There are 7 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building by bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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

Recommended option

Bus, subway  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lga/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/74 St Q70-Sbs
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 34 St - Herald Sq F

$6 - $10

6 alternative options

Bus, line 7 subway  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ditmars Bl/102 St to Roosevelt Av/111 St Q48
  2. Take the line 7 subway from 111 St to 5 Av 7

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  12 min

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

$50 - $60

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building 8.9 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from New York La Guardia Airport to Empire State Building 8.9 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  12 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York La Guardia Airport to Empire State Building

$16 - $75

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building 8.9 miles

$26 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building is to taxi which costs $50 - $60 and takes 12 min.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Empire State Building is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building. However, you can take the bus to Roosevelt Av/74 St, take the walk to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, take the subway to 34 St - Herald Sq, then take the walk to Empire State Building. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building via Roosevelt Av/111 St, 111 St, and 5 Av in around 49 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Lga/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/74 St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Ditmars Bl/102 St to Roosevelt Av/111 St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$26 - $35
uberX
$29 - $40
uberX + Car Seat
$35 - $50
uberXL
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$50 - $65
SUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport to Empire State Building
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York La Guardia Airport to Empire State Building
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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