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Newark Liberty International

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

Location

The airport is located two miles (3km) south of Newark, 16 miles (26km) southwest of New York.

Getting to the city

Newark Liberty International Airport offers travellers a wide range of Ground Transportation services. There are taxis, buses, shuttles, and limousines available in front of and beside all three terminals. Ground Transportation Information counters, located on the lower baggage claim level of all terminals provide information and reservations for buses, shared-ride vans and limousines. The AirTrain connects to regional and commuter trains. New Jersey Transit buses have various routes to destinations in New Jersey and Penn Station in Newark; bus 107 has a direct service to New York City. The Newark Liberty Airport Express provides a bus service approximately every 30 minutes to Manhattan and SuperShuttle Manhattan is a shared minibus service, which goes to all areas of Manhattan, including hotels.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 973 961 6000.

Car rental

Car rental companies include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National and Enterprise. The AirTrain links the terminals to the airport car rental offices; Enterprise is linked by a further courtesy vehicle to its office adjacent to the airport.

Airport Taxis

Ground Transportation Information is available in the baggage claim/arrival areas of each terminal. A taxi can be requested from a uniformed taxi dispatcher and should cost between US$50 and US$75 to destinations in Manhattan.

Transfer between terminals

The AirTrain is a free service that ferries passengers between the three terminals.

Facilities

All terminals have ATMs and bureaux de change, a wide selection of bars, shops and restaurants and business facilities including fax, photocopying and courier services. Data ports can be found next to most public telephones in all terminals. Wireless Internet is also available at all terminals. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs should ideally contact their airline or travel agent in advance.

Parking

There is short-term parking next to the terminals. Daily parking is a few minutes away on the free AirTrain and Economy parking is 20 minutes from the terminals via a free shuttle bus. In addition to the on-airport parking lots listed above, there are a number of privately operated parking lots located near the airport; see the airport website for details. Valet Parking is also available. Signs to the parking facilities are colour coded to indicate their proximity to the terminals.

Departure Tax

Passenger Facility Charge US$4.50

Website

www.newarkairport.com


Newark Liberty International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.