The cheapest times to fly from BRD to EWR are

  • January 1st to March 18th
  • August 20th to November 18th

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 BRD to EWR is early November. Prices can be as high as $793 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $282 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Brainerd, MN (BRD) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $306 to $679 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $353. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $611. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $259 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $454 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BRD to EWR flight.

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

BRD to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BRD to EWR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Brainerd. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $212 (36%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $371. Return trip prices are from the EWR to BRD 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 BRD 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 2 hour 55 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 BRD to EWR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 13.88% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See BRD to PHL flights

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 3.19% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See BRD to LGA flights


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

Hack #1: Minneapolis, MN (BRD > MSP > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $450
  • Average savings: $4 (0.83%)

See BRD to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Newark Liberty International Airport to Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1071 miles or 1724 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BRD to EWR flight is about 2 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Brainerd, MN and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from BRD to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BRD
Origination airport name Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City Brainerd, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 46.4
Longitude -94.1

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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