The cheapest times to fly from EWR to ANC are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 ANC is early September. Prices can be as high as $1239 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $485 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Anchorage

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Anchorage, AK (ANC) will usually cost between $513 to $901 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $533. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $894. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $361 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $622 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to ANC flight.

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

EWR to ANC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to ANC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below 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 $110 (15%) 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 $610. Return trip prices are from the ANC to EWR 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 EWR to ANC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 2 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking EWR to ANC

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 EWR to ANC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (EWR > SEA > ANC)

  • Price for both tickets: $602
  • Average savings: $20 (3.22%)

See EWR to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3360 miles or 5407 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to ANC flight is about 7 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Anchorage, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 92 available flights from EWR to ANC.


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 ANC
Destination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from EWR to ANC tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 55% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 6% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ANC heading for EWR about 71 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Anchorage, AK is about 73 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • United: 71 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting


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