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

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Subway, bus  •  1 h 15 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 Hempstead Tpke & Maplewod St n6

$6

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Bus  •  1 h 32 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 Hempstead Tpke & Maplewod St n6

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to West Hempstead 20.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to West Hempstead 20.8 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to West Hempstead is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to West Hempstead is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to West Hempstead. However, there are services departing from E 57 St/Lexington Av and arriving at Hempstead Tpke & Maplewod St via Hillside Ave & 178 St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and West Hempstead is 18 miles. The road distance is 20.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to West Hempstead without a car is to subway and bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Manhattan to West Hempstead, including transfers.

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

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Manhattan to West Hempstead bus services, operated by Nassau Inter-County Express, arrive at Hempstead Tpke & Maplewod St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to West Hempstead is 21 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Manhattan to West Hempstead.

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There are 232+ hotels available in West Hempstead. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Manhattan to West Hempstead via Hillside Av/180 St and Hillside Ave & 178 St. in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
nicebus.com
Bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Tpke & Maplewod St
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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 West Hempstead
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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