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There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Hofstra University by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train, bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 34 St - Penn Station A / ...
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Mineola
  3. Take the bus from Mineola Intermodal Center to Hempstead Transit Center n40 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Fulton St + Duncan Rd. n6X / ...

$15 - $18

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica - 179 St F
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Oak St & Circle Drive West n6X

$6

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport E
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Hempstead Hempstead

$7 - $9

Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from E 57 St/Lexington Av to Hillside Av/180 St X68
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Oak St & Circle Drive West n6X

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Hofstra University 23.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Hofstra University 23.5 miles

$2 - $4

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Hofstra University. However, there are services departing from E 57 St/Lexington Av and arriving at Oak St & Circle Drive West via Hillside Ave & 178 St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Hofstra University is 20 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Hofstra University without a car is to subway and train and bus which takes 1 h 34 min and costs $14 - $18.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Manhattan to Hofstra University, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Hofstra University bus services, operated by MTA, depart from E 57 St/Lexington Av station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Hofstra University is 24 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Manhattan to Hofstra University.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Hofstra University. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Hofstra University.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Hofstra University, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Hofstra University via Hillside Av/180 St, Hillside Ave & 178 St., and Oak St & Circle Drive West in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from 81 St - Museum of Natural History to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jamaica - 179 St
Ave. Duration
40 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
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
LIRR
Train from Jamaica to Hempstead
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Mineola Intermodal Center to Hempstead Transit Center
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hempstead Transit Center to Fulton St + Duncan Rd.
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Oak St & Circle Drive West
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nicebus.com
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 57 St/Lexington Av to Hillside Av/180 St
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan to Hofstra University
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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