The cheapest times to fly from YEG to ILM are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 30th to July 8th (except the week of June 25th)
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 YEG to ILM is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1045 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $335 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Wilmington

Flying from Edmonton (YEG) to Wilmington, NC (ILM) will usually cost between $385 to $841 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $409. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $853. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $445 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $562 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YEG to ILM flight.

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

YEG to ILM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YEG to ILM flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Edmonton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $224 (28%) 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 $499. Return trip prices are from the ILM to YEG 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 YEG to ILM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 54 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 YEG to ILM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from ILM
  • Usually 12.46% less expensive than ILM
  • 1-layover flights available

See YEG to RDU flights

Destination alternative #2: Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport (FAY) in Fayetteville, NC

  • 75 miles (121 km) away from ILM
  • Usually 11.30% less expensive than ILM
  • 2-layover flights available

See YEG to FAY flights

Destination alternative #3: Coastal Carolina Regional Airport (EWN) in New Bern/Morehead/Beaufort, NC

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from ILM
  • Usually 10.59% less expensive than ILM
  • 2-layover flights available

See YEG to EWN flights

Destination alternative #4: Albert J Ellis Airport (OAJ) in Jacksonville/Camp Lejeune, NC

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from ILM
  • Usually 10.50% less expensive than ILM
  • 2-layover flights available

See YEG to OAJ flights


Flight Hacking YEG to ILM

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 YEG to ILM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (YEG > BOS > ILM)

  • Price for both tickets: $483
  • Average savings: $79 (14.06%)

See YEG to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (YEG > LGA > ILM)

  • Price for both tickets: $489
  • Average savings: $73 (12.99%)

See YEG to BOS flights

Hack #3: Detroit, MI (YEG > DTW > ILM)

  • Price for both tickets: $559
  • Average savings: $3 (0.53%)

See YEG to DTW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, Korean Air, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2176 miles or 3502 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YEG to ILM flight is about 4 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Edmonton and Wilmington, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from YEG to ILM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YEG
Origination airport name Edmonton International Airport
City Edmonton
Country Canada
Latitude 53.3
Longitude -113.6

Return Airport

Destination code ILM
Destination airport name Wilmington International Airport
City Wilmington, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 34.3
Longitude -77.9


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