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Cheap Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago, IL, United States - MSP to CHI

Popular flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 11, 2016 $761
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 $65
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 21, 2016 May 25, 2016 $58
May 23, 2016 May 25, 2016 $58
May 23, 2016 May 28, 2016 $58
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $80
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $85
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $85
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $85
Aug 31, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $85

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago (MSP to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $71.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago (MSP to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $123 $366
7-14 days $68 $311
14-21 days $58 $340
21-30 days $68 $321
30-60 days $68 $322
60-90 days $77 $322
90+ days $68 $321

Cheapest Day To Fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$58 $81 $65 $77 $77 $58 $77

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Minneapolis - St Paul Chicago Frontier 5/21/16 5/25/16 0 $58
June Minneapolis - St Paul Chicago Frontier 6/1/16 6/4/16 0 $68
July Minneapolis - St Paul Chicago American 7/9/16 7/9/16 0 $77
August Minneapolis - St Paul Chicago Frontier 8/24/16 8/27/16 0 $68
September Minneapolis - St Paul Chicago Frontier 9/10/16 9/14/16 0 $68
October Minneapolis - St Paul Chicago United 10/15/16 10/22/16 0 $85
November Minneapolis - St Paul Chicago Spirit 11/2/16 11/11/16 0 $89
December Minneapolis - St Paul Chicago Spirit 12/1/16 12/5/16 0 $97

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$97
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$97 $81
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$81 $107
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$107 $80
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$80 $80
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$80

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago (MSP to CHI)

Your Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago is $284.

The average price for non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago is $84.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago.

Nonstop Flight Details from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 8 7 8 8 8 8 7 05:00 19:20
Delta 14 15 14 14 14 8 12 06:57 20:00
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 19:50 19:50
Spirit 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 06:04 18:17
United 10 9 9 9 9 6 5 05:15 20:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago (MSP to CHI)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago is $90.

The average price for round trip flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago is $84.

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Minneapolis - St Paul to South Bend American, United $236
Minneapolis - St Paul to Detroit American, Alaska, Spirit, United $197
Minneapolis - St Paul to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, United $302
Minneapolis - St Paul to Grand Rapids American, Alaska, United $292
Minneapolis - St Paul to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, Sun Country, United $89
Minneapolis - St Paul to St Louis American, Alaska, United $240
Minneapolis - St Paul to Indianapolis American, Alaska, United $268
Minneapolis - St Paul to Madison American, United $190
Minneapolis - St Paul to Lansing American, United $400
Duluth - Superior to Milwaukee United $306
Minneapolis - St Paul to Denver American, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Great Lakes $81
Sioux Falls to Milwaukee American, United $351
Minneapolis - St Paul to Green Bay American, Alaska, United $203
Minneapolis - St Paul to Ft Wayne American, Alaska, United $354
Minneapolis - St Paul to Moline American, Alaska, United $240

Airlines Flying from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago (MSP to CHI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago.

Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Frontier - X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest STL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Minneapolis - St Paul and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago?
Answer: The average Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago flight time is an hour and 31 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Minneapolis - St Paul and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago is 333 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago?
Answer: There are 211 direct flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 39% of the non-stop flights between Minneapolis - St Paul and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Minneapolis - St Paul to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA
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