The flight time from Phoenix to Newark is 4 hours, 34 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PHX Phoenix, AZ 2 minutes early.
16 minutes taxiing out
4 hours, 6 minutes in the air
9 minutes taxiing in
Arrives EWR Newark, NJ 7 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Phoenix to Newark is 4 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 6 minutes.

The flight distance from Phoenix to Newark is 2133 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Newark to Phoenix
5 hours, 16 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

4h 32m
4h 34m
4h 36m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



2133 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Phoenix from Newark by plane?

The distance from Phoenix to Newark by plane is 2133 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to Newark?

The flight time from Phoenix to Newark is 4 hours, 34 minutes. The time spent in the air is 4 hours, 6 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with United being the fastest taking 4 hours, 32 minutes, and American the slowest taking 4 hours, 36 minutes.

What airlines fly from Phoenix to Newark?

Spirit, United, and American are the airlines with direct flights from Phoenix to Newark.

Does Southwest fly from Phoenix to Newark?

Southwest does not fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Newark (EWR). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Phoenix 2 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 16 minutes
In the Air 246 minutes
Taxiing In 9 minutes
Arrives Newark 7 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Phoenix to Newark, American is 79% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 79% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 83% 15% 2%
Spirit 80% 18% 2%
American 79% 20% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Phoenix and Newark, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
United 16 246 9 272
Spirit 13 248 10 274
American 17 247 10 276

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
0am 0.04
9pm 0.32
11am 0.72
1pm 0.75
3pm 0.5
5pm 0.02
10am 0.29
8am 0.99
12pm 0.25
4pm 0.47
9am 0.34
6am 0.4
11pm 1.08
10pm 0.55
2pm 0.1
7am 0.27

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to Newark that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 219
February 198
March 217
April 207
May 217
June 172
July 184
August 199
September 235
October 246
November 254
December 277

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix to Newark that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 7.15
Tuesday 7.15
Wednesday 7.25
Thursday 7.23
Friday 7.21
Saturday 7.15
Sunday 7.33

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
United 1
American 0
Spirit 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
0am 15 245 9 272
9pm 15 250 7 272
11am 17 249 11 280
1pm 15 246 11 276
3pm 15 245 9 272
5pm 15 238 8 266
10am 17 248 10 277
8am 19 251 8 280
12pm 15 251 10 277
4pm 15 242 8 268
9am 21 243 9 272
6am 15 241 8 266
11pm 15 243 8 268
10pm 13 246 13 278
2pm 15 241 10 267
7am 16 249 8 273
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.