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Cheap flights from Chicago to St Paul (CHI - MSP)

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The best prices from Chicago to St Paul are usually found in August or April, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to St Paul (MSP)

CHI - MSP
Price
$93 - $142

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$93

From Chicago to St Paul

One-way from

$67

One-way flight from Chicago to St Paul

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to St Paul?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to St Paul. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to St Paul?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chicago to St Paul at least 54 days early can save you up to 29% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 54 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chicago to St Paul for as little as $133 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $165 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to St Paul?

Flights from Chicago to St Paul lean towards being more expensive in March. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to St Paul in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $54.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to St Paul (CHI - MSP)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to St Paul in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 21% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to St Paul in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MSP flights for January, February
8 Feb - 13 Feb
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Jan - 1 Feb
$102pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Feb - 28 Feb
$103pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to St Paul 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to St Paul from Chicago found for this year
8 Feb - 13 Feb
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 31 May
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Jan - 1 Feb
$102pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to St Paul from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to St Paul direct flight deals
27 May - 31 May
$100pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
14 May - 23 May
$105pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Feb - 1 Feb
$106pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to St Paul

Late deals on round-trip flights to St Paul from Chicago, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 31 Jan
$109pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$111pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$120pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to St Paul from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to St Paul
1:21 pm - 3:09 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 48m
MDW - MSP
Delta
$67
Delta
7:29 am - 3:58 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
8h 29m
ORD - MSP
Frontier
$68
Gotogate
5:15 am - 8:35 am
Boutique Air
1 Stop
3h 20m
ORD - MSP
Boutique Air
$73
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to St Paul flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to St Paul

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Minneapolis due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Minneapolis for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Sun Country Air, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to St Paul for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to St Paul for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $113.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to St Paul for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to St Paul under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to St Paul is less than $149.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to St Paul for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to St Paul within the next 7 days for less than $200.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Minneapolis?

Expect the weather to be around 84 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Minneapolis is generally the same as in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to St Paul?

Airlines like Sun Country Air, Delta, and American Airlines fly from Chicago to St Paul in about 1h 36m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to St Paul round-trip?

Flying on Sun Country Air is currently your cheapest option to St Paul, with prices starting at $100. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and Frontier, with the lowest prices starting at $111 and $117, respectively. Sun Country Air is priced at 14% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to St Paul one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $46. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to St Paul for a low price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to St Paul

Destination information for St Paul

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to St Paul
Flight duration
1h 42m

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to St Paul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to St Paul choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
$48 $128 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$58 $172 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$53 $173 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$118 $217 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$58 $225 No cancel fee N/A
Air Choice One
$169 $285 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Choice One. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Linear Air Taxi
$4,322 $5,767 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to St Paul

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 59% of CHI to MSP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 32% of CHI to MSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of CHI to MSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to MSP departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to St Paul
Sunday
43 daily flights
Monday
28 daily flights
Tuesday
36 daily flights
Wednesday
33 daily flights
Thursday
41 daily flights
Friday
47 daily flights
Saturday
34 daily flights
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