There are 8 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.

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Bus, subway  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lga Intl Airport/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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/74 St Q70-Sbs
  2. Take the bus from Roosevelt Av/74 St to W 37 St/5 Av Q32

$5 - $14

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

$21 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building. However, there are services departing from Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B and arriving at W 37 St/5 Av via Roosevelt Av/74 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 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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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building without a car is to bus and subway which takes 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building, including transfers.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), depart from Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B station.

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New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building bus services, operated by New York City Transit (MTA), arrive at W 37 St/5 Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building.

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There are 1794+ hotels available in Empire State Building. Prices start at $116 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building.
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  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

You can take a bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Empire State Building via Roosevelt Av/74 St and W 37 St/5 Av in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Lga Intl Airport/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
Bus from Roosevelt Av/74 St to W 37 St/5 Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
$21 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$21 - $28
UberX
$24 - $35
Car Seat
$30 - $45
UberXL
$35 - $45
Black
$50 - $65
Black 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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