Ground Transportation to and from LaGuardia (LGA)
Many travelers who live in Westchester County or parts of CT use White Plains HPN Airport and we have a complete airport transportation guide that you can read if you are flying out of HPN Airport.
Many people are interested in finding the closest airport to Flushing, NY with LGA only 7.78 miles (12.53 km) away it makes this airport a very convenient option for travelers.
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LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Address
La Guardia Rd and 94th St.
Queens, NY 11371
Transportation / Shuttle - Key Facts for LGA Airport
- Number of shared ride providers: 7
- Number of Car service providers: 2
- Best Rated: NYC Airporter also know as Golden Touch
- Most Used: SuperShuttle
- Cheapest: NYC Airporter
Shuttles “Shared Ride Vans”
What is a shared ride van?
Basically they are minivan like vehicles that seat 7-15 passengers plus luggage. Typically shuttles, like Super Shuttle, offer door-to-door service, where you pick are picked up at ground transportation and then dropped off at your destination address, could be your home, office or a hotel. LGA has several shared ride shuttle services, SuperShuttle LGA being the most popular.
The avg cost for of these shuttles is approximately $16 one way to Manhattan. NYC Airporter, the official bus company for the Port Authority, will drop you at one of these main terminals:
- Grand Central
- JFK Airport
- Newark Airport
- Port Authority Bus Terminal
- Time Square
LaGuardia website provides information on shared ride van services. Their website also shows a map of LaGuardia terminals and locations of shared ride vans waiting area, however, we’ve included it below as well
Making Reservations (LaGuardia to Manhattan)
Super Shuttle LGA: Enter in a Pickup Location “LaGuardia Airport,” and a Drop-off Locaton “An address or even a hotel e.g. Grand Hyatt, New York.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Super Shuttle in general have more van available and thus the wait time is less than Airlink NYC.
If you wish to book directly on their website click here
GO Airlink NYC: Reserve your ride by Selecting your Pickup from and Drop-off at and your Flight date and time. Should only take about 2 minutes to book.
Upon Arrival at LGA
Collect your luggage from baggage claim look for signs to our Welcome Center, located on the baggage claim level at each terminal. In the event the counter is unmanned, there are self-serve Kiosks in the same area by which you can arrange a shared ride or car service.
Uber and Lyft at LaGuardia can also be used and they will pickup passengers in the Terminal B parking garage at Level 2. Best way to find it is follow signs on the departure level and proceed to the Terminal B parking garage.
In terms of determining which shared van to get in, Super Shuttle is a Blue Van and clearly says SuperShuttle on it, whereas, GO Airlink NYC is a white van with green lettering.
The wait for the van typically ranges anywhere from 20 – 40 minutes since they try to fill-up the vans before departing LGA.
In case of both vendors, their driver will help load your bags into the van. The will probably ask where you’re headed, so kindly let them know. Enjoy the ride, once you arrive your driver will let you know.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please tip the driver (generally $1 – $2 per bag).
LGA Taxi can take you to places in Manhattan, such as, Penn Station, Grand Central, Upper East Side and of course Time Square.
If you decide to drive to the airport and need parking, visit one of these sites to get the cheapest rate Newark Airport Parking, LaGuardia Airport Parking or JFK Airport Parking
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