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Newark Liberty Airport

General information

Newark Liberty Airport is a big international airport in the State of New Jersey, the airport is located close to New York, Newark (285,000 inhabitants) and Jersey City (265,000 inhabitants). The capital of New Jersey is Trenton, near Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. Newark Liberty Airport is one of United Airlines’ hubs. The airport is widely used by travellers who want to visit New York, the largest city in the United States. There are three international airports in close proximity of Manhattan, New York: New York JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport and New York LaGuardia Airport. An excellent hotel within walking distance of terminals TA, TB and TC is Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott.


Where is Newark Liberty Airport situated?

The airport is located south of Newark and southwest of Jersey City and New York. By car, you can get to Newark Liberty Airport via highway U.S. Route 1/9.

How many terminals does Newark Liberty Airport have?

The airport has three terminals (A, B, C) and three runways. The terminals are located close together, yet connected by an automated people mover system called AirTrain. The Newark Airport AirTrain connects the terminals with car parks P1, P2, P3, P4 and Newark Liberty International Airport Station. At this station, you can transfer to New Jersey Transit and Amtrak trains.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Newark Liberty Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United States.

Airport Distance
New York LaGuardia Airport 27km
New York JFK Airport 34km
Philadelphia Airport 128km



The distance from Newark Liberty Airport to the centre of New York is 25 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of New York.

From EWR Airport to New York City centre by Car
25 km
40 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Newark Liberty Airport by public transport. Visit the Newark Liberty Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Newark Liberty Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of New York is about $ 60.-. Book your taxi at Newark Liberty Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From EWR Airport to New York City centre by Taxi
25 km
40 min
$ 60.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Newark Liberty Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Sixt, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Newark Liberty Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Newark Liberty Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Newark Liberty Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Newark Liberty Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Newark Liberty Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Newark Liberty Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • United Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines
  • British Airways


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Newark Liberty Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Crowne Plaza JFK Airport New York City, an IHG Hotel, Queens

Located 2 km from John F. Kennedy International Airport, the Crowne Plaza JFK Airport New York City boasts a fitness centre, on-site restaurant and a business centre. Modernly decorated accommodation is equipped with free WiFi.


Hilton New York JFK Airport, Queens

This hotel boasts free airport shuttle services to John F. Kennedy International Airport, which is 1.6 km away. A seasonal indoor pool and on-site restaurant are also featured at this Jamaica, Queens hotel.

Hotels in New York

Looking for the best hotels in New York? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hotel Boutique at Grand Central, New York

Offering a restaurant and a fitness centre, Hotel Boutique at Grand Central is a 2 minutes' walk from Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. High-speed WiFi is provided. Each room features a flat-screen TV with streaming capabilities.


Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown, New York

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown is located in the heart of Downtown Manhattan in TriBeCa, less than 700 meters from the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and scenic waterfront Seaport District.


The Muse New York, New York

This 4-star hotel located in Manhattan’s theater district is 650 metres from Rockefeller Center. The boutique hotel is eco-friendly. It features a state-of-the-art fitness centre and rooms with a 37-inch flat-screen TV.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Newark Liberty Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


NYC: SUMMIT One Vanderbilt Experience Ticket

Witness the views over New York City with a ticket to SUMMIT One Vanderbilt. Ascend 93 floors and step into an immersive, multi-sensory art experience with sweeping 360-degree views of the city.


NYC: 1-Hour Cruise Around Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

Get up close to one of the world's most famous monuments and the emblematic entrance to New York's harbor. Sail around the Statue of Liberty on a sightseeing cruise that also journeys under the Brooklyn Bridge and over to Ellis Island.

Tour & transport

From NYC: Woodbury Common Premium Outlets Shopping Tour

Get discounts on designer goods at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in Central Valley, New York. Benefit from reserved seating and round trip transfers from New York City. Fill your bags with bargain fashion items from over 200 stores.


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