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I flew from LGA last week on a 5:50PM flight and it took 1 hour 20 mins to get into airport from the freeway exit, through airport traffic to long-term parking lot and shuttle to terminal B. I have a 6:30AM Delta flight next Thurs, 5/31 and will have someone drop me off at the airport. Any idea how much time I need to allow for airport construction delays at that time of the morning? Thanks.
Luckily early morning is not nearly as bad.
Great. Thank you.
I have read that with the mess at LGA it is better to go to another terminal to get ground transportation into the city. I am planning to take Uber or Lyft---which terminal would it be best to go to from Terminal B to catch a ride share (I've read that the ride share lot they take you to for Terminal B is a mess). Also, is ride share a better choice into Manhattan or the bus to the subway?

Thanks,

Sue
Just try to take the bus to the subway is my recommendation. Everything involving Terminal B is just such a mess right now.
Last departure at LGA was in December '16 when the traffic pattern around the ongoing construction was outrageous. I have been led to believe that things have improved significantly. Leaving early this Friday and I'm still concerned. Have things improved or do I have to leave Manhattan (usually a 15 minute drive to LGA) 4 hours before my flight? Thanks in advance.
Things have improved but it's still messed up. Leave an hour earlier than you normally would. I've just started flying out of Newark until the construction is done.
Thanks. I can manage that.
I have a connecting flight from LaGuardia to Newark Liberty. I'll be arriving to New York by 0840pm, then departs in New Jersey by 0100am for an international flight. There will be no shuttles after 0830pm and I only have 4 hrs spare time to complete everything. Private shuttle costs $200, commute costs 3 hrs travel. Any suggestions on how to make it the reliable way? I'm not sure of taxi availability on a Monday night in LaGuardia and degree of traffic and really concerned if I'll make it safely.
Departing 6 AM United from Terminal B Sept 3rd. With construction will a cab be able to get us to curbside check in?
They should be able to get you to the departures level of Terminal B. If you plan to arrive at 4 AM you should avoid the traffic.
Thanks!
Just realized I'm arriving at Marine Air terminal. What are transportation options to get to Harlem area? I assume there are cabs. Didn't see any bus stops right outside terminal. If needed I assume there is an airport shuttle that would get me back to main terminals if needed to catch transport from there?
Airport transit is severely screwed up by construction and the Marine Air Terminal is the least screwed up.The M60SBS bus no longer goes to the MAT, There is a bus that goes straight south from the MAT I suggest that if you want to take public transit that you look at an up to date map from the MTA.
Flying in 8/24 and hearing news about traffic being at stand still. Wondering if best served just walking to LaGuardia Plaza Hotel or if a car service would be best. If walking are there sidewalks to and from that area?
What terminal are you flying into?
Terminal B. Southwest
Which terminal do domestic United flights land in? Will the MTA bus routes serve that terminal, or is maintenance going on that would affect them?
All United flights arrive and depart from Terminal B. The M60 SBS bus is still operating to Terminal B but now operates on the upper level (departures). https://bustime.mta.info/m/?q=M60-SBS
I have a 2:15 flight out of the Marine Air Terminal (terminal A) and unfortunately the bus taking me to the airport will get me there about 1:05-1:10 and only stops at Terminal D. Is this enough time to get between terminals and check a bag?
Yes, that should be enough time. The Route A bus will take about 5-10 minutes to get to the MAT from Terminal D.
What is the best way to retrieve my bags from American Airlines baggage and meet my party at Delta baggage area.
The only way is the inter-terminal shuttle bus.