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The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to Fairbanks are usually found in August or July, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to Fairbanks (FAI)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to FAI flight in 2022: compare Minneapolis to Fairbanks flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Fairbanks.
MSP - FAI
Price
$236 - $754
FAI
Temperature
-7.6 - 62.6 °F
FAI
Rainfall
0.3 - 2.2 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 51% potential price drop

Average price

$343

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

$236

From Minneapolis St Paul to Fairbanks

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 Fairbanks (MSP - FAI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Minneapolis to Fairbanks is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 42% on airfare.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Fairbanks from Minneapolis. Prices for August average $477 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $115. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a August flight can save you 58% on your journey compared to booking in March

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Friday, 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 Fairbanks?

Users have found that booking a flight from Minneapolis to Fairbanks at least 43 days early can save you up to 68% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 43 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks for as little as $374 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 $431 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks in June, July 2022

The best prices found for MSP to FAI flights for June, July
31 Jul - 8 Aug
$475pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
3 Jul - 11 Jul
$656pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Jul - 11 Jul
$683pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis St Paul to Fairbanks 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Fairbanks from Minneapolis found for this year
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$467pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$472pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
31 Jul - 8 Aug
$475pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to Fairbanks from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Fairbanks direct flight deals
11 Aug - 20 Aug
$691pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$741pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
11 Aug - 19 Aug
$752pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks

Late deals on round-trip flights to Fairbanks from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
3 Jul - 11 Jul
$656pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Jul - 11 Jul
$683pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
3 Jul - 7 Jul
$698pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
FAI
Fairbanks
FAI
Fairbanks
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Fairbanks from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks
11:50 am - 3:15 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
18h 25m
MSP - FAI
Multiple Airlines
$465
Kiwi.com
2:30 am - 7:00 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
31h 30m
MSP - FAI
Alaska Airlines
2:10 pm - 4:52 pm
Delta
Nonstop
5h 42m
MSP - FAI
Delta
$591
Delta

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to Fairbanks

What airports do I use to fly from Minneapolis to Fairbanks?

If you book a flight from Minneapolis to Fairbanks, you will be flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Fairbanks. Flights to Fairbanks (FAI) from Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) take 5h 42m for a nonstop flight. There are 3 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Fairbanks per day from 5 airlines.

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

Delta, Alaska Airlines, and Sun Country Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $467, but on average you can expect to pay $571.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to Fairbanks is less than $844.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to Fairbanks for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

According to our current data, Delta ($467), and Alaska Airlines ($472) offers the cheapest pricing from Minneapolis to Fairbanks. Delta is 2% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to Fairbanks?

The cheapest flight price from Minneapolis to Fairbanks is $130. On average you can expect to pay $755. The most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - Fairbanks), can usually be booked for $467.

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to Fairbanks?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Minneapolis to Fairbanks consider choosing Delta (83%), Virgin Atlantic (83%) or KLM (83%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Minneapolis to Fairbanks.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Fairbanks, AK

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

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

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

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 Fairbanks.

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

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

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul from Fairbanks

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

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

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Destination information for Fairbanks

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minneapolis to Fairbanks.
Average temperature for June in Fairbanks
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Fairbanks
1.3 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Fairbanks

Top 5 airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Fairbanks

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to Fairbanks 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
$104 $270 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$118 $271 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$118 $236 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$218 $567 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$276 $559 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Fairbanks

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis towards Fairbanks.
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Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Fairbanks
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to Fairbanks.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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