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The total driving distance from LGA to JFK is 12 miles or 19 kilometers.
Your trip begins at LaGuardia Airport in New York, New York. It ends at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, New York.
If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from LGA to JFK so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.
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Taxi and buses are available from La Guardia Airport (LGA) to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). According to the Port Authority, ignore offers of transportation from solicitors in the terminal and stick with ground transportation offered by authorized transportation services at the airports.
Taxis are available at the taxi stands located outside each terminal. You may like to call the company directly at 1(800)-AIR-RIDE.
Please note that New York City cabs are limited to four passengers and the minivans take up to five. There is a peak-time surcharge between the hours of 4 to 8 pm on weekdays.
NYC Airporter is an express shuttle bus between LGA and JFK. It is the most economical way to travel between both airports. The bus departs every 30 minutes on the hour from each terminal at both airports. Airporter’s sales agents wear green blazers or white shirts and their desk is located at every terminal at the Ground Transportation Welcome Center. You can find them just outside of the baggage claim area as well.
Most importantly when planning transportation between airports you must factor in your travel time. Travel time will depend on the time of the day and day of the week. It also depends on road conditions and events in NYC.
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