The cheapest times to fly from EWR to NLA are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of March 5th and March 12th)
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 2nd (except the week of November 5th)

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 NLA is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $6228 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1168 for Monday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Ndola

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Ndola (NLA) will usually cost between $1408 to $4458 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $1915. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3739. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1824 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2129 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to NLA flight.

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

EWR to NLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to NLA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $1672 (40%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1647. Return trip prices are from the NLA 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 NLA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 25 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 NLA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lubumbashi International Airport (FBM) in Lubumbashi

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from NLA
  • Usually 20.17% less expensive than NLA
  • 2-layover flights available

See EWR to FBM flights


Flight Hacking EWR to NLA

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 NLA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1170
  • Average savings: $960 (45.07%)

See EWR to JNB flights

Hack #2: Nairobi (EWR > NBO > NLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1372
  • Average savings: $758 (35.58%)

See EWR to NBO flights

Hack #3: Addis Ababa (EWR > ADD > NLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1495
  • Average savings: $635 (29.8%)

See EWR to ADD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, El Al, Ethiopian, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, South African, SWISS, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7468 miles or 12019 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to NLA flight is about 14 hour 25 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Ndola?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from EWR to NLA.


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 NLA
Destination airport name Ndola Airport
City Ndola
Country Zambia
Latitude -13
Longitude 28.7


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