The cheapest times to fly from TPA to EWR are

  • July 30th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)
  • December 24th to March 4th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 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 TPA to EWR is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $546 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $157 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Tampa, FL (TPA) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $174 to $419 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $168. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $364. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $196 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $273 can be considered a good price for a round-trip TPA to EWR flight.

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

TPA to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the TPA to EWR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Tampa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below 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 $96 (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 $238. Return trip prices are from the EWR to TPA 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 TPA to EWR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 47 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 TPA to EWR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 15.93% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 13.55% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 12.27% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to BDL flights

Destination alternative #4: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 12.09% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to PHL flights

Destination alternative #5: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 35 miles (56 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 2.20% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See TPA to HPN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 999 miles or 1608 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop TPA to EWR flight is about 2 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Tampa, FL and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from TPA to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeTPA
Origination airport nameTampa International Airport
CityTampa, FL
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeEWR
Destination airport nameNewark Liberty International Airport
CityNewark, NJ
Countrythe United States


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from TPA to EWR tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 36% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 32% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave EWR heading for TPA about 42 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Newark, NJ is about 39 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • United: 40 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 48 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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