Airport Guide to Newark Liberty International (EWR)

Airport Name
Newark Liberty International Airport

Airport Location
The airport is located two miles south of Newark and 15 miles southwest of New York City.



973 961 6000

Airport Overview

Situated within the city limits of both Newark and Elizabeth in New Jersey, USA, Newark Liberty International is approximately 15 miles southwest of Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Having handled just over 33 million passengers in 2010, it is the United States’ tenth-busiest aerial hub.

Newark Liberty International comprises three passenger terminals: Terminal C consists of two ticketing levels, while Terminals A and B have four levels. Ticket counters are on the top floor, gates and shops are on the third floor, an international arrivals lounge (Terminal B) and baggage carousels are on the second floor, and short-term parking areas make up the ground floor. Each terminal features three concourses.

With clean amenities and a decent array of dining and shopping venues, quick check-in and security facilities and numerous transport options to and from the airport, Newark Liberty International is, in spite of its relatively small size, an efficient airport worthy of being the country’s fifth busiest international air gateway.

Terminal Transfer

The Airtran Newark transports passengers between the terminals free of charge, while a number of metered taxis also run between the terminals.

Getting into Town

Train: The Airtran Newark rail link connection runs between the Newark Liberty International Airport station and various parts of New York.

Taxi: Taxis offer transport between the terminals and to Newark and into New York City.

Bus: Coach USA runs the Newark Airport Express to Grand Central Station in New York City. Journey time is 90-120 minutes.

Car Parking

With 17,000 bays scattered across six lots, parking is plentiful at Newark Liberty International. Both short- term and long-term economy parking are available.

Information Desks

Multi-lingual customer service personnel wearing red jackets provide assistance and information throughout the terminals, while Travellers Aid services are offered at the ground transportation counters in each terminal.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs and currency exchange.

Luggage: There are lost-and-found facilities, although no left-luggage storage due to nationwide security regulations.

Conference and business: All terminals have Internet-equipped business facilities, including fax machines, computers, photocopiers and courier counters. Conference rooms are only accessible via club and airline lounges; however, the Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott (located on-site) provides access to 19 meeting rooms, in addition to a fully equipped business center.

Other facilities: A chapel, medical center and baby-care amenities.

Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminals. There are also a number of fixed Internet stations situated at various locations.

Shopping: Popular retail outlets in Terminal A include Creative Kids Stuff, Hudson News, Rose Valenti, Taxco Sterling, Touchco Sterlin, while shops in Terminal B include America!, Hudson News, Swatch and a number of duty-free stores. Terminal C is home to Altitunes, America!, Brookstone, CNBC News, Gadget Express, Hudson News and Booksellers, Hugo Boss, Lacoste, L’Occitane, MAC, Sunglass Hut and The Body Shop.

Food and drink: Each terminal features numerous bars, cafes and restaurants, namely Abica Coffee, Cheeburger Cheeburger, Currito Cantina, Dunkin Donuts, Earl of Sandwich, Java Moon Cafe, Phillips Seafood, Ruby Tuesday, Subway, Villa Pizza, Chilli’s Too, Currito’s Burritos, Famous Famiglia, Sam Adam’s Bar, Sora Sushi, Starbucks Coffee, Wendy’s, Asian Chao, Balducci’s, Brooklyn Deli, Crumbs Bake Shop, Gallagher’s Steakhouse, Grand Central Oyster Bar, Guinness Pub, Heineken Lounge, Jamba Juice, Juan Valdez, McDonald’s, Smashburger and Wok and Roll.


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