There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Hempstead by train, subway, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 38 min
$6 - $10
Subway, bus • 1h 22m
2 alternative options
Taxi • 33 min
$120 - $150
Drive • 33 min
$2 - $4
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Hempstead is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 33 min.
The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Hempstead is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 33 min.
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.
The distance between Manhattan and Hempstead is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.4 miles.
The best way to get from Manhattan to Hempstead without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs $6 - $10.
The train from New York Penn Station to Mineola takes 38 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Manhattan to Hempstead train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from New York Penn Station.
Manhattan to Hempstead train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Mineola station.
Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Hempstead is 23 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Manhattan to Hempstead.
There are 291+ hotels available in Hempstead. Prices start at $100 USD per night.
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.
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.
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica-179 St
- Ave. Duration
- 35 min
- Every 10 minutes
- Estimated price
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