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Driving Directions to LaGuardia Airport

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Art deco doors at LaGuardia Airport's Marine Air Terminal

Photo (c) Vidiot

LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is in northern Queens, just off the Grand Central Parkway. It's straight forward to reach unless traffic gets in your way, so give yourself plenty of time.

Directions to LaGuardia From Manhattan

  • Midtown Tunnel
    From the Midtown Tunnel continue on the Long Island Expressway (LIE) east to the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE). Follow the BQE east to the Grand Central east. You'll only be on the Grand Central for an exit. Take exit 7 for LaGuardia's Central Terminal (A, B, C, D), Delta Terminal, and US Airways Terminal. Take the Grand Central to exit 5 for the Marine Air Terminal and the Delta Shuttle.
  • RFK (Triborough) Bridge
    From the bridge, you'll be on the Grand Central Parkway heading east. Take it to exit 7 for the Central Terminal (A, B, C, D), the Delta Terminal, and the US Airways Terminal. (Or exit 5 for the Marine Air Terminal and the Delta Shuttle.)

Directions to LaGuardia From Brooklyn

  • Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE)
    Follow the BQE east to the Grand Central east. You'll only be on the Grand Central for an exit. Take exit 7 for the Central Terminal (A, B, C, D), the Delta Terminal, and the US Airways Terminal. (Or exit 5 for the Marine Air Terminal and the Delta Shuttle.)
  • Jackie Robinson Parkway
    Follow the Jackie Robinson east to the Grand Central Parkway west. On the Grand Central, take exit 7 for the Central Terminal (A, B, C, D), the Delta Terminal, and the US Airways Terminal. (Or exit 5 for the Marine Air Terminal and the Delta Shuttle.)

Directions to LaGuardia From Long Island

  • Northern State Expressway
    Proceed to the Northern State west. The Northern State Parkway becomes the Grand Central Parkway in Queens. Follow it to exit 7 for the Central Terminal (A, B, C, D), the Delta Terminal, and the US Airways Terminal. (Or exit 5 for the Marine Air Terminal and the Delta Shuttle.)
  • Long Island Expressway (LIE)
    From the LIE, go west until the Grand Central (in Queens, at Flushing Meadows). Take the Grand Central west. Take it to exit 7 for the Central Terminal (A, B, C, D), the Delta Terminal, and the US Airways Terminal. (Or exit 5 for the Marine Air Terminal and the Delta Shuttle.)

Directions to LaGuardia From the North (the Bronx, Connecticut, and Upstate New York)

Follow I-95 south to I-678 for the Whitestone Bridge. Follow the Whitestone Expressway west. It will merge with the Grand Central Expressway. Continue to exit 7 for LaGuardia.

Directions to LaGuardia From the West and South (New Jersey)

From the George Washington Bridge (I-95) follow the signs to the Major Deegan Expressway (I-87). Follow the Major Deegan to Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (I-287, formerly the Triborough Bridge) and the Grand Central Expressway. Continue on the Grand Central to exit 7 for most LGA terminals.

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