The cheapest times to fly from EWR to ELQ are

  • October 8th to March 25th (except the weeks of October 15th and December 24th)

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 ELQ is mid January. Prices can be as high as $4794 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1313 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Al Qassim

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Gassim (ELQ) will usually cost between $1813 to $4385 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $2999. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $4383. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1384 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $4227 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to ELQ flight.

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

EWR to ELQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to ELQ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Al Qassim, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Newark. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1573 (35%) 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 $2498. Return trip prices are from the ELQ 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 ELQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking EWR to ELQ

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 ELQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dammam (EWR > DMM > ELQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1021
  • Average savings: $3207 (75.86%)

See EWR to DMM flights

Hack #2: Riyadh (EWR > RUH > ELQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1021
  • Average savings: $3207 (75.86%)

See EWR to RUH flights

Hack #3: Jeddah (EWR > JED > ELQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1137
  • Average savings: $3091 (73.11%)

See EWR to JED flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, EgyptAir, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Saudia, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6334 miles or 10194 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to ELQ flight is about 12 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Gassim?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from EWR to ELQ.


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 ELQ
Destination airport name Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Airport
City Gassim
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 26.3
Longitude 43.8


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