General Information about Newark, Delaware
Located near the northern tip of Delaware, Newark is easily reached from five major metropolitan centers: Wilmington (twenty minutes), Philadelphia and Baltimore (one hour), Washington, D.C. (two hours), and New York City (two and one-half hours).
- Radial Map of Cities within 120 miles of Newark, Delaware
- Regional Map showing location on East Coast and interstate highway system
- University of Delaware Visitors Guide
- Yahoo! Get Local for Newark, Delaware, provides maps, telephone directories, weather reports and more
- Campus Maps
Please Note: Due to ongoing road construction of major thoroughfares in the vicinity of the Athletic Complex, patrons are strongly encouraged to regularly check www.deldot.gov and www.cityofnewarkde.us for continual updates. This is expected to significantly impact gameday traffic.
Driving Directions to the Main Athletic Complex
From the North and the East:
I-95 South to Delaware exit 1-B, Route 896 north. The David Nelson Athletic Complex, marked by the Bob Carpenter Sports/Convocation Center is located on the right just after Routes 4/896 intersection.
From the South and the West:
I-95 North to Maryland Exit 109B, Route 279 north (also called Route 2). Proceed on this road which becomes Elkton Road into Newark. Turn right at the intersection of Routes 2 (279) and 4. Turn left at intersection of Routes 4/896. The David Nelson Athletic Complex, marked by the ob Carpenter Sports/ Convocation Center is located on the right.
Other Transportation to Campus
Fly to Philadelphia International Airport, only fifty minutes away. SEPTA, the rail system for Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia area, from the Philadelphia International Airport into Wilmington and Newark (see their website for schedules). Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) is also nearby.
Ground transportation to and from the campus is provided by Delaware Express (800-648-5466) and Airport Shuttle (302-655-8878).
Greyhound/ Trailways buses from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City travel to Wilmington. To obtain a bus schedule, phone Greyhound/Trailways at (302) 655-6111.
Amtrak trains run between Florida and New England and stop in Wilmington. From the Wilmington train station, it is a 20-minute ride to campus. Delaware Administration for Regional Transportation (DART) buses transport passengers between Wilmington and Newark. To contact DART, phone (302) 655-3381. Amtrak service is also available to Newark. To contact Amtrak, phone (800) 523-8720.