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Stewart Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Stewart Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

SWF Airport Overview

stewart airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Stewart International Airport.

What to Expect

Stewart Airport (code: SWF) has a small terminal that serves both domestic and international destinations.  Travellers will find a landside eatery, an airside cafe, and a couple shops. Free WiFi helps pass the time. There are no pay-to-use airport lounges.

Sleeping in Stewart Airport

The airport closes nightly from 1:00AM to 4:00AM, so it is not possible to stay the night. For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are located nearby. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s web site for current information.  For more airport information continue scrolling down to explore more in our Stewart Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are hotels near Stewart Airport:

  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Newburgh – No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Hampton Inn and Suites Newburgh – Free shuttle pick-up is available. » Check Rates
  • Courtyard by Marriott Newburgh Stewar Airport – Airport shuttle service is available. » Check Rates

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Stewart Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

At the time of this update, there were no pay-per-use lounges.

Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Stewart Airport. Select the “_Free SWF WiFi” network to connect and then select “Free Unlimited WiFi”.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans. Locations: Landside.

Baby Care Facilities – If you are travelling with an infant, family restrooms are available (Landside and Airside). Additionally, Mamava Nursing Suites are available for nursing mothers. Locations Airside, near Gate 4 • Airside, near Gate 2.

Currency Exchange – The Travelex Currency Exchange Kiosk offers currency exchange services. Location: Landside, Arrivals Hall.

Duty Free & Shopping – Dufry offers Duty Free shopping (2nd Level, across from Gate 3). In addition, you will find 2 Hudson News stores (Landside and Airside). Hours: unknown.

Food & Drinks – Euro Cafe is the only available food concession. Location: Airside, between Gates 3 and 4. Hours: A reader tells us the cafe is open an hour before the first departure and closes after the last flight departs/arrives.

Information Desk – If you have any questions, stop by the airport’s Welcome Center for assistance. Location: Landside, 1st Level.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Information not available.

SIM Cards – A reader tells us SIM Cards are not available.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 4:00AM – 1:00AM.  (This is information is unconfirmed)


Stewart airport is served by the following airlines: Allegiant Airlines • Frontier • Play.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Car Hire

For car hire services, such as Uber and Lyft, rides can be booked through the app only.

Car Rentals

The following car rental companies services Stewart Airport: Avis • Budget • Enterprise • Hertz • National. Location: counters can be found on the main level directly across from the security screening and baggage claim area.

Express Bus

Coach USA provides an express bus service between New York Stewart International Airport and New York City. You can either purchase your bus tickets online or at the airport from the Coach USA ticket agent located near the terminal exit. In New York City, tickets are available at the Coach USA’s ticket office in the Port Authority Bus Terminal (Location: 2nd level, North Wing).

Travel time by bus is approximately 75 minutes in either direction.

Hotel Shuttles

A few area hotels provide airport shuttle service:  Courtyard by MarriottHampton Inn and Suites Newburgh.

See also Airport Hotels above.


Metro-North‘s Hudson Line connects the airport to New York City (Grand Central Terminal) via Beacon Station. Access from Stewart International Airport to Beacon Station is available through the Leprechaun Lines Newburgh Beacon Shuttle.

The shuttle bus departs from in front of the Terminal Building. Hours: 9:00 AM to 8:25 PM (Mon – Fri). Rate: $1, to be paid to the driver in cash.

Metro-North’s Port Jervis Line connects the airport to Hoboken, New Jersey via Salisbury Mills Station.


Taxis are available. The airport suggests that you speak with a red-jacketed Customer Care Representative in the terminal or at the Welcome Center for assistance scheduling a ride.

Last updated: 2024-01-31

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.