Hofstra University is easily reached by the Long Island Railroad (to stops Hempstead or Mineola) train from Manhattan’s Penn Station, Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue terminal or Queens’ Jamaica Station. We are a 20 minute ride from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA), a 40 minute drive from Long Island’s MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Ronkonkoma NY and a 1.5 hour drive from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark NJ.
Please note: A New York City (NYC) yellow cab ride to and from the airports can be costly. Fares are subject to double once the taxi leaves the NYC limits.
We suggest that visitors and guests arriving at JFK or LGA airports call a Long Island cab company to arrange for pickup.
- All Island Transportation. Use the HEMPSTEAD – 516-481-1111 or GARDEN CITY – 516-746-2500 offices. allislandtransportation.com All Island Transportation accepts cash and major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express).
- Ollie’s Taxi & Airport Service. Use the South Shore office 516-437-0505. olliestaxi.com Ollie’s Taxi and Airport Service accepts cash and major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express).
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