Passenger guide - Newark New Jersey airport (EWR)  9.1

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Newark New Jersey airport (EWR)

Newark Liberty International Airport, opened on October 1, 1928, is one of the most modern in the country. It serves the state of New Jersey and the entire New York area, together with JFK and La Guardia airports. It operates with domestic flights and international destinations in every continent.

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Number of Terminals - 3 - Terminals A, B and C. Open 24 hours a day. The free AirTrain connects all terminals with each other and the parking lots.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 40.3 million passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +1 973 961 6000. In the baggage reclaim area of every terminal there are information booths and there are assistants in red uniforms throughout the enclosure.



The airport is located 3 km (2 miles) to the south of Newark and 26 km (16 miles) southwest from New York.

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Inside car park P2:

Advantage (Tel +1 800 777 5500 - 24 hours a day)
Alamo (Tel +1 973 849 4315 / 877 222 9075 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +1 800 527 0700 - 24 hours a day)
Dollar (Tel +1 800 800 4000 - 24 hours a day)
Payless (Tel +1 973 242 2124 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +1 800 331 3550)

Inside car park P3:
Avis (Tel +1 973 961 4300 / 800 230 4898 - 24 hours a day)
Enterprise (Tel +1 973 792 0312 / 800 736 8222 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 973 621 2000 / 800 654 3131 - 24 hours a day)
National (Tel +1 973 849 2060 / 888 826 6890 - 24 hours a day)

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The airport has currency exchange bureaus, ATMs, VIP lounges, charging stations, public telephones and free Wi-Fi access for 30 minutes. The Marriott hotel, located inside the enclosure, provides business facilities and meeting rooms.

Food and Drinks- There is a large variety of options inside the three terminals, including restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops, bars, icecream stores and pizza places. Subway, in Terminal B, and Dunkin' Donuts, in Terminal C, are open 24 hours a day.
Shopping- Duty-free shops in the Departures sector of each terminal. There are also newsagents, gift shops and retailers selling books, toys, electronics, jewellery, clothing, accessories.
Baggage- left luggage in Terminal C, between baggage carousels 8 and 9. Carts available also at the baggage claim zone. For enquiries about lost property, call Tel +1 908 787 0667.
Other Services- Gas station, medical center, baby changing facilities, shoeshines, chapel, spas, art museum, quiet room.


Bus - There are services from NJ Transit (Tel +1 973 275 5555) to the city, many of which have connections with buses to New York City. Tickets cost USD1.60.
Coach USA (Tel +1 877 863 9275) operates the Newark Airport Express between the airport and New York City, running every 30 minutes from 4:00 am to 2:00 am. The fare is USD16.00 and journey time is 90-120 min. Stops include Grand Central Station, Bryant Park and Port Authority Bus Terminal.
Trans-Bridge Lines (Tel +1 610 868 6001) provides daily transport to Allentown, South Bethlehem, Easton, Phillipsburg, Quakertown, Doylestown, Dublin, Lahaska, New Hope, Lambertville, Clinton, Flemington and Branchburg, with fares of USD25.00-29.00. Buses can be boarded on level 1, outside the luggage recollection area of the three terminals.
There are also shared van services that can be booked at the information desks.

Train - The AirTrain transfers passengers to the airport station (fee: USD5.50). There you can use services from Amtrak (Tel +1 800 872 7245), on the Northeast Regional line, to Boston, Providence, Hartford, New York, Washington DC, Richmond, Petersburg, Norfolk and Virginia Beach. There are also NJ Transit trains (Tel +1 973 275 5555) headed for Newark Penn Station (USD8.50, 6-7-minute trip) and New York (USD13.00, 30-min. journey), between 5:00 am and 2:00 am. At Penn Station you can make connections to PATH trains (Tel +1 800 234 7284) headed for Jersey City, Hoboken and Manhattan.

Taxi - Cabs available outside every terminal. The fare to downtown Newark is around USD15.00-18.00 (25-40 minutes), while to New York it is USD50.00-70.00 (30-60 min.)


Inside the airport grounds is found the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott (Tel +1 973 623 0006). There are many alternatives nearby, usually with courtesy shuttles to and from the enclosure. In the baggage reclaim halls there are courtesy phones to make reservations. Wyndham Garden Newark Airport (Tel +1 973 824 4000), Best Western Plus Newark Airport West (Tel +1 973 621 6200), Hilton Newark Airport (Tel +1 908 351 3900), Holiday Inn Newark Airport (Tel +1 973 242 0900), Hampton Inn Newark-Airport (Tel +1 908 355 0500), Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel (Tel +1 908 436 4600), Crowne Plaza Newark Airport Hotel (Tel +1 908 527 1600), Motel 6 Elizabeth - Newark Liberty Intl Airport (Tel +1 908 353 1365), Courtyard Newark Liberty International Airport (Tel +1 973 643 8500).


Several parking areas available for short and long stays. There are also charging stations for electric vehicles and valet parking service next to the P4 lot. More information: Tel +1 888 397 4636 / 973 961 6421. Rates

Lots A, BC- Covered parking for short stays opposite the terminals.
P1 & P3- Outdoor areas for long periods, connected to the terminals via the AirTrain.
P4- Garage located close to Terminal C, for long-term parking, with access to the AirTrain service.
P6- Remote and cheap sector for long stays, with complimentary shuttles.


There are access ramps, lifts, accessible drinking fountains, adapted restrooms and telephones, relief areas for service animals, electric carts for passenger transport in Terminal C and reserved parking spaces near the entrances to the terminals. The transportation systems are accessible for people with reduced mobility. To request wheelchairs, contact your airline prior to your arrival.

Latest updates: November, 02, 2017
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