The cheapest times to fly from EWR to ROC are

  • August 13th to February 18th (except the weeks of November 26th and December 17th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from EWR to ROC is early December. Prices can be as high as $515 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $193 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Rochester

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Rochester, NY (ROC) will usually cost between $203 to $385 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $212. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $378. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $166 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $251 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to ROC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the EWR to ROC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

EWR to ROC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to ROC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.63, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $62 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $238. Return trip prices are from the ROC to EWR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from EWR to ROC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 25 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from EWR to ROC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 13.75% less expensive than ROC
  • Nonstop flights available

See EWR to SYR flights

Destination alternative #2: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 12.95% less expensive than ROC
  • Nonstop flights available

See EWR to BUF flights

Destination alternative #3: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from ROC
  • Usually 7.17% less expensive than ROC
  • Nonstop flights available

See EWR to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EWR to ROC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Greater Rochester International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 246 miles or 396 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from EWR to ROC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to ROC flight is about 1 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Rochester, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from EWR to ROC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EWR
Origination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2

Return Airport

Destination code ROC
Destination airport name Greater Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -77.7


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from EWR to ROC tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 46% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 13% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ROC heading for EWR about 32 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Rochester, NY is about 29 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • ExpressJet: 32 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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