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

CHI — MSP
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul are usually found in February or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Minneapolis (MSP)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to MSP flight in 2023: compare Chicago to Minneapolis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Minneapolis.

CHI - MSP

Price

$177 - $277

MSP

Temperature

15.8 - 73.4 °F

MSP

Rainfall

0.8 - 4.3 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Round-trip from$177From Chicago (CHI) to Minneapolis St Paul
One-way from$74One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Minneapolis St Paul

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

Leaving on a Wednesday 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 33% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Minneapolis.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 59 days in advance to save up to 82% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 59 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Chicago to Minneapolis 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $258, or $344 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

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 Minneapolis. Flights to Minneapolis from Chicago in February are about $226 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $117.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Minneapolis in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Minneapolis in February, March 2023

The best prices found for CHI to MSP flights for February, March
Mar 3 - Mar 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
$124

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Mar 3 - Mar 4
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
$128

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 3 - Mar 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
$130

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Chicago to Minneapolis 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from Chicago found for this year
Mar 3 - Mar 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
$124

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Apr 28 - May 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
$128

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 3 - Mar 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
$130

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Cheap Southwest flights from Chicago to Minneapolis

Feb 15 - Feb 17
MDW

Chicago Midway

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

2 stops

9h 45m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

1h 40m
$253

Southwest

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 15 - Feb 17
MDW

Chicago Midway

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

2 stops

12h 00m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

5h 50m
$263

Southwest

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 7 - Feb 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

8h 55m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

8h 00m
$272

Southwest

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

  • If you’re traveling from Chicago to Minneapolis, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Southwest. Chicago to Minneapolis flights are typically 95% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Southwest typically cost $267.20 RT. The cheapest Southwest flight found for this route was $99. When traveling from Chicago to Minneapolis on Southwest, the most popular airport to depart from is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Minneapolis St Paul Airport. When flying from Chicago to Minneapolis, Southwest flights are 58% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Delta flights from Chicago to Minneapolis

Mar 1 - Mar 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 40m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 50m
$152

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 29 - Apr 2
MDW

Chicago Midway

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 36m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

MDW

Chicago Midway

Nonstop

1h 53m
$185

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 29 - Apr 5
MDW

Chicago Midway

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 36m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

6h 53m
$195

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Chicago to Minneapolis is Delta. Flights from Delta traveling this route typically cost $257.20 RT. This price is typically 59% cheaper than other airlines that offer Chicago to Minneapolis flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $104. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most common Chicago airport to take off from when flying to Minneapolis. Minneapolis St Paul Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Minneapolis. When flying from Chicago to Minneapolis, Delta flights are 52% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Minneapolis direct flight deals
Mar 3 - Mar 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
$124

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/2

Apr 28 - May 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 33m
$128

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 3 - Mar 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

1h 30m
$130

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Last minute flights from Chicago to Minneapolis

Late deals on return flights to Minneapolis from Chicago, departing today and this week
Feb 10 - Feb 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 29m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 50m
$160

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 10 - Feb 14
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 29m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 50m
$161

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 7 - Feb 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 29m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

7h 50m
$170

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

One-way flights to Minneapolis from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Minneapolis
Mar 3
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

1h 34m
$64

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 52m
$67

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Feb 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 29m
$68

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Minneapolis

Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Cramped seating, tiny old monitors, terrible audio in the cabin so couldn't hear the announcements

Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Cramped seating, tiny old monitors, terrible audio in the cabin so couldn't hear the announcements

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,189 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Cramped seating, tiny old monitors, terrible audio in the cabin so couldn't hear the announcements

Southwest
7.5
Good
946 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Cramped seating, tiny old monitors, terrible audio in the cabin so couldn't hear the announcements

Sun Country Air
7.5
Good
72 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Cramped seating, tiny old monitors, terrible audio in the cabin so couldn't hear the announcements

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,046 reviews

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Cramped seating, tiny old monitors, terrible audio in the cabin so couldn't hear the announcements

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly into for flights to Minneapolis from Chicago?

Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Chicago to Minneapolis. You should not have trouble finding flights to Minneapolis St Paul from Chicago; the airport handles an average of 62 inbound flights from Chicago per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 9 airlines have flights to the Minneapolis airport from Chicago. It is only a 7.3 mi journey from Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) to Minneapolis’s city center.

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

United Airlines, Delta, 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 Chicago to Minneapolis for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Minneapolis for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sun Country Air for just $124, but on average you can expect to pay $143.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Minneapolis under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Minneapolis is less than $145.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Minneapolis for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Minneapolis within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Minneapolis?

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

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

Per day, 48 flights depart from Chicago to Minneapolis on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 44% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 35% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 21% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Minneapolis?

Departing from Chicago to Minneapolis will take you 1h 24m. There are 335 mi between Chicago and Minneapolis. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Sun Country Air ($124), American Airlines ($138), and Delta ($152) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Minneapolis. Users have found that Sun Country Air is 45% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Sun Country Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $64. Users have also found prices from $69 and $76 on United Airlines and Delta, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Minneapolis are Air Choice One, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Minneapolis?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Chicago to Minneapolis are LOT (100%), United Airlines (75%) and Air New Zealand (75%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Minneapolis?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $76. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Minneapolis St Paul) can be booked for $128 on average our data indicates $993 when flying from Chicago to Minneapolis.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Minneapolis

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Minneapolis

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Minneapolis choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
Search Juneyao Airlines flights
Sun Country AirCheapest$61Average$141FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
Search Sun Country Air flights
DeltaCheapest$99Average$267FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
Search Delta flights
United AirlinesCheapest$104Average$257FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
Search United Airlines flights
American AirlinesCheapest$109Average$237FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
Search American Airlines flights
Air Choice OneCheapest$169Average$285FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
Search Air Choice One flights

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Minneapolis

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Minneapolis
10%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
43%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
23%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
24%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Minneapolis

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Minneapolis
Sunday48daily flights
Monday76daily flights
Tuesday71daily flights
Wednesday74daily flights
Thursday60daily flights
Friday73daily flights
Saturday32daily flights
100% Free
Cheapflights is completely free to use, so you can start saving the moment you arrive.
Book with Flexibility
Our users can plan ahead with confidence and find flights with no change fees
Travel Smart
Millions of people come to us for their flight needs every year. We help make travel planning easy by providing useful insights and data-driven graphs that can inform your decisions.