Cheap flights from Chicago to Minneapolis (CHI - MSP)

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The best prices from Chicago to Minneapolis are usually found in August or April, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

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 2021: compare Chicago to Minneapolis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Minneapolis.
CHI - MSP
Price
$93 - $142
MSP
Temperature
26.6 - 84.2 °F
MSP
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$93

From Chicago to Minneapolis

One-way from

$74

One-way flight from Chicago to Minneapolis

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 Chicago to Minneapolis?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 49% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 54 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Minneapolis within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $133.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Minneapolis from Chicago average $144. You can even find prices in August for less than $144, as users have found deals to Minneapolis from as low as $54. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Minneapolis from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 34%.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chicago to Minneapolis in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Minneapolis in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MSP flights for May, June
27 May - 30 May
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 30 May
$96pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 30 May
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Minneapolis 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from Chicago found for this year
27 May - 30 May
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 30 May
$96pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 30 May
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Minneapolis direct flight deals
27 May - 30 May
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 30 May
$96pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 30 May
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Minneapolis

Late deals on round-trip flights to Minneapolis from Chicago, departing today and this week
27 May - 30 May
$93pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 30 May
$96pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 May - 30 May
$107pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Minneapolis from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Minneapolis
2:55 pm - 4:35 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
1h 40m
ORD - MSP
Sun Country Air
4:10 pm - 9:55 am
Boutique Air
1 Stop
17h 45m
ORD - MSP
Boutique Air
$79
Gotogate
1:50 pm - 7:46 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 56m
ORD - MSP
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Minneapolis

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Minneapolis 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 Chicago and Minneapolis 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.

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

United Airlines, Sun Country Air, and American Airlines 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.

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 54 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.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Minneapolis for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Minneapolis for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sun Country Air for just $93, but on average you can expect to pay $125.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Minneapolis for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Minneapolis under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Minneapolis is less than $126.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Minneapolis within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Minneapolis?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 4 flights from Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Minneapolis?

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 Minneapolis is generally the same as in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Minneapolis?

For as low as $154, American Airlines can have you in Minneapolis from Chicago in 1h 23m. 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 ($93), Delta ($111), and Spirit Airlines ($146) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Minneapolis. Users have found that Sun Country Air is 20% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Sun Country Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $44. However, be on the lookout for offers from Delta and Spirit Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Minneapolis for a low price.

Destination information for Minneapolis

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Minneapolis.
Flight duration
1h 34m
Average temperature for May in Minneapolis
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Minneapolis
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Top 7 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
$48 $128 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$58 $172 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$53 $173 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$118 $217 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$58 $225 No cancel fee N/A
Air Choice One
$169 $285 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.

Linear Air Taxi
$4,322 $5,767 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 Chicago to Minneapolis

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Minneapolis.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 44% of CHI to MSP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of CHI to MSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of CHI to MSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to MSP departures
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.
Sunday
67 daily flights
Monday
56 daily flights
Tuesday
45 daily flights
Wednesday
45 daily flights
Thursday
61 daily flights
Friday
67 daily flights
Saturday
42 daily flights
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