There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Hempstead by bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway Q3
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Hempstead Tpke & Maplewod St n6

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Hempstead 11.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Hempstead 11.8 miles

$1 - $2

Shuttle  •  14 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to West Hempstead

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  14 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to West Hempstead 11.8 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Hempstead is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Hempstead is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 14 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and West Hempstead is 8 miles. The road distance is 11.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Hempstead, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) station to West Hempstead. However, there are services departing from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION and arriving at Hempstead Tpke & Maplewod St via Hillside Ave & 178 St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and West Hempstead, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Hempstead via Hillside Av/179 St Subway and Hillside Ave & 178 St. in around 1 h 25 min.

Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from JFK AIRPORT/TERMINAL 5 AirTrain STATION to Hillside Av/179 St Subway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
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
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to West Hempstead
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to West Hempstead
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to West Hempstead
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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