The cheapest times to fly from YEG to SCE are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • March 26th to April 8th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and November 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 YEG to SCE is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1163 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $349 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to State College

Flying from Edmonton (YEG) to State College, PA (SCE) will usually cost between $402 to $923 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 $394. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $902. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $508 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $631 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YEG to SCE flight.

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

YEG to SCE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YEG to SCE 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 $0.21, which is below average.


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 $180 (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 $557. Return trip prices are from the SCE 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 SCE 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 20 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 SCE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Baltimore, MD

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 35.97% less expensive than SCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See YEG to BWI flights

Destination alternative #2: Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 32.25% less expensive than SCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See YEG to PIT flights

Destination alternative #3: Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) in Allentown/Bethlehem/Easton, PA

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 29.16% less expensive than SCE
  • 2-layover flights available

See YEG to ABE flights

Destination alternative #4: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 27.42% less expensive than SCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See YEG to IAD flights

Destination alternative #5: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC

  • 145 miles (233 km) away from SCE
  • Usually 25.44% less expensive than SCE
  • 1-layover flights available

See YEG to DCA flights


Flight Hacking YEG to SCE

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 SCE — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $524
  • Average savings: $107 (16.96%)

See YEG to DTW flights

Hack #2: Detroit, MI (YEG > DTW > SCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $575
  • Average savings: $56 (8.87%)

See YEG to BOS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (YEG > LGA > SCE)

  • Price for both tickets: $599
  • Average savings: $32 (5.07%)

See YEG to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from University Park Airport to Edmonton International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1862 miles or 2997 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YEG to SCE flight is about 4 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Edmonton and State College, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from YEG to SCE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYEG
Origination airport nameEdmonton International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSCE
Destination airport nameUniversity Park Airport
CityState College, PA
Countrythe United States


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