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)

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

$44

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 February, March 2021

26 Mar - 28 Mar
$92pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
10 Mar - 17 Mar
$94pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Mar - 28 Mar
$97pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Minneapolis 2021 flight deals

20 May - 27 May
$74pp
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
28 May - 31 May
$75pp
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
29 Apr - 8 May
$77pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from Chicago

20 May - 27 May
$74pp
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
28 May - 31 May
$75pp
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
14 May - 16 May
$81pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
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

9 Mar - 16 Mar
$98pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$118pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Mar - 18 Mar
$123pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Minneapolis from Chicago

3:45 am - 5:19 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 34m
ORD - MSP
United Airlines
$44
United
4:05 am - 5:52 am
Major Airline
Nonstop
1h 47m
ORD - MSP
Major Airline
$59
StudentUniverse
4:00 am - 5:37 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 37m
MDW - MSP
Delta
$67
Delta

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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.

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

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul 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 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.

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 $74, but on average you can expect to pay $95.

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 $106.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday.

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

Travelers can expect 22 flights from Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 23% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 23% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 55% 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 $87, American Airlines can have you in Minneapolis from Chicago in 1h 27m. 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 ($74), Spirit Airlines ($79), and American Airlines ($87) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Minneapolis. Users have found that Sun Country Air is 36% 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 Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $39. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Delta, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Minneapolis for a low price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Minneapolis

Destination information for Minneapolis

Flight duration
1h 38m
Average temperature for February in Minneapolis
32.0 °F
Avg rainfall for February in Minneapolis
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Minneapolis

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

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 61% of CHI to MSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 22% of CHI to MSP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 16% of CHI to MSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of CHI to MSP departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Minneapolis
Sunday
56 daily flights
Monday
50 daily flights
Tuesday
27 daily flights
Wednesday
38 daily flights
Thursday
52 daily flights
Friday
56 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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