The cheapest times to fly from EDI to EWR are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to June 10th
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 EDI to EWR is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1010 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $448 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Newark

Flying from Edinburgh (EDI) to Newark, NJ (EWR) will usually cost between $451 to $805 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 $451. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $855. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $404 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $483 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EDI to EWR flight.

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

EDI to EWR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EDI to EWR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Edinburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Newark, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Edinburgh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $56 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $510. Return trip prices are from the EWR to EDI 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 EDI to EWR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 51 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from EDI 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 1.04% less expensive than EWR
  • Nonstop flights available

See EDI to JFK flights


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

Hack #1: Amsterdam (EDI > AMS > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $479
  • Average savings: $5 (0.93%)

See EDI to CPH flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (EDI > CPH > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $479
  • Average savings: $5 (0.93%)

See EDI to AMS flights

Hack #3: Dublin (EDI > DUB > EWR)

  • Price for both tickets: $480
  • Average savings: $4 (0.72%)

See EDI to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Jet2, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3259 miles or 5245 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EDI to EWR flight is about 6 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Edinburgh and Newark, NJ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from EDI to EWR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EDI
Origination airport name Edinburgh Airport
City Edinburgh
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 56
Longitude -3.4

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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