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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  •  48m

  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 50 St E

$6 - $10

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Bus, subway via 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr  •  49m

  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 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr F / ...

$6 - $10

Bus, line 7 subway, subway  •  49m

  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  •  13m

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

$45 - $60

Drive  •  13m

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

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  13m

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

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  13m

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

$16 - $75

Uber  •  13m

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

$20 - $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 13m.

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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 13m.

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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 48m and costs $5 - $10.

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It takes approximately 48m 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 13m to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Roosevelt Island.

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There are 2104+ hotels available in Roosevelt Island. Prices start at $96 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: 48m

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

There is no direct connection from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan. However, you can take the bus to Roosevelt Av/74 St, take the walk to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, take the subway to 50 St, then take the subway to 81 St - Museum of Natural History. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan via Roosevelt Av/74 St, Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, and 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr in around 49m.

Train operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 50 St
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from 111 St to Times Sq - 42 St
Ave. Duration
29m
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
6m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Bus operators
MTA
Website
mta.info
Bus from Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/74 St
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Bus from Ditmars Bl/102 St to Roosevelt Av/111 St
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from New York La Guardia Airport to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
Car Seat
$30 - $45
UberX
$25 - $35
UberPool
$20 - $28
UberXL
$35 - $45
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Manhattan
Ave. Duration
13m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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