The cheapest times to fly from PHL to EWR are

  • July 30th to February 4th (except the week of November 19th)

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 PHL to EWR is late October. Prices can be as high as $2022 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $208 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Philadelphia, PA (PHL) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $241 to $643 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $234. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $794. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $561 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $344 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHL to EWR flight.

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

PHL to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHL to EWR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Philadelphia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.67, 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 $69 (16%) 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 $365. Return trip prices are from the EWR to PHL 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 PHL 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 1 hour 8 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from PHL to EWR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 28.49% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 23.40% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHL to JFK flights


Flight Hacking PHL 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 PHL to EWR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (PHL > BOS > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $325
  • Average savings: $19 (5.52%)

See PHL to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 80 miles or 129 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHL to EWR flight is about 1 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Philadelphia, PA and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from PHL to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHL
Origination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2

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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