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The cheapest times to fly from EWR to ALB are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • May 21st to July 22nd
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 15th 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 EWR to ALB is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $579 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $310 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.

 

When to Fly to Albany

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Albany, NY (ALB) will usually cost between $325 to $327 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $361. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $40 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $327 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to ALB flight.

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

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EWR to ALB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to ALB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.42, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ALB, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into EWR. Thursdays 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 $11 (3%) 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 $324. Return trip prices are from the ALB to EWR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from EWR to ALB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 14 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 EWR to ALB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in Syracuse, NY

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 33.79% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See EWR to SYR flights

Destination alternative #2: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 42.20% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See EWR to BOS flights

Destination alternative #3: Burlington International Airport (BTV) in Burlington, VT

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 27.68% less expensive than ALB
  • Nonstop flights available

See EWR to BTV flights

Destination alternative #4: Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG) in Plattsburgh, NY

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 7.95% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See EWR to PBG flights

Destination alternative #5: Bradley International Airport (BDL) in Hartford, CT

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 7.65% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See EWR to BDL flights

Destination alternative #6: Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) in Ithaca/Cortland, NY

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from ALB
  • Usually 1.38% less expensive than ALB
  • 1-layover flights available

See EWR to ITH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 143 miles or 230 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to ALB flight is about 1 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Albany, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from EWR to ALB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code EWR
Origination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2

Return Airport

Destination code ALB
Destination airport name Albany International Airport
City Albany, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -73.8

 

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