Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Columbus (MSP - CMH)

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The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to Columbus are usually found in February or September, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to Columbus (CMH)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to CMH flight in 2022: compare Minneapolis to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
MSP - CMH
Price
$259 - $403
CMH
Temperature
30.2 - 75.2 °F
CMH
Rainfall
2.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$259

From Minneapolis St Paul to Columbus

One-way from

$158

One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul to Columbus

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to Columbus (MSP - CMH)?

When flying from Minneapolis to Columbus, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 11% versus a flight at noon.

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

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Columbus. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Minneapolis to Columbus at least 31 days early can save you up to 32% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 31 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Minneapolis to Columbus for as little as $362 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $413 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Columbus from Minneapolis. Prices for February average $338 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $199. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May. Opting for a February flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Columbus in June, July 2022

The best prices found for MSP to CMH flights for June, July
2 Jul - 9 Jul
$323pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
7 Jul - 9 Jul
$338pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
3 Jul - 29 Mar
$340pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis St Paul to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Minneapolis found for this year
14 Sep - 21 Sep
$253pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
8 Sep - 11 Sep
$286pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 Aug - 3 Sep
$295pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to Columbus from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Columbus direct flight deals
11 Oct - 17 Oct
$298pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
7 Jul - 9 Jul
$338pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
8 Jul - 17 Jul
$348pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to Columbus

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbus from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
2 Jul - 9 Jul
$323pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
3 Jul - 29 Mar
$340pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Jul - 29 Mar
$368pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Columbus from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Columbus
1:19 pm - 7:57 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
5h 38m
MSP - CMH
United Airlines
$158
United
10:31 am - 5:57 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
6h 26m
MSP - CMH
American Airlines
7:21 am - 7:04 am
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 43m
MSP - CMH
Frontier
$223
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to Columbus

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

Located just 7.3 mi from the city center, Minneapolis St Paul is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Columbus from Minneapolis. Booking flights from Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) to Columbus should be relatively easy as there are 7 daily outbound flights to Columbus from 8 different airlines.

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

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

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to Columbus for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Columbus for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $253, but on average you can expect to pay $311.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to Columbus for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to Columbus under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to Columbus is less than $423.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to Columbus for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to Columbus within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to Columbus?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Saturday.

How popular is this Minneapolis to Columbus flight route?

The Minneapolis St Paul to Columbus flight path was viewed by 59 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average, you can expect to see 5 flights from Minneapolis to Columbus a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to Columbus?

Departing from Minneapolis to Columbus will take you 1h 57m. The distance between Minneapolis and Columbus is about 629 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Minneapolis to Columbus round-trip from $253. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $298, and United Airlines, from $316. You may be able to fly from Minneapolis to Columbus for 25% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $143. Users have also found prices from $158 and $162 on United Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to Columbus?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Minneapolis to Columbus on time: SkyWest Airlines (80%), Delta (80%), WestJet (78%).

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to Columbus?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Minneapolis to Columbus? While on average our users pay $456, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $211. The most popular route (Minneapolis St Paul - Columbus), is priced around $253.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Minneapolis to Columbus are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbus, OH

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Columbus from Minneapolis?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Columbus within the United States

Most visitors from Minneapolis St Paul need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Columbus.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Columbus.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to quarantine after entering Columbus.

Do I need a test to fly back to Minneapolis from Columbus?

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Minneapolis St Paul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

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Alternative routes for Minneapolis to Columbus

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

Destination information for Columbus

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minneapolis to Columbus.
Flight duration from MSP to Columbus
2h 00m
Average temperature for June in Columbus
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Columbus
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Top 6 airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to Columbus 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
Juneyao Airlines
$20 $23 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$28 $104 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$55 $170 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$125 $323 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$181 $415 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$199 $368 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Columbus

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis towards Columbus.
Morning 6 AM to noon 64% of MSP to CMH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of MSP to CMH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 16% of MSP to CMH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of MSP to CMH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Columbus
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to Columbus.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
12 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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