There are 8 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Roosevelt Island 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  •  47 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 7 Av E

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 15 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 E 60 St/Lexington Av Q32

$8 - $16

6 alternative options

Bus, line 7 subway, 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 Times Sq - 42 St 7
  3. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 81 St - Museum of Natural History A / ...

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan 8.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan 8.8 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from New York La Guardia Airport to Manhattan 8.8 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  13 min

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan 8.8 miles

$21 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Roosevelt Island is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Roosevelt Island is to taxi which costs $45 - $60 and takes 13 min.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Roosevelt Island is 4 miles. The road distance is 8.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Roosevelt Island without a car is to bus and subway which takes 47 min and costs $8 - $13.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Roosevelt Island, including transfers.

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

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There are 1798+ hotels available in Roosevelt Island. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Roosevelt Island.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

You can take a bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan via Roosevelt Av/74 St, E 60 St/Lexington Av, and 59 St in around 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 7 Av
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 111 St to Times Sq - 42 St
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to 81 St - Museum of Natural History
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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 E 60 St/Lexington Av
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Manhattan
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$21 - $28
UberX
$23 - $30
Car Seat
$30 - $45
UberXL
$35 - $45
Black
$45 - $65
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $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
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport to Manhattan
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York La Guardia Airport to Manhattan
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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