Cheap flights from Minneapolis (MSP) to Chicago (CHI)

MSP — CHI
Jan 30 — Feb 61

The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago are usually found in February or January, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday 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 2023: compare Minneapolis to Chicago flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chicago.

MSP - CHI

Price

$176 - $247

CHI

Temperature

23 - 73.4 °F

CHI

Rainfall

1.7 - 4.9 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from$176From Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago (CHI)
One-way from$80One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago (CHI)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Minneapolis to Chicago?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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 51 days in advance, which can save you up to 68% on flights from Minneapolis to Chicago compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 51 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 $257. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $337.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Chicago. Flights to Chicago from Minneapolis in February are about $216 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $117.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Chicago in January, February 2023

The best prices found for MSP to CHI flights for January, February
Feb 21 - Feb 21
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

1h 48m
MDW

Chicago Midway

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 57m
$152

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 21 - Feb 28
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 41m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 35m
$152

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 21 - Feb 22
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

6h 25m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 24m
$160

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

Minneapolis to Chicago 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Minneapolis found for this year
Mar 23 - Mar 26
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 35m
$124

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Jul 5 - Jul 21
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 27m
$128

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Aug 9 - Aug 23
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 27m
$129

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Cheap Sun Country Air flights from Minneapolis to Chicago

Mar 23 - Mar 26
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 35m
$124

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Jul 5 - Jul 21
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 27m
$128

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Jul 2 - Aug 23
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 27m
$137

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

  • Sun Country Air is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from Minneapolis to Chicago. Flights on this route from Sun Country Air typically cost $342.11 RT, a price that is 36% more expensive than the average Minneapolis to Chicago flight. The cheapest flight found was $217 RT. The most popular departure airport in Minneapolis when flying to Chicago is Minneapolis St Paul Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Chicago is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Minneapolis to Chicago, Sun Country Air flights are 48% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Minneapolis to Chicago

Mar 15 - Mar 21
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 26m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

17h 38m
$154

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Jan 31 - Feb 7
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 24m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

14h 35m
$174

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Jan 31 - Feb 1
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 24m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

2 stops

26h 34m
$186

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

  • If you’re traveling from Minneapolis to Chicago, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. Minneapolis to Chicago flights are typically 58% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $267.20 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $101. When traveling from Minneapolis to Chicago on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Minneapolis St Paul Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. When flying from Minneapolis to Chicago, Spirit Airlines flights are 46% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Chicago direct flight deals
Mar 23 - Mar 26
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 35m
$124

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Jul 5 - Jul 21
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 27m
$128

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

May 1 - May 16
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 29m
$134

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to Chicago

Late deals on return flights to Chicago from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
Jan 31 - Feb 7
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 24m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

14h 35m
$174

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/24

Feb 1 - Feb 3
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

11h 42m
MDW

Chicago Midway

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 04m
$177

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

Feb 1 - Aug 1
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

25h 12m
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 27m
$181

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/23

One-way flights to Chicago from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Chicago
Feb 8
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

11h 42m
$55

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/22

Mar 4
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
$60

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

May 12
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
$61

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Chicago

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,142 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

Sun Country Air
7.6
Good
71 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

Southwest
7.5
Good
929 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

Allegiant Air
7.5
Good
95 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
1,995 reviews

Food

7.2

Comfort

7.9

Crew

8.5

Boarding

8.0

Entertainment

7.8

Overall

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed well over 1 hour causing me to loss my next flight.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Minneapolis to Chicago flights.

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 65 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago per day from 11 different airlines.

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.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Chicago for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sun Country Air for just $124, but on average you can expect to pay $142.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to Chicago for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to Chicago under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to Chicago is less than $142.

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?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday, Friday.

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

Per day, 9 flights depart from Minneapolis to Chicago on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 89% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to Chicago?

There are many flights that can get you from Minneapolis to Chicago in 1h 33m. Fly via Sun Country Air, Delta, or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 335 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Sun Country Air ($124), Delta ($152), and Spirit Airlines ($154) offers the cheapest pricing from Minneapolis to Chicago. Sun Country Air is currently priced 42% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $55. Sun Country Air flights start at $60 while deals on Delta start at $76 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Minneapolis to Chicago?

Most travelers choose Minneapolis St Paul - Chicago O'Hare Intl, Minneapolis St Paul - Chicago Midway or Minneapolis St Paul - Chicago Greater Rockford when deciding on the best route from Minneapolis to Chicago.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Minneapolis to Chicago?

When booking a flight from Minneapolis to Chicago, you may want to consider flying on Air Choice One, Undisclosed Carrier or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to Chicago?

Before booking your flight to Chicago from Minneapolis, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air France (87%), Gulf Air (82%), KLM( 79%).

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to Chicago?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Minneapolis to Chicago? While on average our users pay $332, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $77. The most popular route (Minneapolis St Paul - Chicago O'Hare Intl), is priced around $128.

Alternative routes for Minneapolis to Chicago

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

Top 7 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$13Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$62Average$147FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$101Average$267FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$102Average$250FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$104Average$277FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Air Choice OneCheapest$145Average$244FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$217Average$342FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Chicago

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis to Chicago
18%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
40%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
35%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
7%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday64daily flights
Monday79daily flights
Tuesday67daily flights
Wednesday73daily flights
Thursday73daily flights
Friday73daily flights
Saturday27daily flights
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