NEW YORK LAGUARDIA AIRPORT (LGA)
|New York LaGuardia Airport (8 miles east of Midtown Manhattan) is served by the following ground transportation options:
A - metro (connected by local bus)
B - local bus
C - shared ride van
D - taxi
E - limousine
F - rental car
The airport has four passenger terminals (the Central Terminal, the Delta Terminal, the US Airways Terminal and the Marine Air Terminal.)
|Terminal passenger links
The airport terminals are connected by buses and walkways.
|A: Municipal buses (with option of free transfer to the NYC Subway)
The M60 bus (from all 4 terminals) goes into Upper Manhattan, intersecting almost all subway lines. It runs from approximately 5am to 1am. The most optimal subway stations to get off at are:
- Astoria Boulevard in Queens (N and W lines.)
- one of the three 125 Street stations in Manhattan that serve 4,5 and 6 lines, 2 and 3 lines or the A,B,C,D lines.
Can be very slow during rush hour. Cost - $2.25, with free transfer to the metro - you will need to use coins or buy a MetroCard, because city buses do not accept bills/paper money. Note that you need to buy a MetroCard to get the free transfer.
|B: New York Airport Service Express Shuttle
Airport Express shuttles leave LaGuardia every half hour from the public transportation bays of every terminal. Journey time is approximately 45 minutes to Grand Central. Stops in Manhattan are:
- Grand Central.
- Bryant Park.
- Port Authority Bus Station.
- Penn Station.
- Midtown hotels between 31st and 60th Streets.
@ Summer 2009 fare is $12 single or $21 return. Tickets may be purchased online.
First bus leaves LaGuardia at 7.30am, last at 11.00pm.
|C1: Shared Ride Vans
Shared van services to Manhattan (including hotels) are available from the public transportation bays of every terminal. Reservations recommended.
@ Summer 2009 a fare to a Times Square hotel would be approximately $13.
|C2: Hotel Shuttles
Free shuttles operate between the airport and a number of hotels in the area.
Taxis between LaGuardia and Manhattan are metered.
@ Summer 2009 fares are approximately:
- Upper Manhattan, $21-$25.
- Mid Manhattan, $20-$24.
- Lower Manhattan, $26-$30.
Official taxi lines/queues/ranks are outside each of the terminals - only take official, yellow NYC Taxis.
New York City's limousine services, which are licensed by NYCTLC (NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission), offer limos and sedans from LaGuardia to Manhattan. Depending on the time of day, travel from LGA to Midtown Manhattan can be as quick as 25 minutes. Limousines accommodate 2–20 passengers depending upon the size of the limo.
|F: Rental Cars
The arrivals level of each terminal features a rental car counter or courtesy telephones connecting to the rental car companies. Travelers are provided with a complimentary shuttle service between the terminals and the rental car offices.
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