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AmricanShamrok
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EWR Shuttle Bus Between TermA & C Still Operating?

Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:56 pm

Does anyone have any info. on the shuttle bus that runs from gates C71 and A28 at EWR? Are they still operating? How frequent are they? I'm asking because I plan on using it for my 50min connection there where the need to come out of the secure area, take the Airtrain to Terminal A and re-clear security doesn't suit. The CO website is quite vague about it.

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ThePinnacleKid
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RE: EWR Shuttle Bus Between TermA & C Still Operat

Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:20 pm

still is running...

regularity: pretty good
comfort: not really
ease of use: egh, depends
50 min to connect in EWR: ewwwww, I hope it's early in the morning before the typical delays kick in and the weather is good....
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RE: EWR Shuttle Bus Between TermA & C Still Operat

Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:24 pm

There are actually two busses.

One bus operates inside the secure area from gate C71 to gate A28 as you specified.

The other connects the wings of the A concourse (A28 to A31) since you can't walk between them without exiting and re-entering security.




I've done 50 minutes connects in both directions, so I know it *can* be done. Travel as light as possible and walk briskly.  wave 

[Edited 2010-06-24 11:27:20]
 
copter808
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RE: EWR Shuttle Bus Between TermA & C Still Operat

Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:54 pm

Sure would be nice if the AIRPORT would run a shuttle between all the terminals and wings! Going through security just to make a connecting flight is crazy.
 
KingFriday013
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RE: EWR Shuttle Bus Between TermA & C Still Operat

Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:42 pm

I was on that bus back in October! I was supposed to fly EWR-PHL-ROC on US Airways but the thunderstorms delayed my flight to the point where I'd miss my connection -- the last ROC flight out of PHL for the night, so they rebooked me on a direct CO/Colgan flight. I didn't mind too much; I was nervous as the only thing I'd ever heard about Colgan was 3407, and I wouldn't be getting as many miles, but I was very pleasantly surprised. And I got DL miles too as it was two days before CO moved to Star.

Anyway, I remember walking down the jet bridge, then down a set of steps from the end of the bridge to the tarmac to get on the bus. That was fun, and it had good views of the ramp.

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