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You do not want to take a bus-only trip from La Guardia to Times Square; it would take too long. You will want to transfer to the subway. I don't know about buying MetroCards at La Guardia, since I live in New York. Many years ago, I did once try to buy or refill one there, without success. I ended up taking a taxi (at the time I lived close to the ...


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Starting from London, the quickest option is to take BA1 from LCY to JFK on the "babybus". That undergoes pre-clearance at Shannon in Ireland whilst refueling, and so lands as a "domestic" flight. Hand baggage only, you can get from jetty to cab/taxi in under 5 minutes (3 isn't impossible!) Next quickest from the arrivals perspective is to fly from London (...


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The answer depends not only on the airport, but also on the airline (as there are multiple immigration/customs areas in each airport) and the time of day. The US CBP has a website where you can check the historic wait times for each airport at various times of day - both average and maximum wait times. http://awt.cbp.gov/ Select your airport/terminal, and ...


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There’s a shuttle bus service between the New York and New Jersey airports. That’d be the easiest and cheapest (in terms of reasonable solutions). https://www.nycairporter.com/ourservices/laguardia-to-newark-airport/ Note that traffic in the NYC area can be unpredictable especially if there are road closures due to visiting dignitaries. You should plan to ...


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TL;DR: which checked bags: no. Without checked bags, very risky. From the information provided, we can guess that: your first flight is AA1608, which is scheduled to arrive at 3:02 pm at LGA, but is often delayed your second flight is AA1416, departing at 5:10 pm from JFK. If you have checked baggage, the deadline for an international flight is 60 minutes ...


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As a New Yorker who has flown into LaGuardia multiple times, I cannot recommend a taxi or any other car service. The line for taxis is always incredibly long, and there are way too many cars trying to get in and out of the airport. The M60 bus is perfect for your purposes. If you are staying at Times Square, take it to 116th St/Columbia University and ...


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With two kids that have just gotten off a flight and a bunch of luggage, my vote would strongly be a taxi or car. It's going to be a long slow ride, worse yet if you transfer to the subway and have to get the kids and bags up and down the stairs and on and off of crowded trains. It's not a good way to start a vacation. You might consider a car service ...


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For the life of me I could not come up with a single itinerary that will fly Miami to JFK then LaGuardia to Zurich. So if this is the case there are 2 different itineraries in play then you will need to collect your luggage and re-check it at the next airport to your final destination, which has been discussed in many forms on this site already: Re-...


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When you fly from the US to Europe, the bag could be checked through to its final destination except if you have an airport change e.g. from LGA to JFK or EWR. If you have an airport change, then the baggage label / ticket is not for the final destination. It is generally not worth doing an airport change. First you have to pick your luggage up and then you ...


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JFK is not as bad These days, not if you're a British citizen, because you can use the APC kiosks which generally reduces waiting times significantly. They're also available at EWR, the less busy Airport.


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10:27am to 11:54am is insanely tight. The domestic to international MCT at JFK is 1:15 so I think the booking is possible but JFK is notorious for issuing impossible MCTs (at one point United was selling a ticket with a transfer time of 30 minutes to a different terminal!). So you are a full 12 minutes above the official unrealistic MCT. Nope. You land at ...


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LGA to Manhattan: M60 bus from LGA to Manhattan. Manhattan to JFK: Take the E line from Manhattan to the Jamaica-179th Station and then the Q2 bus to JFK. Each one will take about an hour. It looks like you're already deducting the 2h early you're supposed to get to the airport from the window (9am to 5:30pm is 8h30m) so I guess doing it this way would ...


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The Q70 doesn't go to Manhattan. You take the Q70 from LGA to Roosevelt Ave. Then take either the E or F to Midtown (Carnegie Hall is on W57th Street) or near Times Square or further Downtown. To get back, take the E to Sutphin Boulevard, then take the AirTrain to JFK. The AirTrain is $5 more but much faster then the bus. You can substitute the Long ...


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JFK gives you straightforward public transit options. You can take the AirTrain people-mover to the Sutphin Blvd subway station, and then it's a straight shot on the J/Z line to Flushing Av (J) or Myrtle Av (Z) which are within a few blocks of your destination. Total cost $7.75 per person. From LGA, you could take one of several buses and connect to the ...


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Karlson's answer certainly wins out in terms of money... but for comfort and speed, with four people, each carrying luggage, I'd say a Taxi will probably win out handily for comfort and speed. Going from LGA to Midtown Manhattan should cost about 30-40 bucks (total), including tip, depending on traffic, and the trip should take about 45 minutes. Arriving at ...


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I live right near Penn Station. This is how I do it. I take the the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) from Penn to Woodside. That's a 15-minute journey, max, and the trains leave about every 20 minutes, max. If you buy a ticket before you get on the train, it's about $8. Then, I take the LaGuardia link from across the road at Woodside ($2.75, but you have to ...


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Given LaGuardia's location you will have to use Ground Transportation irrespective of where you're coming from at some point of your journey. The simplest way to get from LaGuardia to Penn Station would be to use the NYC Airporter or a cab. Price will vary but would be as close to a door-to-door as you can get. Otherwise if you feel like using public ...


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Your best option if you decide to take public transportation you should take M60-SBS directly into Manhattan or you could stop at Astoria Blvd, and change for N, Q subway trains, which will take about 10-15 minute ride to Manhattan's West Side conditions permitting. The bus has low ramps for easier access with luggage. You can take Q70 bus to the F Train ...


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I have taken the M60 to/from LGA, as well as the Q33* and Q70. Mid-day is less crowded generally, but there are no guarantees for anything. Also, very important, major construction just started at LGA. As for the M60, since it is so popular, it sees a lot of frequency. If it's crowds you want to avoid and can spare a bit of time, you will often see one ...


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You could go by bus with Hampton Jitney. However, you will need to take a taxi or Uber from LGA to their bus station “Queens Airport Connection - Eastbound” which is not far from LGA. See the website for more details.


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Yes, 3:10 is almost always sufficient. Few points: My first option would be Uber, then a Cab. You can also pre-book a limo. If you prefer a shared van, ask if you are at the last stop at LGA which is likely if you arrive at the Central Terminal. If traffic on the Van Wyck is really backed up, you can get dropped off at the Air Train station in Jamaica and ...


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If you are taking a cab, there's no problem, three hours is plenty. As per this flyertalk post it's a a ten minute walk from gate to the cab stand if you have no luggage. As per the official page you need at least 30 minutes to get from LGA to JFK. So you have close to two and half hours if using a cab at JFK which is enough even at JFK. Even with traffic ...


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I'm not a local and have never taken this bus, but in general reviews confirm your view that in the mornings and evenings this bus is at best a nightmare. It's not easy to filter those reviews for time, but I found one that was around noon (slightly earlier) and it was very positive: I had to write this to try to swing the balance of these posts in ...


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I would suggest getting a cab it would just seem to be more convenient and you would also be rest assured and wouldn't worry due to baggage and kids as they wouldn't be getting up moving around or sitting elsewhere as you would be in a cab instead of a bus


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Yes you will need to collect your bag on arrival at JFK because you will need to transport it to LGA The best mode of transport is probably to take a cab. But that depends on your definition of "best".


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It sounds like you are booking two separate flights - one to JFK; and then another separate trip outbound from LGA. These are unrelated; which means that your luggage won't be checked through, and you'll have to check in at LGA to receive your boarding pass for the second flight. So to answer your question regarding the delay - it is solely your ...


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You will need a visa for the US. Transit as a concept does not exist in US Airports, and as a result, everyone either needs US Citizenship, an ESTA (Visa Waiver) if part of the list of countries eligible for the Visa Waiver Program in the Unites States. Seeing as you're from Lagos (Nigerian citizen I assume?), you aren't eligible for the VWP, and as such ...


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