The cheapest times to fly from EWR to MQP are

  • January 8th to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 9th)
  • October 29th 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 MQP is late January. Prices can be as high as $4089 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $989 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Nelspruit

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Nelspruit (MQP) will usually cost between $1074 to $3201 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1093. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3099. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2005 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1506 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to MQP flight.

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

EWR to MQP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to MQP 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 $0.12, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Nelspruit, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Newark. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $361 (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 $1587. Return trip prices are from the MQP 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 MQP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from EWR to MQP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Maputo Airport (MPM) in Maputo

  • 99 miles (159 km) away from MQP
  • Usually 3.45% less expensive than MQP
  • 1-layover flights available

See EWR to MPM flights

Destination alternative #2: Polokwane International Airport (PTG) in Polokwane

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from MQP
  • Usually 0.50% less expensive than MQP
  • 2-layover flights available

See EWR to PTG flights


Flight Hacking EWR to MQP

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 MQP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Johannesburg (EWR > JNB > MQP)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $516 (34.26%)

See EWR to JNB flights

Hack #2: Durban (EWR > DUR > MQP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1363
  • Average savings: $144 (9.53%)

See EWR to DUR flights

Hack #3: Cape Town (EWR > CPT > MQP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1365
  • Average savings: $141 (9.36%)

See EWR to CPT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8109 miles or 13050 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to MQP flight is about 15 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Nelspruit?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from EWR to MQP.


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 MQP
Destination airport name Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
City Nelspruit
Country South Africa
Latitude -25.4
Longitude 31.1


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