To and From the Airport

New York - La Guardia (LGA):

Website: LaGuardia Airport
Location: 11 km/7 Miles ENE of Manhattan.
Airport Overview: 4 Main terminals: Delta Terminal (or terminal D), US Airways Terminal (or terminal C), Central Terminal Buildinmg (CTB or terminal B) & The Marine Air Terminal (sometimes called terminal A). It is possible to walk between all terminals except the Marine Air Terminal, however free shuttle buses are provided. They run on 2 different Routes: Red Route (All terminals and parking lots): every 15 mins 0500-2330. Blue Route (All terminals and parking lotsexcept the Marine Air Terminal): every 10 mins 0600-0200.
Airline Locations: Delta Terminal: Delta Airlines (except Delta Shuttle). US Airways Terminal: US Airways, US Airways Shuttle & US Airways Express. Central Terminal Building (CTB): Air Canada, AirTran, America Trans Air ATA, American, American Eagle, CanJet. Continental, Continental Express, Frontier, JetBlue, Midwest, Spirir, United, United Express & WestJet. The CTB is divided into 4 concourses A-D. Marine Air Terminal is for Delta Shuttle, SheltAir & General Aviation.


By Taxi:
General: Location: Exit the baggage hall by following the taxi signs round to the right. Turn the corner and you will see a taxi dispatcher's desk with taxis waiting. Fares and other information are posted. There is usualyy a good supply of taxis even late at night.
Meters: Taxi meters are used and work as follows: Initial charge: $3. Then $0.40 per fifth of a mile or per minute stopped. $1 surcharge applies weekdays 1600-2000. $0.50 surcharge applies at night (2000-0600). Tolls and extra charges to Manhattan are around $6.
To Manhattan: Downtown (Lower Manhattan) $26-30 plus tolls/30-50 mins. Midtown Manhattan $24-28 + tolls. Uptown Manhattan $21-25 + tolls.
Other destinations: Between terminals at La Guardia Airport $5-9. Citi Field $9-13. Queens Main St (Kew Gardens) $15-19. Kennedy Airport $28-32. Downtown Brooklyn $23-27. Coney Island $48-52. Co-op City $35-39. Bronx (The Hub) $17-21. Riverdale $29-33. Staten Island $53-58. Newark Airport $63-67 + $15 surcharge.
Note: All fares are per taxi not per person. Tolls and extra charges to Manhattan are around $6.
Dial 7 Car & Limousine Service: Run cars to Manhattan, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut & beyond.
Cost: To Manhattan $29-33. $10 extra for addresses above 125th St. Vans & Limos also available.
Contact: Tel (212) 777 7777 or 1 800 777 8888. There are free courtesy phones in each terminal at the Ground Transportation info desks.
Airport Express Direct: Airport Express Direct provides cars and limos from this airport on a door-to door basis.
Contact: Tel 1 800 533 0142.
Other Taxi Companies: All Around America Taxi (732) 214-0900.



By Local Public Bus:
MTA Q70 Bus to Roosevelt Ave-Jackson Heights subway station: Operates from terminals B, C & D (not the Marine Air Terminal) to nearby Subway stations.
Route: Airport (All terminals except the Marine Air Terminal) - Roosevelt Ave/Jackson Heights subway station - 61 St Woodside Subway Station. From either Subway station, connect to points all over city via lines E, F, G, R & 7. Note: At the subway station, the bus staion is downstairs.
Timings: Buses run 7 days a week, 24 hrs a day at varying intervals. 0500-0700 every 320 mins, 0700-2200 every 12-15 mins & every 30 mins 2200-0500.
Cost: $2.50 Payable in cash or with a Metrocard.
Transfer Time: to Roosevelt Ave-Jackson Heights subway station 8-10 mins. To Woodside Subway Station 10-15 mins. Contact: Tel (877) 690 5116.
MTA Q47 Bus to Roosevelt Ave-Jackson Heights subway station: Operates from the Marine Air Terminal only, to nearby Subway station Roosevelt Ave-Jackson Heights.
Route: Airport (Marine Air Terminal only) - 25 Ave - 77 St - 31 Ave - 73 St - Roosevelt Ave/Jackson Heights subway station - 74 St - 31 Ave - 77 St - 25 Ave - Airport (Marine Air Terminal). From the Subway station connect to points all over city via lines E, F, G, R & 7.
Note: At the subway station, the bus staion is downstairs.
Cost: $2.50. Payable in cash or with a Metrocard.
Contact: Tel (718) 335 1000.
MTA Q48 Bus to Main St Flushing subway & LIRR station: Operates from all terminals, to nearby Subway station Main St Flushing.
Route: Airport (All terminals) - 23 Ave - Ditmars Blvd - 31 Dr - 108 St - Roosevelt Ave - Main St Flushing. From the Subway station connect to points all over city via line 7. There is also a LIRR (Long Island Railroad) station at Main St Flushing. You can connect here to destinations on Long Island or Manhattan.
Timings: Buses run 7 days a week 0500-0130 at varying intervals.
Cost: $2.50. Payable in cash or with a Metrocard.
Contact: Tel (718) 335 1000.
MTA M60 Bus to Astoria Blvd & 111 st subway stations: Operates from all terminals, to Subway station 111 St in Manhattan.
Route: Airport (All terminals) - Astoria Blvd - Astoria Blvd Subway Station - Triboro Bridge - 125 st subway station - 111 St Subway Station (Manhattan). From either Subway station connect to points all over Manhattan.
Timings: Buses run 7 days a week 0500-0130 at varying intervals.
Cost: $2.50. Payable in cash or with a Metrocard.
Contact: Tel (718) 335 1000.
MTA Q23 Bus to Roosevelt Ave-Jackson Heights subway station: Operates from the US Airways Terminal and the Central Terminal Building (CTB) only, to nearby Subway station Roosevelt Ave-Jackson Heights. From the Subway station connect to points all over city via lines E, F, G, R & 7. Note: At the subway station, the bus staion is downstairs.
Notes: There is some confusion as to whether this bus still runs.
Cost: $2.50. Payable in cash or with a Metrocard.
Contact: Tel (718) 335 1000.

By Train:
General: There is no train station at or close to the airport, however several local buses run from the terminals to nearby Subway (underground train) stations:
To Roosevelt Ave-Jackson Heights/82nd St subway station (N & W Lines): The Q70 Bus runs to all terminals at LGA except the Marine Air Terminal. It runs 24 hrs a day. The Q47 bus runs to the Marine Air Terminal Only.
To Astoria Blvd subway station (Line 7): MTA bus M60 runs to all terminals at LGA 0500-0100 7 days a week. This subway station is convenient for trips to Manhattan. Total transfer time (including bus transfer) to 59th St Manhattan is ~50 mins.
To Flushing Main St subway station (Line 7): The Q48 Bus runs to all terminals at LGA 0500-0130 7 days a week.
Using the subway: Tickets are bought from the MetroCard machines in the station. A single journey anywhere in the system costs $2. A card with 6 journeys on costs $10. Cards are available for all-day travel or seasonal cards. Cards are then swiped through then entry turnstiles.
NYC-Subway Map. Contact: Long Island Railroad (LIRR) (718) 217 5477.

Airport to Airport:
To JFK: Taxi to JFK airport $25-29/25-60 mins depending on traffic.
ETS Airport Shuttle run buses to JFK. Runs 0700-2230. $12, takes 20-50 mins. Contact: Tel (718) 221 8344. There are free courtesy phones in each terminal at the Ground Transportation info desks.
NYC Airporter Express Bus runs buses to JFK. Cost: $12.50 one-way. Transfer Time: up to 60 mins.
To Newark Intl: By Taxi: $63-67 + $15 surcharge.
ETS Airport Shuttle. Runs 0700-2230. $32, takes 60-90 mins. Contact: Tel (718) 221 8344. There are free courtesy phones in each terminal at the Ground Transportation info desks.

Rental Cars:
Off-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS (718) 507 3600
Budget 639 6400
Dollar 779 5600,
HERTZ 478 5300
National 803 4101. There are no desks at the airport terminals, but each company has a courtesy phone in each terminal. Shuttle vans then run to the various companies.

Car Parking:
General: Car Parking lots are opposite the terminals and are connected by free shuttle buses.
Daily Parking (Lots 1, 4, 5, 6 & 7): $3 for the 1st 30 mins, 1 hr $6, 2 hrs $9, 3 hrs $12, 4 hrs $15, 5 hrs $18, 6 hrs $21, 7 hrs $24, 8 hrs $27, 8-24 hrs $30. $3 per hour extra over 24 hrs.
Long Term (Lot 3): Up to 24 hrs $30, 24-48 hrs $60, then $5 for each 8 hour period or part of.

Notes:Information and hotel booking boards with courtesy phones are in each terminal.
The closest public transport to the New York Cruise Passenger Ship Terminal is the A, C or E train at the 50th St. station (at 8th Ave).
For Help on transport to and from all NYC airports call 1-800 AIR RIDE.
Airport Hotels: Holiday Inn La Guardia Airport (718) 651 2100. Courtyard Marriott La Guardia is across from the terminals. Westway Motor Inn (718) 274 2800 is 1 mile from the terminal and has free transport. Clarion Hotel (718) 335 1200 has free transport to and from the terminals. Wyndham Garden Hotel La Guardia (718) 426 1500.
Airport Website: LaGuardia Airport
Airport Tel No: +1 (718) 533 3421.
Updated Jan14 D Gradwohl. Last Visit Jul10




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