What It's Like to Get a Rapid Covid Test at EWR

by Cassie Sclafani, on October 7, 2020

Current as of October 14, 2020

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) has partnered with Xpresspa Group to offer both standard and rapid Covid-19 tests on site at the airport for travelers. Here’s what you can expect: 

  • All travelers arriving or departing from EWR can get a test.
  • Airport employees are also able and encouraged to get tested on site.
  • The testing station can be found on level three in Terminal B. 
  • Expect to see up to nine private testing rooms and note that your temperature will be checked before entering.
  • Two types of tests are being offered: PCR molecular tests (the traditional nose swab testing) or blood antibody tests.
  • You can expect to get your test results back in 2-3 days.
  • Xprescheck will also offer rapid testing using the Abbott ID NOW test - these tests are not yet FDA approved, but can provide results within 13 minutes. 
  • The facility is open all day. Walk-ins are welcome and travelers can also make an appointment online.
  • It costs $75 for the PCR Covid test and $90 for the Covid test plus the antibody test.
  • Medical insurance is accepted.

For more information about business travel safety you can read more about business travel and COVID-19 on AmTrav’s blog.

Topics:EWR - Newark LibertyCOVID-19covid travelcovid testingNewark Liberty International Airportcovid testing centerXpresspa GroupXprescheckNewark Airport

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