There are 7 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City by bus, subway, train, 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, train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Lga/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/74 St
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 14 St F
  3. Take the train from 14th Street to Journal Square

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, subway, line 119 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Lga/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/74 St
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal E
  3. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave 119

$7 - $12

5 alternative options

Bus, line 119 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Lga/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/61 St Q70-Sbs
  2. Take the line 119 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St 119

$7 - $14

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City 16.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City 16.5 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from New York La Guardia Airport to Jersey City 16.5 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  23 min

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

$16 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Jersey City is 11 miles. The road distance is 16.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City is 16 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City.

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Map of how to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City via Roosevelt Av/61 St, Woodside, Penn Station, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 1 h 52 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
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 Lga/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/61 St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Jersey City
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport to Jersey City
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York La Guardia Airport to Jersey City
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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