The cheapest times to fly from OMA to EDI are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 20th
  • October 8th 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 OMA to EDI is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1600 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $667 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Edinburgh

Flying from Omaha, NE (OMA) to Edinburgh (EDI) will usually cost between $887 to $1449 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $896. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1514. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $618 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1041 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OMA to EDI flight.

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

OMA to EDI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OMA to EDI flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Omaha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


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 to Edinburgh, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Omaha. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $148 (13%) 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 $1014. Return trip prices are from the EDI to OMA 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 OMA to EDI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 12 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 OMA to EDI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newcastle Airport (NCL) in Newcastle

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from EDI
  • Usually 20.37% less expensive than EDI
  • 2-layover flights available

See OMA to NCL flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (OMA > LAX > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $910
  • Average savings: $132 (12.63%)

See OMA to LAX flights

Hack #2: Philadelphia, PA (OMA > PHL > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $943
  • Average savings: $98 (9.41%)

See OMA to PHL flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (OMA > EWR > EDI)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $94 (9.03%)

See OMA to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Edinburgh Airport to Eppley Airfield Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4014 miles or 6460 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OMA to EDI flight is about 8 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Omaha, NE and Edinburgh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from OMA to EDI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OMA
Origination airport name Eppley Airfield Airport
City Omaha, NE
Country the United States
Latitude 41.3
Longitude -95.9

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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