The cheapest times to fly from RST to YEG are

  • October 15th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 29th and November 5th)
  • December 24th to April 8th (except the week of March 5th)

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 RST to YEG is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $852 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $301 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Edmonton

Flying from Rochester, MN (RST) to Edmonton (YEG) will usually cost between $371 to $765 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 $405. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $772. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $367 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $564 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RST to YEG flight.

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

RST to YEG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RST to YEG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Rochester. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.3, 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. Sundays 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 $142 (23%) 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 $474. Return trip prices are from the YEG to RST 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 RST 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 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Korean Air, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Edmonton International Airport to Rochester International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1154 miles or 1857 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RST to YEG flight is about 3 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Rochester, MN and Edmonton?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from RST to YEG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RST
Origination airport name Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 43.9
Longitude -92.5

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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