Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Chicago (MSP - CHI)

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The best prices from Minneapolis 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
Minneapolis (MSP) to Chicago (CHI)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to CHI flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Chicago

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Chicago?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 20% on the overall cost on flights from Minneapolis to Chicago.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Minneapolis to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $137. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Minneapolis to Chicago?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chicago from Minneapolis. Prices for April average $135 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $33. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

When flying from Minneapolis to Chicago, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 16% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Chicago in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MSP to CHI flights for May, June
24 May - 27 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
24 May - 24 May
$98pp
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

Minneapolis to Chicago 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Minneapolis found for this year
24 May - 27 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
24 May - 24 May
$98pp
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

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Chicago direct flight deals
24 May - 27 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
24 May - 24 May
$98pp
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

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
20 May - 24 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
20 May - 20 May
$106pp
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
20 May - 24 May
$109pp
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

One-way flights to Chicago from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Chicago
5:10 am - 7:43 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 33m
MSP - ORD
Frontier
$69
Kiwi.com
10:05 am - 5:44 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
19h 39m
MSP - RFD
Multiple Airlines
$76
Kiwi.com
12:30 pm - 2:04 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
1h 34m
MSP - ORD
Sun Country Air
$77
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Minneapolis</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis 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 51 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago per day from 9 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis 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 $111.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to Chicago under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to Chicago is less than $112.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to Chicago?

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

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

On average 13 flights depart from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 46% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 54% 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 Minneapolis to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Minneapolis to Chicago in 1h 28m. Fly via United Airlines, Sun Country Air, or Delta to get the fastest option. There are 335 mi between Minneapolis and Chicago. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $93, Sun Country Air will fly you from Minneapolis to Chicago and back. In addition to Sun Country Air, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $111 and $111, respectively. You may be able to fly from Minneapolis to Chicago for 24% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minneapolis 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 $45. Delta flights start at $56 while deals on United Airlines start at $56 one-way.

Alternative routes for Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Chicago.
Flight duration
1h 35m
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 Minneapolis to Chicago

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Chicago
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to Chicago.
Sunday
40 daily flights
Monday
64 daily flights
Tuesday
61 daily flights
Wednesday
55 daily flights
Thursday
59 daily flights
Friday
61 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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