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

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Train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Mineola Port Jefferson / ...

$12 - $14

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Subway, bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jamaica - 179 St F
  2. Take the bus from Hillside Ave & 178 St. to Oak St & Circle Drive West n6X

$6

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Line 3506 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 3506 bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny 3506 / ...

$12 - $22

Train via Jamaica  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica Port Jefferson / ...
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Hempstead Hempstead

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University 23.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University 23.3 miles

$2 - $4

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No, there is no direct bus from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Fulton St + Duncan Rd. via Hempstead Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pennsylvania Station station to Hofstra University. However, there are services departing from Penn Station and arriving at Hempstead via Jamaica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Pennsylvania Station and Hofstra University is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University without a car is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University, including transfers.

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Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University is to train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 3506 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 41 min.

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Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Hempstead, Ny station.

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Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Hempstead station.

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Map of how to get from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Mineola
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Hempstead
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Hempstead, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Nassau Inter-County Express
Phone
+1 516 336-6600
Website
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
Other operators
Taxi from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University is 23 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Pennsylvania Station to Hofstra University.

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