The cheapest times to fly from EWR to FTE are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • March 5th to March 25th
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 FTE is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $2760 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $1062 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to El Calafate

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to El Calafate (FTE) will usually cost between $1116 to $2192 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $1154. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $2201. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1047 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1421 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to FTE flight.

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

EWR to FTE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to FTE flight is slightly 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

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 $631 (24%) 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 $1301. Return trip prices are from the FTE 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 FTE 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 18 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking EWR to FTE

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 FTE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Buenos Aires (EWR > AEP > FTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1169
  • Average savings: $252 (17.73%)

See EWR to AEP flights

Hack #2: Cordoba (EWR > COR > FTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1169
  • Average savings: $252 (17.73%)

See EWR to COR flights

Hack #3: Ezeiza (EWR > EZE > FTE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1200
  • Average savings: $221 (15.55%)

See EWR to EZE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6286 miles or 10116 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to FTE flight is about 12 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and El Calafate?

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


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 FTE
Destination airport name El Calafate Airport
City El Calafate
Country Argentina
Latitude -50.3
Longitude -72.1


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