The cheapest times to fly from EWR to ASM are

  • January 22nd to March 25th (except the week of January 29th)
  • July 30th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 16th

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 ASM is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $4758 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $962 for Thursday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Asmara

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Asmara (ASM) will usually cost between $1042 to $4608 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $991. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $2942. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1951 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1519 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to ASM flight.

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

EWR to ASM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to ASM flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Asmara, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Newark. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4277 (53%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1322. Return trip prices are from the ASM 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 ASM can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking EWR to ASM

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 ASM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Addis Ababa (EWR > ADD > ASM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1080
  • Average savings: $440 (28.93%)

See EWR to ADD flights

Hack #2: Dubai (EWR > DXB > ASM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1260
  • Average savings: $260 (17.08%)

See EWR to DXB flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (EWR > IAD > ASM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1276
  • Average savings: $243 (16%)

See EWR to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, EgyptAir, El Al, Emirates, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6672 miles or 10738 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to ASM flight is about 12 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Asmara?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 33 available flights from EWR to ASM.


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 ASM
Destination airport name Asmara International Airport
City Asmara
Country Eritrea
Latitude 15.3
Longitude 38.9


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