The cheapest times to fly from EWR to NJF are

  • January 8th to April 15th
  • September 10th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)

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 NJF is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $6975 for Thursday flights during early July, or as low as $1047 for Sunday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Najaf

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Al Najaf (NJF) will usually cost between $1086 to $6729 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1079. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $5680. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4601 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1367 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to NJF flight.

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

EWR to NJF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to NJF 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

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to NJF, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into EWR. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Najaf, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Newark. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $480 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1958. Return trip prices are from the NJF 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 NJF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 54 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 NJF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Al Muthana Airport (BGW) in Baghdad

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from NJF
  • Usually 20.12% less expensive than NJF
  • 1-layover flights available

See EWR to BGW flights


Flight Hacking EWR to NJF

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 NJF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuwait (EWR > KWI > NJF)

  • Price for both tickets: $940
  • Average savings: $427 (31.21%)

See EWR to KWI flights

Hack #2: Beirut (EWR > BEY > NJF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1138
  • Average savings: $229 (16.72%)

See EWR to BEY flights

Hack #3: Dubai (EWR > DXB > NJF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1250
  • Average savings: $117 (8.54%)

See EWR to DXB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Emirates, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Kuwait Airways, Lufthansa, MEA, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6067 miles or 9764 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to NJF flight is about 11 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Al Najaf?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from EWR to NJF.


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 NJF
Destination airport name Al Najaf International Airport
City Al Najaf
Country Iraq
Latitude 32
Longitude 44.4


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