DMT"14 Travel and transportation
There are two major airports that serve the Newark, Delaware area, Philadelphia (PHL) International Airport and Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI).
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL):
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is an airport serving one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Owned by the City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Airport System (comprised of Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport) is operated by the Department of Commerce's Division of Aviation. The Airport consists of seven (7) terminals (A-West, A-East, B, C, D, E and F) and four runways (9R/27L - 10,500 ft.; 9L-27R - 9,500 ft.; 17/35 - 5,500 ft.; 8/26 - 5,000 ft.)
Located seven (7) miles from downtown Philadelphia, the Airport is easily accessible from Interstates 76, 95, and 476.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI):
Operated by the Maryland Aviation Administration, Maryland Department of Transportation. It is 1.976 million square feet (45.4 acres); 5 concourses (4 domestic, 1 international/swing); 69 jet gates, 9 gates dedicated to commuter aircraft
AMTRAK operates a nationwide rail network, serving more than 500 destinations in 46 states on 21,000 miles of routes, with nearly 19,000 employees. The name "AMTRAK" is the blending of the words "America" and "track." It is properly used in documents with only the first letter capitalized. The railroad is also known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. (800) 872-7245
SEPTA (Regional Rail)
(Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority): The Pennsylvania General Assembly established the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to provide public transit services for Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties. SEPTA is the nation’s fifth largest public transportation system, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region. (215) 580-7800
UD Shuttle Bus Service:
The UD Shuttle serves University of Delaware students, faculty and staff. UD bus schedule and UD bus tracking. (302) 831-1187
Newark Unicity Bus System:
The UNICITY Bus System is a service of the CITY OF NEWARK and UD TRANSIT of the University of Delaware, with funding assistance from the State of Delaware. 831-1187(UD Transit) or 366-7030 (Newark Planning) (Buses operate Monday through Friday EXCEPT New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.)
(Delaware Transit Corporation): Transit information, maps, and schedules. Serves the public transit needs of the entire state of Delaware. The mission of DART First State and the Delaware Transit Corporation, an operating division of the Delaware Department of Transportation, is to design and provide the highest quality public transportation services that satisfy the needs of the customer and the community. (800) 652-3278
Founded in 1914, Greyhound Lines, Inc. is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 2,300 destinations with 13,000 daily departures across North America. It has become an American icon, providing safe, enjoyable and affordable travel to nearly 25 million passengers each year. The Greyhound running dog is one of the most-recognized brands in the world. (800) 231-2222