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Getting In

By Plane to LaGuardia Airport

 
 
LaGuardia Airport is located in Queens and is the smallest of New York City’s three major airports and almost all direct flights are from destinations within 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers). Thus, flights to and from LaGuardia Airport include domestic regional flights and international flights from Canada (Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa), Aruba, Bahamas, and Bermuda.
Ground transport from LaGuardia Airport ot New York City include the following:

MTA Bus
The MTA buses ($2.25) offer the cheapest but slowest mode of transport and not much room for luggage. However, MTA buses connect with the subways and Long Island Railroad (LIRR) stations. You can pay using coins when boarding the bus but are only valid for single rides and do not allow free transfer from the bus to the subway train. You can also use the MetroCard to board the bus (allows free transfer) and available from vending machines and Hudson Newsstand at the airport.

Shuttle Bus & Van
NYC Airporter ($12.75) shuttle bus departs every 30 minutes to Grand Central Terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) in Midtown Manhattan. Another is Go Airlink NYC traveling from LaGuardia to Manhattan up to 125th Street. The SuperShuttle Manhattan departs to hotels in Manhattan and the fare is around $25.
Delta terminal at LaGuardia Airport, New York City
Delta terminal at LaGuardia Airport by Ibagli
Cabs
The cab fare from LaGuardia to Manhattan cost $21-30 excluding tip and tolls. You save on toll to Midtown Manhattan and the Upper East Side by crossing the Queensboro Bridge. You also save on tolls to Greenwich Village and Downtown Manhattan by crossing the Williamsburg Bridge. Another toll saver to Downtown Manhattan is the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges. It is better to pay the toll ($5.50) and take the RKF Bridge (better known as Triboro Bridge) if going above 72nd Street in Manhattan.
Inside LaGuardia Airport, New York City

Inside LaGuardia Airport by Matt P.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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