The cheapest times to fly from EWR to EDI are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • September 3rd 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 EWR to EDI is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1113 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $492 for Wednesday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Edinburgh

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Edinburgh (EDI) will usually cost between $493 to $958 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $513. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1029. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $516 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $652 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to EDI flight.

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

EWR to EDI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to EDI flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Edinburgh, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Newark. 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 $653. Return trip prices are from the EDI to EWR 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 EWR to EDI 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 EWR to EDI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Inverness Airport (INV) in Inverness

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from EDI
  • Usually 16.50% less expensive than EDI
  • 1-layover flights available

See EWR to INV flights

Destination alternative #2: Glasgow Airport (GLA) in Glasgow

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from EDI
  • Usually 4.37% less expensive than EDI
  • Nonstop flights available

See EWR to GLA flights

Destination alternative #3: Belfast City Airport (BHD) in Belfast

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from EDI
  • Usually 0.46% less expensive than EDI
  • 1-layover flights available

See EWR to BHD flights


Flight Hacking EWR to EDI

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 EWR to EDI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (EWR > LHR > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $462
  • Average savings: $190 (29.16%)

See EWR to LHR flights

Hack #2: Madrid (EWR > MAD > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $469
  • Average savings: $183 (28.01%)

See EWR to MAD flights

Hack #3: Paris (EWR > CDG > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $511
  • Average savings: $141 (21.64%)

See EWR to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EWR to EDI? 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 Edinburgh Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport?

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

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

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

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Edinburgh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 64 available flights from EWR to EDI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EWR
Origination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2

Return Airport

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


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