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

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Subway, train  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station C / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Mineola Port Jefferson / ...

$9 - $13

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

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Bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/3 Av to Hillside Av/180 St X68
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to N Franklin Ave & Fulton St n6

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Hempstead 27.9 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Hempstead 27.9 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 $140 - $180 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Hempstead. However, there are services departing from E 57 St/3 Av and arriving at N Franklin Ave & Fulton St via Hillside Ave & 178 St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Hempstead. However, there are services departing from 86 St and arriving at Mineola via Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Hempstead is 19 miles. The road distance is 27.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Hempstead without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 8m and costs $8 - $13.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from Manhattan to Hempstead, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Hempstead bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/3 Av station.

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Manhattan to Hempstead train services, operated by MTA, depart from 86 St station.

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Manhattan to Hempstead bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at N Franklin Ave & Fulton St station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Hempstead.
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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Hempstead via Hillside Av/180 St and Hillside Ave & 178 St. in around 1h 49m.

Train operators
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.

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Website
mta.info
Subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica - 179 St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Mineola
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $10
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
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
Bus from E 57 St/3 Av to Hillside Av/180 St
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
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Taxi from Manhattan to Hempstead
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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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 28 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Manhattan to Hempstead.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Hempstead. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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