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Newark Liberty International Airport [EWR] – Ultimate Terminal Guide

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Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is the 12th busiest airport in the U.S. based on 2019 passenger numbers (46,336,452). EWR is a major hub for United Airlines, which operates from each of the airport’s 3 terminals and has sole occupation of Terminal C.

Although none of the airport’s 3 terminals are physically connected to each other, it’s easy to travel between them and the parking garages by hopping on the regular AirTrain service.

Quick Information

Airport: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Terminals: 3 total: Terminals A, B, and C
Airport Address: 3 Brewster Rd., Newark, NJ 07114
Distance From Midtown Manhattan: 15 miles (24 km)
Website: newarkairport.com
Phone Number: 973-961-6000
Flight Information: Departures and arrival information can be viewed online

EWR Terminal Map

Newark Liberty International Airport map
Image Credit: Newark Liberty International Airport

Airlines Operating from EWR

Terminal A

Terminal B

Terminal C

EWR Airport Terminals

Newark Airport is an oval shape, with 2 of the terminals, short-term parking lots, and road system on the inside and the departure concourses on the outside.

Terminals A and B are located next to each other, but are not directly connected via any walkways or bridges, and Terminal C is located a little further away. Passengers must ride the AirTrain or shuttle bus to connect between all 3 terminals.

Terminal A

Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal A
Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal A. Image Credit: Newark Liberty International Airport

Terminal A is the newest of all the terminals, having opened at the beginning of 2023. The bright and spacious terminal is a welcomed contrast to the old building and is able to accommodate an additional 4 million passengers annually. Flights within the U.S. and Canada operate from Terminal A.

Terminal A has 33 gates split across 3 concourses. Gates A1 to A6 are located in the south concourses, gates A8 to A27 are located in the east concourse, and gates A30 to A34 are located in the north concourse.

All concourses are served by 1 central security checkpoint, so passengers can walk freely between the 3 concourses without having to re-clear security. The majority of shops and restaurants can be found in the central atrium after you clear security, with only a small selection of concessions located near the gates.

Terminal A has a United Club and will eventually have 3 additional lounges — an American Admirals Club, a Delta Sky Club, and a signature American Express Centurion Lounge — due to open later in 2023.

Star Alliance passengers can connect to the other terminals by riding the courtesy shuttle bus departing from near gate A28. Other passengers will be required to exit the terminal, ride the AirTrain, and re-clear security at the next terminal.

Terminal B

Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B
Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B. Image Credit: Newark Liberty International Airport

Terminal B is the main international terminal at EWR and consists of 3 concourses. Concourse B1 has 10 gates numbered B40, B41A and B, B42, B44, B45A and B, B46, B46B, and B47; Concourse B2 has 8 gates numbered B51 to B58; Concourse B3 has 9 gates numbered B60 to B68.

There are not many shops and restaurants in the B2 concourse, so passengers will need to make use of the facilities within the other 2 concourses. As the 3 security checkpoints each lead into a specific concourse, passengers are not able to move freely between the 3 concourses without having to re-clear security again.

Terminal B has a British Airways Lounge, Delta Sky Club, Lufthansa Business and Senator Lounges, SAS Lounge, and a USO Lounge.

Terminal C

Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal C
Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal C. Image Credit: Newark Liberty International Airport

Terminal C is operated solely by United Airlines for domestic and international flights. Like the other terminals, Terminal C is split across 3 concourses — C1, C2, and C3.

Concourse C1 has 21 gates numbered C70 to C75, C80 to C88, and C90 to C99; Concourse C2 has 12 gates numbered C101 to C105 and C107 to C113; Concourse C3 has 19 gates numbered C120 to C123, C125-C128, C130V, W, X, Y, Z, and C132 to C139.

The 3 security checkpoints lead into a central concourse area, so there is no need to re-clear security to enjoy the terminal’s good selection of shops and restaurants.

Terminal C has a United Polaris Lounge and 2 United Club Lounges. To connect to Terminals A or B, passengers can ride the shuttle bus that departs from near gate C71.

Inter-terminal Transport

Walking

EWR’s 3 terminals are not directly connected, so passengers are not able to walk between connections and must ride the Air Train or terminal shuttle bus.

Newark Liberty International Airport Gate Walking Times
Image Credit: Newark Liberty International Airport

The above image shows the estimated walking times from when you have cleared the security checkpoint to the gate.

Passengers (excluding international arrivals) can freely walk between the 3 concourses in Terminals A and C as the security checkpoints lead into a central area. Passengers walking between concourses in Terminal B have to re-clear security as there is a checkpoint at the entrance of all 3 concourses.

Airside Transport (Inside the Secure Area)

Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal Shuttle Bus
Newark Liberty International Airport shuttle bus. Image Credit: Newark Liberty International Airport

United Airlines operates a courtesy shuttle bus to transport Star Alliance flight passengers between terminals.

These buses depart from near gates A28, B68, and C71 and run inside of the secure area, so passengers are not required to re-clear security on arrival at the next terminal. This excludes passengers arriving on international flights as they are required to pass through customs and immigration on arrival, which requires re-clearing security again.

Buses between Terminals A and C run from 4 a.m. to 12 a.m. and buses from Terminal B to Terminals A and C run from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Landside Transport (Outside of the Secure Area)

Newark Liberty International Airport Air Train
Newark Liberty International Airport AirTrain. Image Credit: Newark Liberty International Airport

The AirTrain is an easy mode of transport to get around Newark Airport, however, it operates outside of the secure area, so it’s necessary to re-clear security at the next terminal.

Within airport property, the train is free to ride, and this includes journeys between any of the terminals, parking lots, and rental car center. For journeys between the airport and Newark Liberty Airport Station, there is a fee of $8 (free for children under 11 years old). From Newark Liberty Airport Station, the journey time to the individual terminals are:

  • Terminal C: 7 minutes
  • Terminal B: 9 minutes
  • Terminal A: 15 minutes

Trains depart every 3 to 5 minutes from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. and every 15 minutes from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Security and Customs at EWR

There are 6 security checkpoints at Newark Airport — 1 in Terminal A, 3 in Terminal B, and 2 in Terminal C  — and updated waiting times can be viewed on the homepage of the airport’s website.

Customs and immigration can be found in Terminal B and Terminal C as these terminals operate international flights.

TSA PreCheck

EWR has dedicated TSA PreCheck lanes at each checkpoint in Terminals A, B, and C.

The airport also has a TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center located in Terminal C, level 1. The opening hours are Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Hot Tip: As one of the 5 worst U.S. airports for longest average security wait times, TSA Precheck has also launched the ability to create a reservation for your screening time — thus further reducing your time spent in line. 

Global Entry

EWR has Global Entry kiosks to expedite clearance of passengers arriving on international flights. For those passengers who have been conditionally approved and require an interview, there is an Enrollment Center in Terminal B on level 1, open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Enrollment on Arrival is available in Terminal B between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. and in Terminal C from 11 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Mobile Passport

EWR participates in Mobile Passport Control, and eligible passengers can present their instant receipt and passport to a CBP agent on arrival at the airport.

CLEAR

CLEAR allows expedited security clearance at EWR for approved members and is available in the following locations:

    • Terminal A: 4 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Terminal B, Concourse B2: 4:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Terminal C:
      • Standard security lane: 4:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Lane for PreCheck-eligible travelers: 4:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

EWR Airport Lounges

EWR has 10+ lounges with some exclusively for passengers flying in premium cabins or for elite tier frequent flyer members, and some available to purchase day passes. Many personal and business credit cards offer complimentary lounge access as well.

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LoungeLocationOpening Hours*Day Pass Fee per Person**
American Admirals ClubTerminal A (coming soon)TBD$79
British Airways LoungeTerminal B, near gates B50-B58Daily: 4:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.N/A
Centurion LoungeTerminal A (coming soon)TBDTBD
Terminal A (coming soon)TBDTBD
Terminal B, near gate B40Sunday to Friday: 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 5 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
N/A
Lufthansa Business LoungeTerminal B, near gate B68Monday and Tuesday: 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday to Sunday: 2:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
N/A
Lufthansa Senator LoungeTerminal B, near gate B68Monday and Tuesday: 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday to Sunday: 2:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
N/A
SAS LoungeTerminal B, near gate B60Temporarily closedN/A
Terminal A, near gate A27Daily from 5 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
$50
Terminal C, upper level near gate 74Daily from 5:15 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Terminal C, near gate C123Daily: 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
United Polaris LoungeTerminal C, between gates C102 and C120Daily: 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.N/A
USO Lounge
(Free for Active Military)
Terminal BDaily: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.N/A
Virgin Atlantic ClubhouseTerminal B, near gate B51Daily: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.$67.50

*Hours are subject to change without notice. Lounge access may be restricted at times due to capacity.
**Day Pass for any passenger. Lounges marked as N/A only allow entry for eligible passengers in their premium cabins, frequent flyer programs, or participating credit card programs.

Airport Dining and Drinks at EWR

EWR has 150+ restaurants, bars, cafes, and grab-and-go food outlets. The majority of restaurants are past security, but there is also a reasonable selection of places to grab a coffee or quick bite pre-security, especially in Terminal B.

The selection of eateries can be viewed on the airport’s website.

EWR Airport’s Free Wi-Fi and Charging Stations

EWR gives passengers access to free and unlimited Wi-Fi within the airport. To connect, select “_Free EWR WiFi.”

There is 24/7 Wi-Fi support by calling 800-880-4117.

Charging Stations are located in the following areas:

  • Terminal A: locations in the new terminal are currently undisclosed
  • Terminal B:
    • Concourse B1: near gates B40, B42, B44, B45, and B46
    • Concourse B2: near gates B51, B53, B55, B56, and B57
    • Concourse B3: near the B3 security checkpoint, near gates B60, B63, B64, B67, and in the central rotunda
    • Pre-security: in the food court outside Concourse B2 and in baggage claim
  • Terminal C:
    • Concourse C1: at every gate
    • Concourse C2: at every gate excluding gates C111 and C113
    • Concourse C3: at every gate
    • Pre-security: in baggage claim

Hot Tip: Charging stations all taken? No worries, check out our recommendations for the best power banks so you’re never without a charge.

EWR Airport Lost and Found

If a passenger loses an item on an airplane, then they should contact the applicable airline.

If an item was left at a security checkpoint, then the passenger should contact TSA at 908-787-0667.

For any other locations, passengers can report an item as lost online at the lost and found custodian website.

Additional Airport Information

Information Services

A welcome center is located in the arrivals hall of each terminal offering passenger information and assistance.

Travelers Aid

There is a travelers aid center at EWR in Terminal B that can also be contacted by calling 973-623-5052.

Children’s Play Areas

The new Terminal A has 3 children’s play areas, located near gates A3, A7, and A21. While there are no play areas in Terminals B or C, EWR still ranks as one of the most kid-friendly U.S. airports.

Baby Facilities

EWR has 10 nursing suites:

  • Terminal A: near the concourse restrooms after clearing security
  • Terminal B: B1 near gate B47, B2 just after security, and B3 at the entrance to the central rotunda
  • Terminal C: C1 near gate C80 and C3 near gates C120 and C122

Pet Relief Areas

While EWR doesn’t rank among the top 10 pet-friendly U.S. airports, the airport still offers designated enclosed pet relief areas located at:

  • Terminal A: at the north end of the arrivals curb and near the concourse restrooms after clearing security
  • Terminal B: B1 after the Delta Sky Club, B2 near gate B58, and B3 near gate B67
  • Terminal C: C3 near gate C131

Duty-free

Duty-free shopping is available in the following locations:

  • Terminal A: In the central plaza and near gate A3
  • Terminal B: In the B1 rotunda, B2 between security and the central rotunda, and in the B3 rotunda
  • Terminal C: C1 near gates C81 and at the entrance of C3

Smoking Areas

Designated smoking areas can be found outside of the terminals and includes electronic cigarettes.

Prayer

EWR has an interfaith chapel located between Concourses C1 and C2

Money

ATMs are located throughout all terminals, and foreign exchange services can be found in the following locations:

  • Terminal A: locations are not yet disclosed
  • Terminal B: near the entrance to the B1 central concourse, international arrivals, and in baggage claim
  • Terminal C: in the central area of the C1 concourse, near the C2 security checkpoint, C2 near gate C102, and C3 near gate C131

Luggage

EWR does not have any luggage storage facilities for passengers.

Important EWR Phone Numbers

General Inquiries: 973-961-6000

Parking: 888-397-4636

Valet parking: 973-961-6615

Travel to and From EWR

Transport Options

Newark Liberty International Airport Regional Trains
Newark Liberty International Airport train connections. Image Credit: Newark Liberty International Airport

Train

  • Amtrak: The AirTrain connects passengers to Newark Liberty Airport Station for Amtrak connections to Philadelphia, New York, and all over the northeast.
  • NJ Transit: NJ Transit routes are also available by connecting from the AirTrain at Newark Liberty Station. Various lines serve most of New Jersey and connect to Penn Station in Manhattan.
  • PATH: The Port Authority Trans-Hudson route runs from Newark Penn Station to World Trade Center in Manhattan. Passengers can pick up PATH services by riding NJ Transit or Amtrak services from the EWR rail station.

Bus

  • NJ Transit Bus: Newark Airport is served by bus routes 28, 37, 62, 67, and 107 and you can view the schedules depending on where you’re heading to.
  • Express Bus: You can take the Express Bus to New York City with the NYC stop, depending on which terminal you depart from at the airport. The service from Terminal A stops at Grand Central Station, the service from Terminal B stops at Bryant Park, and the service from Terminal C stops at the Port Authority Bus Terminal. These operate from 5 a.m. until 1 a.m. and cost $18 one-way or $30 return.

Shuttle

Shared-ride and private-ride shuttles are available to book on arrival at the welcome center of each terminal.

Taxi

Metered taxis are available from outside all terminals with taxis to New York City costing $50 to $70, depending on your destination (excluding tolls and tip). A $5 fuel surcharge is applicable for short journeys and $10 for longer journeys.

Ride Services

Uber and Lyft are both approved ride services permitted to operate to/from Newark Airport. Drop-offs are the same as regular passengers outside the applicable terminal on the departures level and arrivals are on the baggage level.

Directions by Car to EWR

Arriving From Midtown Manhattan

Take the Lincoln Tunnel and then the I-95 exit merging onto NJ-495 West. Use the left lanes to take the New Jersey Turnpike south exit and merge onto I-95 South. Take exit 14-14C towards US-1/US-9/US-22 and continue onto I-78 West. Take exit 57 towards US-1 South/US-9 South and use the left 2 lanes to exit to the airport.

Arriving From Philadelphia (the South)

Take I-95 North towards Elizabeth and take exit 13A towards Elizabeth Seaport/Newark Airport. Continue onto NJ-81 North and follow signs for US 1/US 9/Newark/Elizabeth. Use the left 2 lanes to take the exit towards US 1-9/Newark to the airport.

EWR Airport Parking Information

Newark Liberty International Airport Map parking
Image Credit: Newark Liberty International Airport

Official Airport Parking

Newark Airport offers short-term, daily, and long-term economy parking options to suit all budgets.

Short-term Parking

The short-term parking lots are located across from the terminals with a large uncovered lot serving Terminal B and covered parking lots outside Terminals A and C.

The rates are:

  • 30 minutes: $5.25
  • Each additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof: $5.25
  • Each additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof after 3 hours: $10.50
  • 24-hour maximum: $65 ($44 when pre-booked at least 24-hours in advance)

Daily Parking

The daily parking lot is P4 on the map and is accessible by riding the free AirTrain. There are 12 electric vehicle parking stations in this parking lot on the ground level. The cost of parking is slightly less than the short-term parking lots for a daily rate:

  • 30 minutes: $4.25
  • Each additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof: $4.25
  • Each additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof after 3 hours: $8.50
  • 24-hour maximum: $40 ($29 when pre-booked at least 24-hours in advance)

Long-term Parking

Long-term parking is available at the uncovered economy parking lot, located around 3 miles from the terminals. Regular shuttle buses operate every 5 to 7 minutes between the parking lot and terminals. Fees are:

  • First 24 hours: $29 ($21 when pre-booked at least 24-hours in advance)
  • Each subsequent 12-hour period or fraction thereof (after the first 24-hours): $14.50

Pick-up or Drop-off Parking

EWR has a cell phone waiting lot adjacent to the P4 parking garage. Family/friends can wait in their vehicles here until they receive a call from the passenger that they are ready for curbside pick-up.

Off-site and Hotel Parking

The cheapest parking available is not usually on airport property. Off-site lots and hotels will offer more competitive rates. All off-site lots operate a free airport shuttle service as they are located 2-3 miles away from the airport.

Daily parking starts at $11.90, which is a substantial saving compared to parking on airport property. Airportparkingreservations.com is a clear and easy-to-use website with several parking lots on offer.

Parking for Passengers With Disabilities

Parking for disabled passengers is available in all short-term parking lots with the following reduced daily rates:

  • 30 minutes: $4
  • Each additional 30 minutes or fraction thereof: $4
  • 24-hour maximum: $29

Hot Tip: If you’re looking for more information about traveling with a disability, explore our in-depth guide on navigating air travel with a disability.

Parking Contact Numbers

General parking inquiries: 973-961-6421

Car Rental at EWR Airport

Car rental companies are based at P3 station, accessible by riding the free Air Train. These are the rental companies at EWR:

Hot Tip: If you’re planning on heading into New York City, check out our tips for finding cheap car rentals in NYC.

EWR Airport Hotels

Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel
Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel. Image Credit: Marriott

There’s a wide range of hotels near EWR to suit all budgets. We’ve listed hotels below that are up to 4 miles from the airport (ordered by distance).

Most hotels offer courtesy shuttle services for customers among a whole host of facilities suitable for an airport stopover.

EWR Airport Hotels

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HotelAddress and Phone NumberStar Rating
Distance From the Airport (Miles)
Newark Liberty International Airport MarriottNewark Liberty International Airport 1 Hotel Rd., Newark, NJ 07114
973-623-0006
30
Hampton Inn Newark Airport450 US-1, Newark, NJ 07114
973-242-0900
40.6
Hilton Newark Airport1170 Spring St., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-351-3900
30.8
Wyndham Garden Hotel Newark Airport550 Route 1 South, Newark, NJ, 07114
973-824-4000
30.8
Holiday Inn Express Newark Airport – Elizabeth1128 Spring St., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-355-0500
30.8
Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel1000 Spring St., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-436-4600
30.9
Best Western Plus Newark Airport West101 International Way, Newark, NJ 07114
973-621-6200
31
Crowne Plaza Hotel-Newark Airport901 Spring St., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-527-1600
41.2
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Newark International Airport652 US Highway 1 and 9 South, Newark, NJ 07114
973-624-5300
31.2
Courtyard Newark Liberty International Airport600 US 1 & 9, Newark, NJ 07114
973-643-8500
31
Home2 Suites By Hilton Newark Airport620 Rte. 1 and 9 S, Newark, NJ 07114
973-589-3002
31.6
Holiday Inn Newark International Airport160 Frontage Rd., Newark, NJ 07114
973-589-1000
31.6
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport128 Frontage Rd., Newark, NJ 07114
973-690-5500
41.6
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Newark Airport20 Frontage Rd., Newark, NJ 07114
973-536-0482
21.8
Extended Stay America – Elizabeth – Newark Airport45 International Blvd., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-355-4300
22
Courtyard by Marriott Newark Elizabeth87 International Blvd., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-436-9800
32
Residence Inn by Marriott Newark Elizabeth/Liberty International Airport83 International Blvd., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-352-4300
32
Hampton Inn & Suites Newark Airport Elizabeth100 International Blvd., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-202-0020
42
Embassy Suites – Newark Airport95 International Blvd., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-558-0752
32
Hotel Riviera169 Clinton Ave., Newark, NJ 07108
908-824-6000
12.3
Courtyard by Marriott Newark Downtown858 Broad St., Newark, NJ 07102
908-848-0070
32.9
DoubleTree by Hilton Newark Penn Station1048 Raymond Blvd., Newark, NJ 07102
973-622-5000
43.1
TRYP by Wyndham Newark Downtown24 E Park St., Newark, NJ 07102
973-642-7100
33.3
Robert Treat Hotel, BW Premier Collection50 Park Pl., Newark, NJ 07102
973-622-1000
33.3
Red Carpet Inn – Newark Airport100 Union Ave., Irvington, NJ 07111
973-375-4102
23.5
Element Harrison – Newark399 Somerset St., Harrison, NJ 07029
973-484-5100
33.6
Hampton Inn & Suites Newark-Harrison-Riverwalk100 Passaic Ave., Harrison, NJ 07029
973-483-1900
33.9

Top 3 Hotel Stays Using Points

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HotelAddress and Phone NumberStar RatingDistance From the Airport (Miles)Hotel Loyalty ProgramPoint Redemption Cost
Newark Liberty International Airport MarriottNewark Liberty International Airport 1 Hotel Rd., Newark, NJ 07114
973-623-0006
30Marriott BonvoyFrom 32,000 Marriott Bonvoy points
Hampton Inn Newark Airport450 US-1, Newark, NJ 07114
973-242-0900
40.6Hilton HonorsFrom 37,000 Hilton Honors points
Hilton Newark Airport1170 Spring St., Elizabeth, NJ 07201
908-351-3900
30.8Hilton HonorsFrom 40,000 Hilton Honors points

Staying at the Marriott Newark Airport Hotel couldn’t possibly be more convenient. Not only is the hotel close enough to walk to EWR, but it’s also the only hotel that provides a 24-hour complimentary shuttle to every single terminal! Aviation fans will love that many rooms have views of the airport, so you can do some plane spotting while you sip your morning coffee. Award nights at the hotel start at around 32,000 points per night.

Hampton Inn Newark Airport offers a complimentary shuttle that will drop you off at the hotel’s front door, along with spacious and comfortable rooms to help you relax after a long day of traveling. The hotel also offers a free hot breakfast. Award nights at the hotel cost from 37,000 Hilton Honors points.

If you flew into Newark to catch a sporting event, Hilton Newark is the hotel for you. Not only will you be right near the airport, but you’ll also have easy access to the Prudential Center and MetLife Stadium. Don’t forget to take advantage of the 24-hour complimentary shuttle service, fitness center, and indoor pool! Award night redemptions start at 40,000 Hilton Honors points per night.

Hot Tip: If you’re looking to top off your points to stay at any of these options, see our guides on the best ways to earn more Marriott Bonvoy or Hilton Honors points.

Final Thoughts

As with most major U.S. airports, EWR is undergoing a huge redevelopment to accommodate growing passenger capacity.

The recent Terminal A redevelopment plan has built a 1 million square foot terminal that will be used for domestic operations and replaces the old Terminal A. Many of the facilities and gates opened at the beginning of 2023, with more set to open throughout the year.

EWR was known and criticized for its congested pick-up and drop-off areas and long security wait times, so the new Terminal A will give welcome relief to its occasional and frequent flyers.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get to Newark Airport from Manhattan?

Passengers can ride the NJ Transit train from Manhattan (New York Penn Station) to Newark Liberty Airport Station where it’s then necessary to connect to the AirTrain to reach the terminals.

How much is the train from Newark Airport to NYC?

The cost for a one-way ticket to ride the New Jersey Transit from the airport to New York Penn Station is $15.25. The journey takes around an hour.

Is Newark Airport easy to navigate?

Newark Liberty Airport is easy to navigate by riding the convenient AirTrain between terminals. Terminals A, B, and C are not connected to each other via walkways so it is best to ride the AirTrain with services running every 3 to 5 minutes during peak hours.

How early should you arrive at Newark Airport?

The standard industry recommended time to get to the airport is 2 hours for a domestic flight and 3 hours for an international flight. However, judgement should be made based on whether the airport has any current construction work that may cause delays or whether the airport is experiencing long security wait times.

Does Newark Airport close at night?

Although EWR does not close at night, passengers will be asked to move out of the secure area into the public areas of the airport. Once the security checkpoints open at around 4 a.m., passengers will be permitted back into the secure area for their flight.

What can you do on a long layover at Newark airport?

Each terminal at EWR has shops and restaurants, so passengers can do a bit of retail therapy or enjoy a meal while they wait. There are also 2 spas in Terminal C so passengers can enjoy a massage or a beauty treatment before their flight. The airport offers free unlimited Wi-Fi to help stay connected and pass the time.

How long does it take to get through customs at Newark airport?

There is no set time for how long it takes passengers to clear customs as this depends on your own personal status and how many other flights have arrived at the same time as yours. This could take 10 minutes or 2 hours!

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Amar is an avid traveler and tester of products. He has spent the last 13 years traveling all 7 continents and has put the products to the test on each of them. He has contributed to publications including Forbes, the Huffington Post, and more.

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