"I prefer to fly into LaGuardia..." LaGuardia Tip by SJM

LaGuardia, New York City: 41 reviews and 25 photos

I prefer to fly into LaGuardia for two reasons--baggage system is very quick and efficient, and it's the quickest route to the city if you're in a car/cab. (It's also the airport for United and American flights.) Newark is okay, but because it's in New Jersey, the cab fare is double (there's an inter-state tax), and the tunnel in heavy traffic is a nightmare. You can, however, take the Path/Subway from Newark which is helpful. (subway doesn't go to LaGuardia). JFK is very far away...I avoid it at all costs.
I recommend a balance of cabs and the subway. The Metro is one of the more efficient underground systems in the country, and often the best solution in traffic. It's also been cleaned up dramatically in the past 8-10 years, however I would not suggest using it at night. The cabs in NY are great, and I've only had one 'less-than-direct' experience in the 10+ years I've relied on them!

Directions: Queens. Can use M60, Q33 busses.
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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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