There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to West Hempstead by subway, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway, bus  •  1 h 11 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

2 alternative options

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

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

There is no direct connection from Manhattan to West Hempstead. However, you can take the subway to Jamaica - 179 St, take the walk to Hillside Ave & 178 St., then take the bus to Hempstead Tpke & Maplewod St. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to West Hempstead.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nassau Inter-County Express
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
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Manhattan to West Hempstead?

The distance between Manhattan and West Hempstead is 28 km. The road distance is 33 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Manhattan to West Hempstead?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Manhattan to West Hempstead?

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

How long does it take to get from Manhattan to West Hempstead?

It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Manhattan to West Hempstead, including transfers.