The cheapest times to fly from EDI to HYS are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • May 7th to June 17th (except the weeks of May 21st and June 4th)
  • October 22nd 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 EDI to HYS is early November. Prices can be as high as $2938 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $556 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Hays

Flying from Edinburgh (EDI) to Hays, KS (HYS) will usually cost between $560 to $2176 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 $723. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1430. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $707 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $892 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EDI to HYS flight.

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

EDI to HYS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EDI to HYS flight is cheaper than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Edinburgh. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HYS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into EDI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Hays, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Edinburgh. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $720 (37%) 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 $782. Return trip prices are from the HYS 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 HYS can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 39 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 EDI to HYS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Wichita Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) in Wichita, KS

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from HYS
  • Usually 11.77% less expensive than HYS
  • 1-layover flights available

See EDI to ICT flights


Flight Hacking EDI to HYS

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 HYS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (EDI > DUB > HYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $27 (2.97%)

See EDI to DEN flights

Hack #2: Denver, CO (EDI > DEN > HYS)

  • Price for both tickets: $887
  • Average savings: $5 (0.56%)

See EDI to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Hays Regional Airport to Edinburgh Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4259 miles or 6854 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EDI to HYS flight is about 8 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Edinburgh and Hays, KS?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from EDI to HYS.


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 HYS
Destination airport name Hays Regional Airport
City Hays, KS
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -99.3


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