The closest airport is Philadelphia international airport (PHL); from the Philadelphia international airport, one can take a shuttle operated by Delaware Express to Newark, Delaware. The cost of one-way trip is about $48. There are many hotels/motels in Newark, Delaware, which are close to the campus of University of Delaware. For example, the Embassy Suites, Homewood Suites by Hilton , and Baymont by Wyndham are on the College Ave (South campus of University of Delaware); while Courtyard by Marriott is on the north of campus.
At the Embassy Suites a block of rooms has been reserved for August 20, 2019 - August 24, 2019. The special room rate will be available until July 24th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first, click here to reserve a room.