La Guardia airport is just 8 miles (14 km) from Midtown Manhattan and is relatively well connected to the city. If you arriving here or leaving from here on your trip to NYC you can find all the answers here about how to transfer between LaGuardia Airport and Manhattan.

Your options detailed in this article are:

  • Taxi
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Private Transfer
  • Bus (Public Transport)
  • Limousine

Click here for a map of LaGuardia Airport terminals to check where you will be arriving and what your transport options from there are.

Transfer to LaGuairdia from Newark

1. Taxi

  • Cost: ≈ $40
  • Duration: 45 – 60 minutes

Be sure to take the Yellow Cabs and not the black, private ones– yellow cabs operate under a permit by the City and are therefore highly trustworthy!

Taxis are queued up in front of every terminal. Every taxi stand has an attendant who will steer you to the next taxi in line.

2. Super Shuttle 

  • Cost: ≈ $15
  • Duration: 45 – 60 minutes

These group taxis will take up to 8 people to Manhattan for around $15. This is a great option if you are looking to save some money getting to your hotel in NYC.

3. NYC Airporter Bus

  • Cost: ≈ $16
  • Duration: 60 – 70 minutes

This express bus operates from 11 am to 7 pm and runs every 30 minutes. This is a great option if you are looking to save money or are traveling in a small group. The NYC airport shuttle bus stops at several well locations in Midtown NYC, which means you can easily connect to the subway to continue your journey.

You can get off at the following stops:

    • Grand Central Terminal
    • Port Authority Bus Terminal
    • Times Square

4. Bus M60

  • Cost: ≈ $2.75
  • Duration: 60 minutes

The bus line M60 will take you as far as 125th street in Manhattan and costs $2.70 per person. This is a great way to get to Manhattan using public transport. Due to the cheap price point this is a great option if you do not have much luggage to drag around!

5. Private Airport Transfer

  • Cost: $60-80 (up to 5 people)
  • Duration: 60 minutes

At a cost of as little as $20 per person (if you are traveling with 3-5 people) you can also book a private LaGuardia Airport transfer. These private transfer services are available 24/7 making them a very convenient option. Once you arrive at LaGuardia Airport all you have to do is call the number given on your booking confirmation (which you will receive immediately) and your car will arrive promptly. This is the most family friendly transfer to Manhattan.

You can choose between either an minivan which fits 5 people and a Sedan for a maximum of 3 passengers.

Book Private Transfer

If you wish to book your return trip back to JFK airport in advance as well, you can do so here.

6. Limousine

  • Cost: $340 (up to 7 people)
  • Duration: 60 minutes

Want to get to Manhattan in style? Look no further! You can book a limo here that will take you and 6 others into Manhattan in full luxury. Watch the city grow closer from the back of a limo as the driver takes you to your hotel. This is definitely the perfect start or end to any trip to NYC. Check out the link below to book your luxury limo transfer to or from your destination in NYC.


For other NYC Airport Transfers Check Here:

Transfer Between JFK & ManhattanTransfer Between Newark Airport & ManhattanTransfer Between Newark Airport & BrooklynTransfer Between LaGuardia & Manhattan

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