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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Hempstead by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Mineola Port Jefferson / ...

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica-179 St F / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to N Franklin Ave & Fulton St n6

$6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Hempstead 23.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Hempstead 23.4 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Hempstead is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Hempstead is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Mineola. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Hempstead is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Hempstead without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs $6 - $10.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Mineola takes 38 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Manhattan to Hempstead train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from New York Penn Station.

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Manhattan to Hempstead train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Mineola station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Hempstead is 23 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Manhattan to Hempstead.

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There are 291+ hotels available in Hempstead. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York Penn Station to Mineola every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Mineola
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $10
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica-179 St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to N Franklin Ave & Fulton St
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Hempstead
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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