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There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) by subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Subway, bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av F / ...
  2. Take the bus from 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station to Laguardia Rd/94 St Q70-Sbs

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Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from E 59 St/2 Av to Roosevelt Av/76 St Q32
  2. Take the bus from 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station to Laguardia Rd/94 St Q70-Sbs

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) 8.9 miles

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) 8.9 miles

Shuttle  •  16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport 8.9 miles

Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) by subway and bus

940 Weekly Services
22 min Average Duration
$2 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is to taxi which costs $50 - $60 and takes 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA). However, there are services departing from E 59 St/2 Av and arriving at Laguardia Rd/94 St via 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is 5 miles. The road distance is 8.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) without a car is to subway and bus which takes 22 min and costs $2 - $10.

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It takes approximately 22 min to get from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), including transfers.

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Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) bus services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from E 59 St/2 Av station.

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Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) bus services, operated by MTA, arrive at Laguardia Rd/94 St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) is 9 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA).

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There are 823+ hotels available in New York La Guardia Airport (LGA). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA).
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  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) via Roosevelt Av/76 St and 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station in around 43 min.

Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$3
Bus operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Bus from 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station to Laguardia Rd/94 St
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
mta.info
Standard
$2 - $7
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$1 - $4
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Bus from E 59 St/2 Av to Roosevelt Av/76 St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
new.mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

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Shuttle from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Shuttle
$60 - $85
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Private
$110 - $160
Taxi from Manhattan to New York La Guardia Airport (LGA)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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