The cheapest times to fly from LYR to EWR are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 LYR to EWR is mid November. Prices can be as high as $2886 for Saturday flights during late April, or as low as $500 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $568 to $1822 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $599. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $1718. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1119 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $914 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LYR to EWR flight.

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

LYR to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LYR to EWR flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Longyearbyen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EWR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LYR. Saturdays 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 $640 (29%) 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 $922. Return trip prices are from the EWR to LYR 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 LYR to EWR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LYR to EWR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LYR to EWR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Oslo (LYR > OSL > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $641
  • Average savings: $273 (29.87%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Austrian, British Airways, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3472 miles or 5588 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LYR to EWR flight is about 7 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Longyearbyen and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from LYR to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LYR
Origination airport name Svalbard Airport
City Longyearbyen
Country Norway
Latitude 78.2
Longitude 15.5

Return Airport

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


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