The cheapest times to fly from ASM to EWR are

  • February 12th to July 8th
  • early August

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 ASM to EWR is early August. Prices can be as high as $8172 for Tuesday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $1196 for Thursday flights around early August.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Asmara (ASM) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $1341 to $8166 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $1485. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $5285. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3800 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1785 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ASM to EWR flight.

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

ASM to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ASM to EWR flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Asmara. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Newark, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Asmara. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4277 (53%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1336. Return trip prices are from the EWR to ASM 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 ASM 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 12 hour 59 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 ASM 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 30.08% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See ASM to JFK flights


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

Hack #1: Cairo (ASM > CAI > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1019
  • Average savings: $766 (42.91%)

See ASM to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (ASM > IST > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1040
  • Average savings: $745 (41.74%)

See ASM to CAI flights

Hack #3: Addis Ababa (ASM > ADD > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1232
  • Average savings: $553 (30.98%)

See ASM to ADD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6672 miles or 10738 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ASM to EWR flight is about 12 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Asmara and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from ASM to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ASM
Origination airport name Asmara International Airport
City Asmara
Country Eritrea
Latitude 15.3
Longitude 38.9

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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