The cheapest times to fly from SJZ to EWR are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • November 19th to December 9th

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 SJZ to EWR is early February. Prices can be as high as $5190 for Thursday flights during late October to early November, or as low as $2609 for Monday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Sao Jorge Island (SJZ) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $2884 to $3712 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $2824. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October to early November, with an average price of $3872. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1048 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3226 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJZ to EWR flight.

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

SJZ to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJZ to EWR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from São Jorge Island. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.83, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to EWR, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into SJZ. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Newark, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to São Jorge Island. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $251 (6%) 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 $3186. Return trip prices are from the EWR to SJZ 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 SJZ 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 5 hour 20 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 SJZ 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 19.16% less expensive than EWR
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJZ to JFK flights


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (SJZ > BOS > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $896
  • Average savings: $2330 (72.23%)

See SJZ to TER flights

Hack #2: Lajes (SJZ > TER > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1043
  • Average savings: $2183 (67.67%)

See SJZ to BOS flights

Hack #3: Ponta Delgada (SJZ > PDL > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $2136 (66.2%)

See SJZ to PDL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Azores Airlines, Delta, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2421 miles or 3896 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJZ to EWR flight is about 5 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Sao Jorge Island 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 SJZ to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SJZ
Origination airport name Sao Jorge Airport
City Sao Jorge Island
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.7
Longitude -28.2

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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