Newark Liberty is three miles from downtown Newark and 16 miles from midtown Manhattan. If you really want to fight New York-area traffic, here's a map and directions.

Traffic conditions at the airport


Cheapest: Parking in the remote Economy Lot P6 -- 20 minutes from the terminals -- is $15 a day.

Most convenient: Parking in the short-term lots across from the terminals is $3 for 30 minutes, $6 for up to an hour, and $30 a day.

Valet parking: Located at Parking Garage P4. $36 daily.

Get more parking info: Call (888) 397-4636, then enter 22.

The airport will restrict parking within 300 feet of the terminals, when the U.S. government deems the national security risk "severe" or "high." Check the current risk level.


Shuttle: A ride to midtown Manhattan costs $14 to $22 on Newark Liberty Airport Express and SuperShuttle Manhattan.

Cab: A cab ride to midtown Manhattan costs about $45.

Train: AirTrain Newark links the airport to New York City, the Jersey Shore and Philadelphia via NJ Transit and Amtrak from the Airport Station.


Avis, Hertz and National are at AirTrain Station P3; Budget and Dollar are at Station P2. Enterprise offers a courtesy vehicle from P2 to its location.


Check a list of services by terminal.

The AirTrain connects Terminals A, B and C, daily parking at P1, P3, and P4, and the rental car complex 24 hours a day. It runs every few minutes from 5 a.m. to midnight, and every 10 minutes between midnight and 5 a.m.

Here's more information on getting around EWR.  Baggage claim is on the lower level of all terminals.


Wireless Internet: Wi-Fi access is $6.95 a day.

Customer service: Representatives in red jackets are stationed throughout the airport to assist travelers.

Lost and found: (973) 961-6230.

Services for travelers with disabilities.