Cheap flights from Chicago to Minneapolis (CHI - MSP)

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The best prices from Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul 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
15.8 - 73.4 °F
MSP
Precipitation
0.8 - 4.3 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 (CHI) to Minneapolis St Paul

One-way from

$54

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Minneapolis St Paul

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 Chicago to Minneapolis (CHI - MSP)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Minneapolis in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 21% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Minneapolis. Flights to Minneapolis from Chicago in August are about $117 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $57.

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 49% 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 22 days in advance to save up to 35% 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 22 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 $128, or $171 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Minneapolis in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to MSP flights for October, November
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$84pp
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 Oct - 31 Oct
$87pp
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
5 Nov - 13 Nov
$89pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Minneapolis 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from Chicago found for this year
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$84pp
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 Oct - 31 Oct
$87pp
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
5 Nov - 13 Nov
$89pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Minneapolis direct flight deals
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$84pp
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
12 Nov - 14 Nov
$87pp
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
5 Nov - 13 Nov
$89pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
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
30 Oct - 31 Oct
$92pp
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
3 Nov - 8 Nov
$97pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
MDW
Chicago Midway
4 Nov - 6 Nov
$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

One-way flights to Minneapolis St Paul from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Minneapolis
12:45 pm - 2:19 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
1h 34m
ORD - MSP
Sun Country Air
$54
Booking.com
2:20 am - 3:53 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 33m
ORD - MSP
United Airlines
$59
United
5:19 am - 12:50 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 31m
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

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 72 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, 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 $84, but on average you can expect to pay $102.

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 $107.

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 can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Per day, 54 flights depart from Chicago to Minneapolis on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 57% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 31% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 11% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chicago to Minneapolis?

Departing from Chicago to Minneapolis will take you 1h 34m. There are 335 mi between Chicago and Minneapolis. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Sun Country Air ($84), Delta ($97), and Spirit Airlines ($99) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Minneapolis. Users have found that Sun Country Air is 28% 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 $41. Users have also found prices from $48 and $49 on Spirit Airlines and Delta, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Minneapolis?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $43. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Minneapolis St Paul) can be booked for $87 on average our data indicates $297 when flying from Chicago to Minneapolis

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, Major Airline and American 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 Asiana Airlines (100%), Envoy Air (96%) and Air France (91%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Minneapolis, MN

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Minneapolis St Paul within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Minneapolis St Paul.

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

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

Returning to Chicago from Minneapolis St Paul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

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

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Destination information for Minneapolis

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Minneapolis.
Flight duration from Chicago to MSP
1h 35m
Average temperature for October in Minneapolis
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Minneapolis
2.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Top 7 airlines flying from Chicago to Minneapolis St Paul

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%
American Airlines
$53 $173 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$58 $225 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$58 $172 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$118 $217 No cancel fee 65%
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.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 36% of CHI to MSP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of CHI to MSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of CHI to MSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% 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
90 daily flights
Monday
67 daily flights
Tuesday
65 daily flights
Wednesday
73 daily flights
Thursday
59 daily flights
Friday
90 daily flights
Saturday
65 daily flights
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