Your Express Ride to New York City

LaGuardia to Manhattan


NYC Airporter is the official airport bus operator of the DOT & The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. We provide the easiest and best transportation to and from LaGuardia airport to Manhattan, Manhattan to LGA and to Manhattan hotels between 23rd & 63rd streets. We also provide transportation from LGA to JFK and Newark Airports and Penn Station, Grand Central and the Port Authority Bus terminal in Manhattan. Our new fleet of hybrid and comfortable vehicles are operated by a team of trained professional drivers and we operate 7 days a week from 6am to 11:30pm daily (Transfers between JFK & LGA airports are from 6am -10pm).

NYC Airporter Express Shuttle Buses stop outside of  the baggage pickup area at each LGA Airport terminal**. Travel times will vary depending on the time of day and day of week, as well as, events and activities impacting the traveled routes. On average the travel time is 60 minutes to Manhattan.

Passengers can get off the bus at any one of our 4 bus stops in Manhattan – CLICK BUS STOP FOR LOCATION AND SCHEDULE:

*NYC Airporter offers passengers staying at a hotel between 23rd & 63rd streets, a free transfer to our hotel vans to your hotel. Just get off at our Bryant Park stop and transfer to our complimentary hotel vans that will take you to all Times Square and Midtown Manhattan Hotels. For your return trip back to the airport, you MUST go to one of our bus stops: Penn Station, Port Authority or Grand Central. We DO NOT pick up from hotels or from Bryant Park. PLEASE read for more information.

*IMPORTANT: Please keep in mind that our complimentary hotel van service is optional, passengers have the option to use our complimentary vans to your hotel or you can take a cab after arriving at Bryant Park. Please keep in mind that many hotels are within walking distance from our bus stops. Please google your hotel and choose either Penn Station, Port Authority, Bryant Park or Grand Central terminal for directions from. Please take New York City traffic into consideration, we are not responsible for long waiting times for our complimentary vans. We will however provide the most professional and efficient service possible to get you to your hotel.

When you land – Please look for the NYC Airporter’s Uniformed Sales Agents wearing GREEN blazers or coats (winter) or white shirts (summer) at our desk located in the Ground Transportation Welcome Center and also outside of the baggage claim area. You may also reach us by dialing 718-777-5111 or Dial 46 from the Welcome Center Phone Boards.

BOOK NOW on our website, to avoid lines at the bus stop or airport.  There are no times when you book online, you can take any bus from 6am-11:30pm with the online confirmation


  • Starting Jan 9th. 2017- WE WILL ONLY BE DROPPING OFF AT THE MARINE AIR TERMINAL (TERMINAL A), NO PICK UPS from the Marine Air terminal. Passengers seeking pickups can take the free Port Authority bus to American Airlines (Terminals B & C)

Manhattan to LaGuardia Airport

On your trip to LGA Airport from Manhattan, customers may board a NYC Airporter Express Bus at the following four nearby Midtown Manhattan locations-  CLICK BUS STOP FOR LOCATION AND SCHEDULE:

  • Grand Central Terminal (Corner of 41st and Lexington Ave.)

  • PENN STATION (West 33rd Street between 6th and 7th Avenues next to Sbarro’s Pizza)
    IMPORTANT:  Our buses will no longer pick up from Penn Station due to heavy traffic, instead, we will be providing a van shuttle service from Penn Station connecting you to our EXPRESS Bus at our Grand Central Terminal bus stop. Its important to allow minimum 90 minutes of travel time to the airport. We recommend to go directly to our Grand Central bus stop if possible. (Look for our NYC Airporter van or Golden Touch Transportation Van at Penn Station).
  • Port Authority Bus Terminal (42nd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues)

  • Bryant Park (Drop off location only– 42nd Street and 5th Avenue)*


Please look for our NYC Airporter uniformed Ticket Agents, NYC Airporter Express Bus signage or NYC Airporter Express Bus stand at these three locations to board the Express Shuttle Bus. Buses stop at all airport terminals at LGA Airport.

When catching a flight, always allow extra travel time in the event of traffic, vehicle breakdowns, construction delays and Holidays (Thanksgiving and Christmas). NYC Airporter is not responsible for missed flights. On average the travel time is 60 minutes.

* We do not pick up from Bryant Park – Only Drop offs

Daily hours of service are:

  • 6:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m, 7 days a Week.
  • The Express Bus departs every 30 minutes depending on traffic.

Airport to Airport Transfers


NYC Airporter provides airport transfers between LaGuardia & JFK airports. The bus departs approximately every 30 minutes from each airport between the hours of 6am -10pm. See HERE for schedule

Please look for the NYC Airporter’s uniformed sales agents wearing GREEN blazers or jackets (Winter) or white shirts (Summer) at our desk located at every terminal near the Ground Transportation Welcome Center and also outside of the baggage claim area.

LGA – NEWARK – Bus transfer is required

For Newark Airport from LGA and vice versa,  a bus transfer is required to our partner, Newark Airport Express Bus Services. For more information on Newark Airport transfers, see HERE.

Fast. Frequent, runs every 20-30min. Free WiFi

Ride in comfort! All of our LaGuardia Airport Shuttle buses are brand NEW, ADA accessible, white in color, hybrid coach buses each containing a seating capacity of 31 passengers. Get comfortable on leather reclining seats, an overhead storage compartment, and reading lights.

Free Wi-Fi on board! Buses are equipped with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, video monitors, and overhead temperature controls for your comfort.

Frequent Service all day long! Our buses depart approximately every 30 minutes on the hour from LGA, JFK, Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal.

FREE! After a comfortable ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan, directly board our complimentary van transfer that is available to all Midtown Manhattan Hotels located between 23rd and 63rd Streets. An up to date list of our hotel stops and more information can be viewed by clicking here.

LaGuardia Airport Terminal Map


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    all terminals

Look out for our FREE courtesy phones in every terminal located at the baggage claim area. Just dial 46 to contact our contact center.

LGA Airport Terminals – Airlines

Airline Terminal
Air Canada Airlines, AC Central Terminal
AirTran Airways Airlines, FL Central Terminal
American Airlines, AA Central Terminal
American Eagle Airlines, MQ Central Terminal
COMAIR, OH Delta Terminal
Delta Airlines, DL Marine Terminal
Delta Airlines, DL Delta Terminal
Frontier Airlines, F9 Central Terminal
JetBlue Airways Airlines, B6 Central Terminal
Southwest Airlines, WN Central Terminal
Spirit Airlines, NK Central Terminal
United Airlines, UA Central Terminal
US Airways Airlines, US US Air Terminal
US Airways Express, BK US Air Terminal