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

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Woodside to Central Islip Ronkonkoma

$15 - $24

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Main St/39 Av to Springfield Bl/Hillside Av Q27
  2. Take the bus from Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to Islip, NY Binghamton-Patchogue / ...

$21 - $36

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip 40.8 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip 40.8 miles

$4 - $6

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from New York La Guardia Airport to Central Islip 40.8 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  49 min

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

$16 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip is to taxi which costs $210 - $260 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip. However, there are services departing from Ditmars Bl/102 St and arriving at Wheeler Road via Main St/39 Av, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl and Long Island Motor Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Central Islip is 35 miles. The road distance is 40.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $14 - $24.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip, including transfers.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Main St/39 Av station.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $14 - $24. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 - $40 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Islip, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip is 41 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Central Islip. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip.
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  • Distance: 35.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

Long Island Rail Road operates a train from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip via Roosevelt Av/Main St, Main St/39 Av, Springfield Bl/Hillside Av, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Islip, NY, and Long Island Motor Parkway in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Main St/39 Av to Springfield Bl/Hillside Av
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Coach USA
Other operators
Taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Central Islip
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport to Central Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York La Guardia Airport to Central Islip
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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