You can book your flight and/or rent a car through IEEE.
The three closest airports are John F Kennedy Airport, LaGuardia Airport, and MacArthur Airport Under Local Information Link
Hofstra is just 25 miles east of New York City. Our Courtesy Bus provides convenient transportation to the Hempstead and Mineola Train Stations. Movie theaters, restaurants and shopping malls are located within close vicinity of the University. The beautiful Eisenhower Park, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, world renown Jones Beach and Amphitheater and Westbury Music Fair are all within 15 minutes of the campus. Contact the Hofstra Information Center at extension x36606 or the Event Management Information Center at x36925 for more information.
Bus transportation is available on Hofstra's campus and the Mineola and Hempstead train stations. Make sure to check out the Hofstra "Blue Beetle" bus.
Train transportation Lirr is avaiable to travel from and daily trains originate or terminate at Penn Station in Mahattan
Here is information on transportation in the Long Island and New York City Area.