Newark airport: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

Newark Liberty International Airport

Newark airport in the American state of New Jersey is also called Newark Liberty International Airport. Newark is only 25 kilometers from Manhattan (New York) and handles approximately 33 million passengers per year. This makes Newark the fifth busiest airport of the United States.

The airport has three terminals, which are connected by a (free) AirTrain. This monorail takes you to another terminal in 5 minutes. All terminals handle both domestic and international flights.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: EWR
ICAO airport code: KEWR

Transport

Local transport

Train

The Newark Liberty Airport train station lies next to the terminals. The AirTrain stops regularly at all terminals, parking facilities, car rental agencies and the train station. The AirTrain at the airport is for free. A trip by monorail to the train station takes about 10 minutes. NJ Transit and Amtrak have fast connections. A trip to New York by train takes 30 minutes. For more information, please go to the American Railways website.

Car and bus

The airport is located 3 kilometers south of Newark and about 25 kilometers south west of downtown New York: Manhattan. From Manhattan, you can get to the airport (through the Holland Tunnel) by taking Highway 78. From New Jersey you can take Highway 95. The airport is on the New Jersey Turnpike (toll), New Jersey's most important highway.

Newark Liberty Airport Express- busses run regularly between the terminals and the (Port Authority) bus terminal, Bryant Park (5th Av.) and Grand Central Station (NJ Transit bus services: 37, 40, 62 and 67). The bus fare is almost the same as the train. For more information, please go to the NJ Transit website.

Car rental Newark Liberty International Airport

Car rental agencies are located at P2 and P3: Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National and Enterprise. You can also book a rental car in advance at EasyTerra, this website compares multiple car rental agencies and their rates simultaneously.

Taxi

Taxicabs are available in front of the terminals. A trip to Manhattan costs approximately USD 55.00. Please, only take an official taxi. Go to the (transport) information desk, offices, bus stops or taxi stands for secure transport. You can also contact one of many limousine services (tel. +1(0)800 258 3826).

Parking at the airport

There are several parking facilities. Short term parking (A, B and C) is available at the terminal: rate max. USD 33.00 per day. P1, P3 and P4 are for day parking: rate max. USD 24.00 per day. There is a free AirTrain to the parking spaces and a shuttle bus to (Economy) long term parking at P6 and P7: rate max. USD 18.00 per day. P4 has valet parking: rate max. USD 40.00 per day. For more information about parking, please contact (tel. +1(0)973 961 6421).

Services

Services

Hotels

The Marriot hotel (tel. +1(0)973 623 0006) is located at the airport. A little further is the Best Western Newark Airport West (tel. +1(0) 973 621 6200) and the Crown Plaza Hotel (tel. +1(0)800 556 5565). For more hotels and on line reservations, please visit Booking.com. This website offers a wide range of hotels, at competitive (internet) rates.

Shopping and dining

All terminals have shops, restaurants and (snack) bars. Terminal C (after the safety check) has the most shops and restaurants.

Baggage

For lost and found items please contact (TSA) tel. +1(0)908 787 0667 or The Port Authority (airport owner) tel. +1(0)691 6243. 

Information

All terminals have service desks (tel. +1(0)973 623 5052) that have information about the airport and timetables. On the entire airport there are multilingual staff (wearing red jackets) that can provide all sorts of information.

Business

The Marriot Hotel (tel. +1(0)973 623 0006) has office and meeting rooms. Furthermore, all terminals have extensive business facilities available, such as fax, computer, and photocopying facilities. There are several lounges with meeting rooms.

Access for disabled people

Newark Liberty has toilets for people with reduced mobility and telephones for the hearing impaired. At the parking facilities, a few parking spaces have been reserved for disabled people. Furthermore, the airport has wheelchair ramps and adapted elevators and toilets.

Other services

All terminals have banks, exchange offices and ATMs. Fast and wireless internet is available everywhere around the check-in desks and the gates (tel. +1(0)800 550 5030).

Contact

Contact

Address

Newark Liberty International Airport
Tower Road, Building 10
Newark, NJ 07114
United States of America

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +1(0)973 961 6000
Fax: +1(0)2 7485 4010
Email: via contact form

Airport codes

IATA airport code: EWR
ICAO airport code: KEWR

Websites