The cheapest times to fly from CLE to EWR are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 13th 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 CLE to EWR is late October. Prices can be as high as $597 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $180 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Cleveland, OH (CLE) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $199 to $327 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 $213. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $327. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $114 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLE to EWR flight.

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

CLE to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLE to EWR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Cleveland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.39, which is a bit 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 $49 (18%) 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 $225. Return trip prices are from the EWR to CLE 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 CLE to EWR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 42 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 CLE to EWR while comparing.

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 19.68% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLE to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 21.67% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLE to BDL flights

Destination alternative #3: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 18.89% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See CLE to JFK flights

Destination alternative #4: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 35 miles (56 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 11.13% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLE to HPN flights

Destination alternative #5: Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) in Harrisburg, PA

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 9.34% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLE to MDT flights

Destination alternative #6: Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Islip, NY

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 6.76% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLE to ISP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Newark Liberty International Airport to Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 403 miles or 649 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLE to EWR flight is about 1 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Cleveland, OH and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from CLE to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCLE
Origination airport nameCleveland-Hopkins International Airport
CityCleveland, OH
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 CLE to EWR tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 29% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave EWR heading for CLE about 34 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Newark, NJ is about 28 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • United: 15 minutes late
  • Republic: 24 minutes late
  • ExpressJet: 51 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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