Transportation by Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has frequent trains to the Hempstead Station from Pennsylvania Station, at 34th Street and 7th Avenue in Manhattan, as well as from the Atlantic Terminal Station, at Atlantic and Flatbush avenues and Hanson Place in Brooklyn. From Hempstead Station use local taxi service to the Hofstra campus.
Transportation by Taxi
Local Taxi Service
- Larry’s Taxi Service, 516-481-1111
- Pub Taxi Service, 516-483-4433
- Hempstead Taxi, 516-489-4460
- Ollie’s Airport Service, 516-437-0505 , 516-352-6633, 718-229-5454
Transportation From Airports
The campus is approximately 30 minutes by car from either John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) or LaGuardia Airport. Call in advance for reservations.
Personalized Transportation Service, 631-567-5100.
Horizon Transportation Service
Personalized Transportation Service, 516-538-4891
Hempstead Limousine Service Corporation
Personalized Transportation Service, 516-485-4399
Long Island Airport Limousine Service (LIALS)
LIALS can be called upon arrival at either JFK Airport or LaGuardia Airport at a public telephone: 656-7000 (no area code required). The phones are monitored from 4 a.m. through midnight, seven days a week.
U.S. Limousine and Car Service
Personalized Transportation Service, 516-352-2225 or 800-962-2827
Note: Please be advised that there is no standard cost charged by New York City yellow cabs between the airports and the Hofstra campus. Please confirm the cost of the trip with the driver before starting your trip.