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)

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

$48

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 18% 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 14% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Chicago in February, March 2021

18 Mar - 29 Mar
$87pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
22 Mar - 29 Mar
$92pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
30 Mar - 8 Apr
$94pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis to Chicago 2021 flight deals

20 May - 23 May
$74pp
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
6 May - 13 May
$75pp
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
20 May - 24 May
$76pp
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

20 May - 23 May
$74pp
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
6 May - 13 May
$75pp
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
20 May - 24 May
$76pp
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

2 Mar - 9 Mar
$106pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Mar - 7 Apr
$118pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Mar - 9 Mar
$119pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Chicago from Minneapolis

1:30 pm - 3:06 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
1h 36m
MSP - ORD
Sun Country Air
$48
mytrip.com
7:32 am - 8:51 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 19m
MSP - ORD
United Airlines
$56
United
2:59 pm - 8:09 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
17h 10m
MSP - ORD
Spirit Airlines
$59
Gotogate

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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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago 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 Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago 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 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 $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 $74, but on average you can expect to pay $86.

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 $93.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

On average 37 flights depart from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 38% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 41% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 11% 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 19m. 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 $74, 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 Spirit Airlines and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $79 and $87, respectively. You may be able to fly from Minneapolis to Chicago for 39% 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 $36. Frontier flights start at $39 while deals on Spirit Airlines start at $46 one-way.

Alternative routes for Minneapolis to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Flight duration
1h 36m
Average temperature for February in Chicago
39.2 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Chicago
1.0 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Top 8 airlines flying from Minneapolis to Chicago

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

Morning 6 AM to noon 43% of MSP to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 32% of MSP to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 19% of MSP to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 6% of MSP to CHI departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Chicago
Sunday
39 daily flights
Monday
55 daily flights
Tuesday
39 daily flights
Wednesday
41 daily flights
Thursday
52 daily flights
Friday
52 daily flights
Saturday
25 daily flights
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