?

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, Nassau Inter-County Express operates a bus from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 56 min.

Train operators
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
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Jamaica Bus Terminal to Oak St & Circle Drive West
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University is 12 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Jamaica (Station) to Hofstra University.

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