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Newark International Airport Information

If you’re not from the area or maybe just have never been to the Newark International Airport, it can be overwhelming to visit for the first time. Here at Newark Airport Car & Limo Services, we want to make your travel experience as painless as possible. That’s why we have some of the best information here to help you during your trip, easing some stress and helping you make the most of this experience.

About the Newark International Airport

The Newark International Airport first opened back in October 1928. This is a conveniently located airport to the NY metro area, as it is located about 15 miles SW of Midtown Manhattan. There were many aviation firsts that could be claimed by this airport such as having the first paved runway, first airport post office, first airport weather station, and the first air traffic control tower.

These days, the Newark Airport has over 42 million international and domestic passengers annually.

Airport Terminals

There are 3 standalone terminals located within the Newark International Airport: Terminal A, Terminal B, and Terminal C.  The airport passengers are able to freely travel between the parking lots, terminals, and other parts of the terminal using the AirTrain monorail. The monorail does operate 24/7 and is free to ride throughout the airport.

This will take a closer look at the different terminals throughout the airport.

Airport Terminal A

Within Terminal A, you can find the following airlines:

  • Air Canada
  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Southwest

These are just some of the major airports located within this terminal. This is also known for being the oldest of the terminals.

Terminal A Dining

You have dining options in Terminal A that are in the pre-security area as well as the post-security area.

Food Court, Pre-Security:

  • Jamba Juice
  • Cheeburger Cheeburger
  • Jersey Mike’s
  • Manchu Wok
  • Qdoba Grill

Food Court, Post-Security

  • Ben & Jerry’s
  • Boar’s Head deli
  • Earl of Sandwich
  • Villa Pizza
  • Java Moon Express
  • Philips Seafood

Terminal A Shopping

You also have several shopping options in the terminal in both the pre-security and post-security area.

Pre-Security Shopping

  • America! (gift shop)
  • Creative Kid Stuff
  • Hudson Booksellers
  • Touch of Color (clothing and accessories store)

Post-Security Shopping

  • Various newsstands
  • InMotion Entertainment

Throughout both of these areas, you can find SouveNEAR vending machines (which offer various handmade gifts and art crafted by local New Jersey artists.

Airport Terminal B

Within Terminal B, you can find these airlines:

  • Allegiant Air
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Spirit
  • United Airlines

Terminal B Dining

Just like in Terminal A, there are both pre-security and post-security food court options.

Food Court, Pre-Security

  • Currito’s Burritos (full-service)
  • Famous Famiglia
  • Subway
  • Wendy’s
  • Belgium Beer Café
  • City Point Bar
  • Garden State Diner

Food Court, Post-Security

  • Champp’s American
  • Sora Sushi
  • Sandella’s Flatbread Grill
  • The Unusual Times pub
  • Vino Volo
  • Mediterranean Bistro
  • McGinley’s Irish Pub

Terminal B Shopping

There may not be as many shopping options here as there are in Terminal A, but there are still some places to look at.

Pre-Security Shopping

  • Various newsstands
  • Duty-Free shop
  • America!

Post-Security Shopping

  • Duty-Free shops
  • Various newsstands
  • Lick candy shop

Terminal C

United Airlines pretty much occupies the entire terminal C, in addition to having flights that operate out of both Terminal A and B. What’s great about Terminal C is that there are so many different options for both shopping and dining. It can be a good idea to walk through the area to see all of your various options before committing. This section will only cover some of the different options.

Terminal C Dining

There are numerous dinning options, both grab & go /fast-casual and sit-down dining options as well as different bars that you can check out.

Grab & Go/Fast-Casual

  • Melange Bakery Café
  • Kaedama (noodle bar that serves ramen, dumplings, soups)
  • Tsukiji Fishroom

Sit-Down Dining

  • Abruzzo Italian Steakhouse
  • Surf (fried clams, fresh sushi, seafood rolls)
  • Wanderlust Burger
  • Daily (farm-to-table menu that changes daily)
  • Vanguard Kitchen
  • Happy Clam
  • Little Purse Dumpling Den
  • Nonna’s Meatball Kitchen
  • Forno Magico
  • Saison
  • Classified (Invite-Only restaurant)


  • Oeneo Wine Bar
  • Proof Whiskey Bar
  • Caps Beer Garden
  • Tacquila

Terminal C Shopping

  • D_parture Spa
  • CIBO Express Gourmet Markets
  • Coach
  • Johnston & Murphy
  • L’Occitane
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Mile Shop (use frequent flyer miles to purchase various items)

Airport Lounges

There are plenty of lounge options that you can check out if you want to de-stress before you get on your flight or leave the airport. These options include:

  • Art & Lounge (Terminal B, pre-security)
  • Lounges for American Airlines, Air Canada, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, and the other airport lounges.
  • United Club (Terminal A)
  • Polaris (Terminal C)

Airport Hotels

Did you get stranded at the hotel for some reason? Did you just want to stay close to the hotel so that you could be conveniently located to the airport? If so, there are several options that you can easily access through free shuttle. Here are just some of the options that you can consider for accommodations:

  • Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott
  • Hilton Newark Airport
  • Home2 Suites by Hilton
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Newark
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark
  • Crowne Plaza Newark Airport
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Holiday Inn
  • Hyatt House Jersey City
  • Residence Inn by Marriott
  • Renaissance Newark Airport
  • Country Inn & Suites

These are only a few of nearby hotels. You can easily access these different hotels by a free shuttle service. The hotels are conveniently located, especially if you need a place to stay last minute.

Contact Us Today

If you are traveling to the Newark International Airport, you should hire a car service to make the experience the best experience possible. At Newark Airport Car & Limo Services, we understand just how stressful the process of traveling to and from the airport can be. Driving brings logistic problems as far as unloading, especially when you have your family with you. Other options like rideshare or taxi services can be expensive and unreliable. We have an easy online booking system, allowing you to book a professional driver to help you have a more enjoyable trip to and from the airport.

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