The cheapest times to fly from EWR to SCL are

  • January 15th to May 6th (except the weeks of January 29th, February 12th, and April 9th)
  • early June
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 3rd, September 17th, October 8th, and October 29th)

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 SCL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1626 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $784 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Santiago

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Santiago (SCL) will usually cost between $791 to $1263 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $790. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1429. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $639 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $948 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to SCL flight.

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

EWR to SCL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to SCL 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 $0.12, 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. 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 $116 (11%) 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 $925. Return trip prices are from the SCL 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 SCL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking EWR to SCL

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 SCL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (EWR > LIM > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $83 (8.7%)

See EWR to LIM flights

Hack #2: Montevideo (EWR > MVD > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $913
  • Average savings: $35 (3.69%)

See EWR to MVD flights

Hack #3: Guayaquil (EWR > GYE > SCL)

  • Price for both tickets: $930
  • Average savings: $18 (1.9%)

See EWR to GYE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5122 miles or 8243 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to SCL flight is about 10 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Santiago?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from EWR to SCL.


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 SCL
Destination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8


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