Newark Liberty EWR Airport Terminal Map
Main Terminal / Concourses at Newark Liberty EWR Airport
Newark Liberty Airport consists of three major passenger terminals – TA, TB & TC- arranged in a semi-circle. All three Terminals have four levels: Levels 1, 2, 3, and a Gate level (between levels 2 & 3) with Gate areas 1, 2 & 3; at gate area entry is the security checkpoint. Three escalators located at each level's center, right & left connect to the next level, while elevators are on both ends of levels 1-3. Signs direct passengers to specific levels of terminals and to their services.
Terminal A houses mainly domestic flights other than United (but including some of United Express); Terminal B houses all international flights - departures & arrivals - except that United uses both Terminal B & Terminal C for international arrivals; Terminal C is exclusively for United's intrnational departure, some of United's international arrivals, & for some of United Express flights.
If arriving at EWR by AirTrain your first terminal stop after 7 minutes will be at Terminal C, with another two minutes each to Terminals B and A in that order.
NOTE: As of June 2014, all of the four New York Airports offer FREE WiFi!
1. Terminal to Terminal connections: Hop on the AirTrain (serving pre-security, non-sterile areas on the Gate Level of all terminals and free within the Airport) and get off at your connecting terminal within minutes - however to get to your connecting gate you need to go through security check first.
You can also take the shuttle bus between TA & TC - at TA (near gate A28), TC (near gate C71) - no security check needed.
The AirTrain also takes you to the rental car facilities, hotel shuttles and central parking lots P2, 3 & 4. Furthermore, The AirTrain gets you daily, 24/7, from/to and around Newark Airport, with connections to New Jersey Transit and the rail lines that run on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line, as well as to/from Manhattan and points north, or Philadelphia and points south.
2. International Arrivals: Unless you have gone through US customs clearance by participating airports, you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag (the tag should indicate layover and final destination Airport Codes). To get to your connecting flight, take the Airtrain which serves all pre-security areas of all terminals.
3. Airport-related information: Aside from information counters, EWR in each terminal a 'virtual avatar' - with the likeness of a real person.
United / United Express passengers (both use airline code UA - tel. 1-800-241-6522):
1. United Airlines uses for its departures TC, check-in levels 2 & 3, and for its Arrivals TB (International) & TC (Domestic & International) - both at their level 1.
2. United Express uses for its departures TA & TC, check-in levels 3 (TA) & 2 & 3 (TC); and for its Arrivals TB & TA on level 2, & TC on level 1.
The new Welcome Centers in the Arrivals areas of the three terminals (which also have an ATM cash machine), are staffed by Customer Care Representatives wearing red vests, who offer the following services: Ground transportation information, hotel reservations, info on shops & restaurants, rental cars and tourist attractions.
Terminal A at Newark Liberty Airport - used for all domestic flights of Air Canada, American, American Eagle, Frontier, jetBlue, Southwest, United Express, US Airways, Virgin America & West Jet.
Level 1 of TA offers access to the parking facilities.
Level 2 of TA is the arrivals level with baggage claim, rental car counters, hotel phone board, bus & taxi counters.
Level 3 of TA has 5 check-in areas and 3 security checkpoints leading to airline gate areas A1, A2 & A3.
The Gate Level of TA leads to three gate areas: Gate Area A1 (gates A10-18); Gate Area A2 (gates A20-28); and Gate Area A3 (gates A30-39). Each gate area has an airline club lounge. ATM machines are on the Gates Level and near gate A14. Food & drink, shops & newsstands are only on this level.
The shuttle bus from Terminals A to C stops near gate A28.
NOTE: Redevelopment of Terminal A is in its planning stage.
Terminal B at Newark Liberty Airport - used for arriving & departing international flights, and by some United international arrivals (as well as Terminal C) - has immigration/ customs facilities. Current airlines at TB: Alaska, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Avianca, British, Deta, El Al, Icelandair, Jet Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, OpenSkies, Portr, SAS, Swiss, TAP, United & Virgin Atlantic.
Terminal B recently completed its major overhaul which included lower-level ticket counters, in-line baggage screening, connector expansion, mid- & upper-level renovations, and upgrades on the meet & greet area. Airlines also made substantial investments (including the new Lufthansa Terminal B lounge). While the Port Authority manages the majority of TB, 15 gates in the B2/B3 satellite, & the Customs facility - Delta Air Lines manages the B1satellite with its 9 gates.
Level 1 of TB: opposite level 1 are three bus stops.
Level 2 of TB is the Arrivals level with baggage claim and an information counter on opposite side. In the center is a hotel board, rental car counters, & taxi & bus desks;
Level 3 of TB has 5 check-in areas and 3 security checkpoints leading to the Gate Level: Gate Areas B1(managed by Delta), and B2/B3 - managed by the Port Authority.
Gate Level of TB houses (before security check) the new British Airways Galleries lounge for its first-class & Club World (business class) passengers & Executive Club Silver & Gold members. This level has separate security checks for Gate Areas B1, B2 & B3. (Gates Area B1 is managed by Delta, while Gate areas B2/B3 are managed by the Port Authority):
Gate Area B1 (gates B40-47) has two VIP lounges for Lufthansa & Virgin;
Gate Area B2 (gates B51-57)
Gate Area B3 (gates B60 to B68) has two VIP lounges; currency exchange is available in the gate area B3 and at gate B61.
Virgin Atlantic has just opened its member lounge. Food & drink, as well as retail concessions are only located in the Gate Levels, with Relay being in each gate area.
Terminal C at Newark Liberty Airport exclusively used by United & United Express airlines - note, however, that United also uses Terminal B for some international arrivals, while United Express uses Terminal A for some domestic flights. International Arrivals at TC go through passport control and customs clearance at TC on a separate level.
Level 1 of TC is the arrivals level with baggage claim, information counter, taxi & bus desks; & a bus stop outside. United Airlines ticket holders can store their bags with NBS Storage at Terminal C, between baggage carousels 1 & 2.
Level 2 of TC serves ticketing and Economy check-in, PremierAccess check-in; Global Services & BusinessFirst check-in; An 'All Gates' level between levels 2 & 3 houses departure gates, restaurants & shops, and AirTrain Newark station.
Level 3 of TC serves ticketing and Economy check-in, Group check-in, and Special Services. and has 3 security checkpoints leading to airline gate areas C1, C2 & C3.
Gate level of TC leads to three gate areas: C1is arranged in a Y-shape (gates C70-99); C2 (gates C101-C115); & C3 (gates C120-139). The Shuttle Bus from Terminal C to Terminal A stops at gateway C1, near gate C71.
Currency Exchanges are located at: C3, near gate C132; C1, near gate C74; and two near the entrance to gateway C3.
Food & drink, as well as shops, are located on the Gates Level, and in the three gateways. A bus stop is outside of the Lower Level, to the left. Gateways 1 & 2 have airlines lounges.
United's new Global Services Reception Lobby - intended for its top-frequent flyers - is accessible via premier access entry at Door 4, departures level, adjacent to C-2 security checkpoint. Its reception area has direct access to 4 new security lanes, which can be used as TSA Pre-Check or standard lanes.
NOTE: As of November 2014, Terminal C will undergo redevelopment. The project includes 55 new food & drink establishments, improved seating with power outlets & USB interfaces, as well as 6,000 iPads for flight tracking, ordering food & travel necessities - to be delivered directly to their seat - completion is scheduled for Spring 2016.
Exit Terminal past security and exit Airport near baggage claim, go out onto Express Road turn right and go towards Terminal B
Walk Time: 14 min
Board Airtrain at Terminal A, exit train at Terminal B, enter Terminal B
Shuttle Time: 2 to 5 min
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