The cheapest times to fly from EWR to KMG are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of January 15th)
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • August 27th 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 KMG is early September. Prices can be as high as $2734 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $673 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Kunming

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Kunming (KMG) will usually cost between $790 to $1698 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 $806. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1762. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $956 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1039 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to KMG flight.

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

EWR to KMG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to KMG flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 $225 (18%) 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 $1062. Return trip prices are from the KMG 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 KMG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 11 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking EWR to KMG

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 KMG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (EWR > LHR > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $960
  • Average savings: $79 (7.6%)

See EWR to LHR flights

Hack #2: Madrid (EWR > MAD > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $961
  • Average savings: $79 (7.56%)

See EWR to MAD flights

Hack #3: Paris (EWR > CDG > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $972
  • Average savings: $68 (6.5%)

See EWR to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7893 miles or 12703 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to KMG flight is about 15 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Kunming?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from EWR to KMG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeEWR
Origination airport nameNewark Liberty International Airport
CityNewark, NJ
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKMG
Destination airport nameWujiaba Airport


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