Location of Hofstra University
Hofstra University is located in Hempstead, New York, about 25 miles east of New York City, less than an hour away by train or car. The Long Island Railroad (LIRR) has frequent stops to the Hempstead Train Station from Pennsylvania Station, located at 34th Street and 7th Avenue, New York City, as well as from the Flatbush Avenue Station in Brooklyn, New York. Use a local taxi service to get to the Hofstra campus.
Local Taxi Service:
All Island Taxi Service (516) 481-1111
Pub Taxi Service (516) 483-4433
Hempstead Taxi (516) 489-4460
Travel on the Long Island Expressway, Northern State Parkway or the Southern State Parkway to the Meadowbrook State Parkway to Exit M4 (Hempstead Turnpike). Then proceed west on Hempstead Turnpike to the Hofstra campus (approximately one mile).
Transportation From Airports:
The campus is located approximately 30 mintues from either John F. Kennedy International Airport or La Guardia Airport.
Call in advance for reservations:
Horizon Transporation Services
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 or LaGuardia Airports, at a public telephone: 656-7000 (no area code required). The phones are monitored from 4 a.m. through midnight, seven days a week.
Note: Please be advised that there are no set fees charged by New York City yellow cabs between the airports and the Hofstra campus. Please confirm the fee with the driver before starting the trip.