The cheapest times to fly from NJF to EWR are

  • January 22nd to April 1st (except the weeks of March 5th and March 19th)
  • July 16th to August 5th
  • August 27th to October 14th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)
  • October 29th to December 2nd

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 NJF to EWR is early November. Prices can be as high as $4891 for Friday flights during late October, or as low as $1235 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Al Najaf (NJF) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $1346 to $2619 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1413. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $2402. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $989 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1783 can be considered a good price for a round-trip NJF to EWR flight.

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

NJF to EWR Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EWR, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into NJF. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Newark, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Najaf. 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 Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1675. Return trip prices are from the EWR to NJF 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 NJF 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 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 NJF 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 24.71% less expensive than EWR
  • 1-layover flights available

See NJF to JFK flights

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

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from EWR
  • Usually 6.26% less expensive than EWR
  • 2-layover flights available

See NJF to LGA flights


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

Hack #1: Copenhagen (NJF > CPH > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $979
  • Average savings: $804 (45.11%)

See NJF to IST flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (NJF > IST > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $995
  • Average savings: $788 (44.18%)

See NJF to CPH flights

Hack #3: Beirut (NJF > BEY > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1103
  • Average savings: $680 (38.15%)

See NJF to BEY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Emirates, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Qatar Airways, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from NJF to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

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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