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

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Bus, subway  •  48 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

6 alternative options

Bus, line 7 subway, line 1 subway  •  51 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 line 1 subway from Times Sq - 42 St to 86 St 1

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side 9.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side 9.2 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  13 min

  1. Take a town car from New York La Guardia Airport to Upper West Side 9.2 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  13 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York La Guardia Airport to Upper West Side

$16 - $75

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side 9.2 miles

$22 - $29

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Upper West Side is 6 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side without a car is to bus and subway which takes 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side.
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  • Distance: 5.5 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA), USA and Upper West Side, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side. However, you can take the bus to Roosevelt Av/74 St, take the walk to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, take the subway to 7 Av, take the walk to 50 St, then take the line 1 subway to 86 St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side via Roosevelt Av/111 St, 111 St, and Times Sq - 42 St in around 51 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 Times Sq - 42 St to 86 St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 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
Other operators
Uber New York City
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $29
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uber.com
UberPool
$22 - $29
UberX
$24 - $35
Car Seat
$30 - $45
UberXL
$35 - $50
Black
$50 - $65
Black SUV
$65 - $85
Taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Upper West Side
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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 Upper West Side
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York La Guardia Airport to Upper West Side
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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