The cheapest times to fly from EMA to EWR are

  • October 1st to February 11th (except the weeks of December 17th and January 29th)

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 EMA to EWR is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $6252 for Saturday flights during mid March, or as low as $3834 for Friday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Derby (EMA) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $3911 to $4948 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $3919. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $4874. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $955 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4114 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EMA to EWR flight.

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

EMA to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EMA to EWR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Nottingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.75, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EWR, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into EMA. 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 $1684 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $4075. Return trip prices are from the EWR to EMA 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 EMA to EWR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 5 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 EMA 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 7.61% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See EMA to JFK flights


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

Hack #1: Dublin (EMA > DUB > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $477
  • Average savings: $3637 (88.41%)

See EMA to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (EMA > AMS > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $506
  • Average savings: $3608 (87.7%)

See EMA to DUB flights

Hack #3: Nantes (EMA > NTE > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $511
  • Average savings: $3603 (87.58%)

See EMA to NTE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Jet2, Loganair, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3392 miles or 5459 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EMA to EWR flight is about 7 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Derby and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from EMA to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EMA
Origination airport name East Midlands Airport
City Derby
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 52.8
Longitude -1.3

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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