The cheapest times to fly from CGN to EWR are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 9th to May 27th
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 CGN to EWR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1064 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $421 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Cologne (CGN) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $479 to $964 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $472. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1001. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $528 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $634 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CGN to EWR flight.

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

CGN to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CGN to EWR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cologne. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EWR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CGN. 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 $102 (10%) 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 $617. Return trip prices are from the EWR to CGN 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 CGN 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 47 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 CGN 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 6.55% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CGN to JFK flights


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

Hack #1: Milan (CGN > MXP > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $470
  • Average savings: $164 (25.89%)

See CGN to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (CGN > BCN > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $487
  • Average savings: $147 (23.2%)

See CGN to MXP flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (CGN > CPH > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $488
  • Average savings: $146 (23.05%)

See CGN to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3778 miles or 6080 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CGN to EWR flight is about 7 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Cologne and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from CGN to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CGN
Origination airport name Koeln Bonn Airport
City Cologne
Country Germany
Latitude 50.9
Longitude 7.1

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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