New York LaGuardia airport (LGA)

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New York LaGuardia airport (LGA)

LaGuardia Airport, opened on October 15, 1939, is one of the busiest in the country and, together with Newark and JFK airports, serves the entire metropolitan area of New York and New Jersey. It operates with domestic destinations and international flights to Canada and the Caribbean.

Official Website: laguardiaairport.com
Number of Terminals - 4 - Terminals A (Marine Air Terminal), B (Central Terminal Buidling), C and D, open from 4:00 am to 0:00 am. They are linked to each other and to the parking lots through a courtesy shuttle service. Terminals C and D are also connected via a walkway.
Annual passenger traffic: 29.6 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +1 718 533 3400. There are information desks on the Arrivals level of every terminal.

Location

The airport is located opposite Flushing Bay, in Queens, about 13 km (8 miles) away from downtown Manhattan.

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Car rental companies provide free shuttles to their pick-up locations.

Advantage (Tel +1 800 777 5500 - 5:00 am to 0:00 am)
Alamo (Tel +1 888 233 8749 - 24 hours a day)
Avis (Tel +1 718 507 3600 / 800 230 4898 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +1 718 639 6400 - 24 hours a day)
Dollar (Tel +1 800 800 4000 - 24 hours a day)
Enterprise (Tel +1 718 457 2900 / 800 736 8222 - 6:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Hertz (Tel +1 718 478 5300 / 800 654 3131 - 24 hours a day)
National (Tel +1 718 429 5893 / 888 826 6890 - 24 hours a day)
Payless (Tel +1 800 729 5377 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +1 800 331 3550 - 24 hours a day)

 

Car rental search

Bus - There are buses from MTA (Tel 511 / +1 888 465 1169) to Queens and Manhattan (journey time: around 100 minutes), with connections to different New York City subway lines. They leave from terminals B, C and D and tickets have a cost of USD2.75. Route M60 links the airport with Queens (Astoria), Manhattan, Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Connecticut; line Q70 heads to Queens, Manhattan and Long Island, via Jackson Heights and Woodside; Q72 to Elmhurst, Corona and Rego Park; Q48 to Corona and Flushing. On the other hand, line Q47 departs from Terminal A to Glendale Atlas Park Mall, through Jackson Heights.
NYC Airporter (Tel +1 718 777 5111) operates from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm and travels to Grand Central Terminal, Times Square and Port Authority Bus Terminal. Journey time is approximately 1 hour and the fare is USD16.00. It also runs to Newark (USD29.00) and JFK (USD17.00) airports. Company counters are found in the baggage reclaim areas.
You can also book shared van services at the airport's information centers, with destinations inside Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Bronx: Airlink New York (Tel +1 212 812 9000 / 877 599 8200), All County Express (Tel +1 800 914 4223 / 516 285 1300), ETS Air Shuttle (Tel +1 718 221 5341), Prime Time Shuttle (Tel +1 800 377 8745 / 203 891 1280), Super Shuttle Manhattan & Long Island (Tel +1 212 258 3826 / 800 258 3826).
Timetables and schedules

Taxi - Ranks are situated in front of all terminals. The trip to downtown Manhattan takes around 30-50 minutes.

 

Around the enclosure you can find many accommodations, most of which provide complimentary transport for their guests.

Aloft New York LaGuardia Airport (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott (0.7 km/0.4 miles)
Hampton Inn New York - LaGuardia Airport (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
LaGuardia Plaza Hotel (0.9 km/0.6 miles)
Comfort Inn at LaGuardia Airport (1.5 km/0.9 miles)

 

Booking accommodation

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Short- and long-term parking is available, with courtesy shuttle bus services to the terminals. The first hour has no charge. Charging stations for electric vehicles available. More information: Tel +1 718 533 3850. Fees

A Parking - Uncovered sector adjacent to Terminal A.
B Parking - Covered area near Terminal B.
C/D Parking - Covered parking lot next to terminals C and D, with premium bays that must be booked in advance.
Long-Term Parking / B Wait Area - Close to Terminal A, for longer stays. The first 3 hours have no charge.

 

Inform your airline about any special needs you may have before your travel. Inside the enclosure there are reserved parking spaces near the entrances to the terminals, accessible drinking fountains, ramps, elevators, adapted restrooms and telephones, and relief areas for service animals. Transportation systems in and around the airport are accessible for people with reduced mobility. More information: Tel +1 212 435 3737.