Queens to LGA Travel Information

Cheapest Way Public Transit — $3
Fastest Way Rideshare — 13min
Eco-Friendly Way Drive — 2 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — rideshare, shuttle, public transit and by car
Distance 7 miles
Travel Companies Metropolitan Transportation Authority, MTA Transfer, Lyft, Uber
Rideshare
$9 · 13min · 3 lb of CO2
Queens to LGA
+1 more option

Queens airport rideshare

Rideshare is available at LGA La Guardia. Lyft and Uber will pick you up at Queens and take you all the way to LGA. There are multiple options available. Unlike a shuttle at Queens, these rideshares generally have a lower price per traveler and some airports have additional airport fees.
Shuttle
$18 · 13min · 3 lb of CO2
Queens to LGA
Public Transit
$3 · 48min · 4 lb of CO2
104th Street (A) to Laguardia Airport

Public Transit from Queens airport

It's very common to take public transportation from Queens to LGA. 4 public transportation providers, including Metropolitan Transportation Authority, MTA Transfer, can help take you to your destination.

Starting at Queens, you can hop on at 104th Street (A) and ride all the way to Laguardia Airport.

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Drive
$1 · 10min · 2 lb of CO2
Queens to LGA
+1 more option

Drive from Queens airport

It's 7 miles between Queens to LGA. On a typical day, it might take between 10min and 10min from Queens to LGA under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 11min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to LGA by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $2.

What is the best way to travel from Queens to LGA?

The are 4 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Queens to LGA. Rideshares are always on demand but are subject to surge pricing. Book when you need them!

When to book trip from Queens to LGA?

Need help getting to the airport from Queens? There is usually no need to book these sort of trips from Queens to LGA in advance. Rideshares should be available on demand all hours of the day. Public transportation prices do not fluctuate like flights. Instead, they're either flat rate or priced by distance traveled. If possible, you can book your tickets via an app or alternatively at the station upon arrival. You're in luck because Lyft or Uber are available at LGA. They are usually available on demand and should be available within 15 minutes of ordering. Since public transportation is available, you might be able to take this mode instead. This should help remediate any issues related to traffic and will be cheaper. Shuttle service may be available as well. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

What's the cheapest way from Queens to LGA?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Queens to LGA is by public transit. The public transit costs $3 roughly and will take 50 minutes.

Does the MTA Transfer go to LGA New York?

Yes or you can take MTA Transfer to the airport. The MTA Transfer picks up at 104th Street (A) and drops off at Laguardia Airport. The bus takes 50 minutes and costs $9. You can take the train to the LGA New York.

How long does it take from Queens to LGA by car?

The total distance between Queens and LGA is 7 miles and will take you about 10 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $2.

Travel companies on this route

Public Transit
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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Rideshare
Lyft
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Uber