The cheapest times to fly from CIU to YEG are

  • January 1st to April 15th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • October 15th 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 CIU to YEG is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1205 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $439 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Edmonton

Flying from Sault Ste. Marie, MI (CIU) to Edmonton (YEG) will usually cost between $506 to $828 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $510. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $876. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $366 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $689 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CIU to YEG flight.

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

CIU to YEG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CIU to YEG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sault Ste. Marie. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $123 (17%) 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 $634. Return trip prices are from the YEG to CIU 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 CIU to YEG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CIU to YEG

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 CIU to YEG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Detroit, MI (CIU > DTW > YEG)

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $41 (5.95%)

See CIU to DTW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CIU to YEG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Delta, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Edmonton International Airport to Chippewa County International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1375 miles or 2213 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CIU to YEG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CIU to YEG flight is about 3 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Sault Ste. Marie, MI and Edmonton?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from CIU to YEG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CIU
Origination airport name Chippewa County International Airport
City Sault Ste. Marie, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 46.3
Longitude -84.5

Return Airport

Destination code YEG
Destination airport name Edmonton International Airport
City Edmonton
Country Canada
Latitude 53.3
Longitude -113.6


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