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The best prices from Minneapolis to Chicago are usually found in November or December, booked 60 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
$117 - $248
CHI
Temperature
33.8 - 84.2 °F
CHI
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$117

From Minneapolis to Chicago

One-way from

$52

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 37 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 37 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 $177. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $177.

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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for MSP to CHI flights for October, November
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$85pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$88pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
31 Oct - 2 Nov
$91pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis to Chicago 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chicago from Minneapolis found for this year
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$85pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$88pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
31 Oct - 2 Nov
$91pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to Chicago from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Chicago direct flight deals
4 Dec - 4 Dec
$91pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
11 Nov - 17 Nov
$97pp
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
1 Nov - 7 Nov
$107pp
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

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to Chicago

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chicago from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$85pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Nov - 4 Nov
$88pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
31 Oct - 2 Nov
$91pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Chicago from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Chicago
8:46 am - 4:38 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 52m
MSP - ORD
American Airlines
2:00 am - 5:32 am
Frontier
1 Stop
28h 32m
MSP - ORD
Frontier
$53
Kiwi.com
11:00 am - 12:35 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 35m
MSP - ORD
United Airlines
$64
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Minneapolis to Chicago 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.

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

Delta and Southwest are some 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 American Airlines 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 Multiple Airlines for just $85, but on average you can expect to pay $101.

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 $141.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to Chicago on average per day?

On average 46 flights depart from Minneapolis St Paul to Chicago per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 48% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% 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, American Airlines, 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 $92, Frontier will fly you from Minneapolis to Chicago and back. In addition to Frontier, 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 $95 and $97, respectively. You may be able to fly from Minneapolis to Chicago for 42% 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 Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $39. Spirit Airlines flights start at $47 while deals on United Airlines start at $49 one-way.

Alternative routes for Minneapolis to Chicago

Destination information for Chicago

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Minneapolis to Chicago
Flight duration
1h 37m
Average temperature for October in Chicago
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chicago
2.6 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Chicago

Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of MSP to CHI departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of MSP to CHI departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 11% of MSP to CHI departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 7% of MSP to CHI departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Chicago
Sunday
51 daily flights
Monday
66 daily flights
Tuesday
41 daily flights
Wednesday
33 daily flights
Thursday
53 daily flights
Friday
62 daily flights
Saturday
46 daily flights
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