LaGuardia Airport to Manhattan Transfer
LaGuardia Airport to Manhattan transfer options is to either take a taxi, small shuttle bus or car service. LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is located in Queens, not far from Uptown Manhattan. If you are travelling to Long Island City or if you are travelling back from Manhattan to LaGuardia then the same information applies.
Taxi from LaGuardia to Manhattan
From LaGuardia Airport, the taxi ride will cost between $40 to $60 plus toll and tip. There is no fixed price. From Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport, the fare depends on where in Manhattan you are travelling from.
Do you want to travel from the airport to your hotel in a private, chauffeur-driven car with just yourselves for company? And would you prefer to arrange your transport before you depart? Then book a private transfer in advance. There are various options for private transport available.
Economy private transfer
Choose the economy private transfer and have everything organised before your departure to New York. You only need to give them a quick call as soon as you have your bags and the driver will pick you up from outside the terminal.
Private transfer with meet and greet service
If you would prefer to be collected by your driver in the arrivals hall, you can book this transfer. You give all your flight details before you travel and so there is no need to call when you arrive in New York. Your chauffeur will meet you in the arrivals hall, holding a board with your name on it.
Book an airport transfer by limousine to arrive in New York City in style. You can take a limo transfer from the airport to your hotel for a maximum of 7 people.
You can book a shuttle bus that brings you to your hotel or apartment. They are the best option if you don’t want to take a taxi. They take a bit longer than a taxi though, as they have to drop off other people as well. Book your seat on the shuttle bus before you go. You will get a voucher via email that you have to print out. You will find the shuttle buses outside the terminal. Currently, only the small shuttle buses are running, the large express buses are not in service.
To travel from LaGuardia to Manhattan, you first need to take the bus to a subway station. If you are headed to Midtown or Downtown, take bus Q70 to Roosevelt Avenue. Here, you can transfer to subway lines E, M, F, R and 7. If you are going to the Upper East Side or Upper West Side, take bus M60 to 125th Street. Public transport is especially cheap. Keep in mind that you will need to change multiple times, not so handy after a long flight and with lots of luggage.
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