How long does it take to get through security at EWR right now? How busy is Newark Airport right now? Find out below!
Newark International (Newark, NJ)
5 minutes and 48 seconds
TSA Precheck Lanes: Available
- Terminal A1 CheckpointClosed
- Terminal A2 CheckpointOpen
- Terminal A3 CheckpointOpen
- Terminal B1 CheckpointOpen
- Terminal B3 CheckpointOpen
- 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/.