The cheapest times to fly from JHB to EWR are

  • January 15th to May 13th (except the week of March 26th)
  • June 11th to July 29th
  • October 8th to December 31st (except the week of November 26th)

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 JHB to EWR is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $7984 for Thursday flights during early August, or as low as $1122 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $1138 to $3545 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1134. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $3545. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2411 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1719 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JHB to EWR flight.

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

JHB to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JHB to EWR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Johor Bahru. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EWR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into JHB. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Newark, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Johor Bahru. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1185 (27%) 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 $1500. Return trip prices are from the EWR to JHB 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 JHB to EWR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 6 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 JHB 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 35.60% less expensive than EWR
  • 2-layover flights available

See JHB to JFK flights


Flight Hacking JHB 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 JHB to EWR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (JHB > KUL > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1032
  • Average savings: $687 (39.98%)

See JHB to ICN flights

Hack #2: Seoul (JHB > ICN > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1056
  • Average savings: $663 (38.57%)

See JHB to KUL flights

Hack #3: Guangzhou (JHB > CAN > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1060
  • Average savings: $659 (38.34%)

See JHB to CAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9507 miles or 15300 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JHB to EWR flight is about 18 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Johor Bahru and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from JHB to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JHB
Origination airport name Senai International Airport
City Johor Bahru
Country Malaysia
Latitude 1.6
Longitude 103.7

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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