Whether you fly into JFK or La Guardia, you will be pretty far from the city when you land. Getting from La Guardia (LGA) to Manhattan:From La Guardia Terminal B, take the Q70-SBS bus to Roosevelt Av/74 Street stop. From there you can connect to the NYC Metro and buy the 7-day Metro pass (tip #6) or a single ticket for $2.75 (plus $1 for the card). Then take the Long Beach line, Babylon line, or the E line into Manhattan and to your hotel. Find Cheap AccommodationHotels in New York City are notoriously expensive, even for low quality digs.