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

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The best prices from St Paul to Chicago are usually found in April or July, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to CHI flight in 2021: compare St Paul to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.
MSP - CHI
Price
$107 - $137
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$107

From St Paul to Chicago

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from St Paul to Chicago

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 St Paul to Chicago?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 20%.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 20 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from St Paul to Chicago within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $137.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Chicago from St Paul with a flight ticket averaging about $135. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from St Paul to Chicago is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap flights from St Paul to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MSP to CHI flights for May, June
24 May - 30 May
$93pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 May - 27 May
$97pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 May - 30 May
$105pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

St Paul to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from St Paul found for this year
24 May - 30 May
$93pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 May - 27 May
$97pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 May - 30 May
$105pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to Chicago from St Paul

Save time with St Paul to Chicago direct flight deals
24 May - 30 May
$93pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 May - 27 May
$97pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 May - 30 May
$105pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from St Paul to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from St Paul, departing today and this week
24 May - 30 May
$93pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 May - 27 May
$97pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 May - 30 May
$105pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Chicago from St Paul

The cheapest one-way flights from St Paul to Chicago
11:00 am - 12:34 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
1h 34m
MSP - ORD
Sun Country Air
$78
mytrip.com
4:20 am - 5:48 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 28m
MSP - ORD
United Airlines
$79
United
2:15 am - 10:29 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
8h 14m
MSP - ORD
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From St Paul to Chicago

Are flight prices decreasing from Minneapolis to Chicago 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 Minneapolis and Chicago 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Delta, and Sun Country Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Minneapolis to Chicago?

If you book a flight to Chicago from Minneapolis, you will be flying from Minneapolis St Paul, which is the city’s only airport. Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) is located 7.3 mi from the center of Minneapolis. There are 57 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago per day from 9 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from St Paul to Chicago for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sun Country Air for just $93, but on average you can expect to pay $124.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from St Paul to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from St Paul to Chicago is less than $126.

Are there last-minute flights available from St Paul to Chicago for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from St Paul to Chicago within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to Chicago?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from St Paul to Chicago on average per day?

On average 14 flights depart from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 29% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 21% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 7% of flight departures

Is Minneapolis weather warmer or cooler than Chicago?

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 Chicago is generally the same as in Minneapolis.

How long is the flight from St Paul to Chicago?

Departing from St Paul to Chicago will take you 1h 27m. St Paul and Chicago are separated by a distance of 335 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Sun Country Air ($93), Delta ($138), and United Airlines ($149) offers the cheapest pricing from St Paul to Chicago. Sun Country Air is 24% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Sun Country Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $44. Delta flights start at $56 while deals on United Airlines start at $56 one-way.

Alternative routes for St Paul to Chicago

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from St Paul to Chicago.
Flight duration
1h 33m
Average temperature for May in Chicago
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chicago
4.3 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 8 airlines flying from St Paul to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from St Paul to Chicago 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 $130 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$53 $178 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$58 $179 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$61 $233 No cancel fee N/A
Air Choice One
$145 $244 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.

Southwest
$137 $247 No cancel fee 63%
Spirit Airlines
$138 $277 No cancel fee 65%
Linear Air Taxi
$2,198 $5,929 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 St Paul to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from St Paul towards Chicago.
Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of MSP to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of MSP to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 14% of MSP to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of MSP to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from St Paul to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from St Paul to Chicago.
Sunday
56 daily flights
Monday
70 daily flights
Tuesday
47 daily flights
Wednesday
56 daily flights
Thursday
58 daily flights
Friday
74 daily flights
Saturday
42 daily flights
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