The cheapest times to fly from HFE to EWR are

  • January 22nd to April 22nd
  • June 4th to July 1st (except the week of June 18th)
  • September 3rd to November 25th (except the weeks of September 24th, October 1st, and November 12th)

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 HFE to EWR is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $4133 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $506 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Hefei (HFE) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $519 to $2137 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $557. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2216. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1658 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $971 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HFE to EWR flight.

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

HFE to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HFE to EWR flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Hefei. 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 fly to EWR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into HFE. 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 $621 (33%) 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 $918. Return trip prices are from the EWR to HFE 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 HFE to EWR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 14 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 HFE to EWR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 20.25% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See HFE to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 10.15% less expensive than EWR
  • 2-layover flights available

See HFE to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in Philadelphia, PA

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 4.79% less expensive than EWR
  • 2-layover flights available

See HFE to PHL flights


Flight Hacking HFE to EWR

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 HFE to EWR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (HFE > LAX > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $928
  • Average savings: $43 (4.43%)

See HFE to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, China Southern, Delta, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7363 miles or 11850 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Hefei and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from HFE to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HFE
Origination airport name Xinqiao Airport
City Hefei
Country China
Latitude 32
Longitude 117

Return Airport

Destination code EWR
Destination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2


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