How long does it take to get through security at EWR right now? Which TSA lanes are open? Find out below!
Newark International (Newark, NJ)
15 minutes and 12 seconds
TSA Precheck Lanes: Available
- Terminal A1 CheckpointOpen
- Terminal A2 CheckpointClosed
- Terminal A3 CheckpointOpen
- Terminal B1 CheckpointOpen
- Terminal B3 CheckpointClosed
- Terminal C1 CheckpointOpen
Estimated Wait Times For Today
* Wait times are estimates, subject to change, and may not be indicative of your experience.
It is advisable though to bear in mind a number of factors when deciding how early you should get to EWR:
- New York traffic is often terrible, leave before rush hour if you can.
- Be aware of items you are carrying or packing, which may be cause for inspection and unnecessary delay.
- A 2019 report found that EWR wait times were the worst of any US airport - it's advisable to check the Newark Airport security wait times shown above.
- Consider how you are getting to the airport. If taking public transport or driving and parking at EWR is likely to take longer than taking an Uber or taxi.
- The number of flights arriving at about the same time greatly impacts the wait times at EWR for non nationals.
- The number of TSA agents working at that time.
- If many passengers are having difficulty being accepted through immigration.
- Time of day.
For further information about Newark Airport wait times, security, bag screening and more visit https://www.newarkairport.com/.