The cheapest times to fly from EWR to FCO are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 15th 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 FCO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $924 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $302 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Rome

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Rome (FCO) will usually cost between $313 to $670 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $329. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $749. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $420 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $446 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to FCO flight.

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

EWR to FCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to FCO 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 $0.06, 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. 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 $77 (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 $423. Return trip prices are from the FCO 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 FCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 41 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking EWR to FCO

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 FCO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (EWR > MAD > FCO)

  • Price for both tickets: $431
  • Average savings: $15 (3.37%)

See EWR to MAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air Transat, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, Jet2, KLM, La Compagnie, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Porter Airlines, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4281 miles or 6890 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to FCO flight is about 8 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Rome?

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


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 FCO
Destination airport name Fiumicino Airport
City Rome
Country Italy
Latitude 41.8
Longitude 12.3


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