Cheap flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis (RDU - MSP)

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The best prices from Raleigh-Durham to Minneapolis St Paul are usually found in January or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh (RDU) to Minneapolis (MSP)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to MSP flight in 2022: compare Raleigh to Minneapolis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Minneapolis.
RDU - MSP
Price
$205 - $408
MSP
Temperature
15.8 - 73.4 °F
MSP
Rainfall
0.8 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$205

From Raleigh-Durham to Minneapolis St Paul

One-way from

$125

One-way flight from Raleigh-Durham 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 Raleigh to Minneapolis (RDU - MSP)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Raleigh to Minneapolis at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 61% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, January can be a great choice for travel to Minneapolis. Flights to Minneapolis from Raleigh in January are about $296 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $191.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Raleigh to Minneapolis at least 57 days early can save you up to 61% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 57 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis for as little as $356 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 $463 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 35% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis in August, September 2022

The best prices found for RDU to MSP flights for August, September
22 Sep - 2 Oct
$138pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
22 Sep - 29 Sep
$142pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
22 Sep - 25 Sep
$148pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh-Durham to Minneapolis 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from Raleigh found for this year
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$135pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
22 Sep - 2 Oct
$138pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$140pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham

Cheap Frontier flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis

3 Nov - 5 Nov
$159pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$161pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$163pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh-Durham

One of the most popular airlines traveling from Raleigh to Minneapolis is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $347.01 RT. This price is typically 46% cheaper than other airlines that offer Raleigh to Minneapolis flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $197. Raleigh-Durham Airport is the most common Raleigh airport to take off from when flying to Minneapolis. Minneapolis St Paul Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Minneapolis. When flying from Raleigh to Minneapolis, Frontier flights are 20% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Sun Country Air flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis

3 Nov - 6 Nov
$135pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
22 Sep - 2 Oct
$138pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$140pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham

Sun Country Air is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from Raleigh to Minneapolis. Flights on this route from Sun Country Air typically cost $192.35 RT, a price that is 70% more expensive than the average Raleigh to Minneapolis flight. The cheapest flight found was $98 RT. The most popular departure airport in Raleigh when flying to Minneapolis is Raleigh-Durham Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Minneapolis is Minneapolis St Paul Airport. When flying from Raleigh to Minneapolis, Sun Country Air flights are 12% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from Raleigh

Save time with Raleigh to Minneapolis direct flight deals
3 Nov - 6 Nov
$135pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
22 Sep - 2 Oct
$138pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$140pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis

Late deals on round-trip flights to Minneapolis from Raleigh, departing today and this week
14 Aug - 6 Sep
$272pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
15 Aug - 18 Aug
$297pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
18 Aug - 4 Sep
$298pp
RDU
Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Minneapolis St Paul from Raleigh

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis
4:38 am - 4:22 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 44m
RDU - MSP
Spirit Airlines
$125
CheapOair
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
2h 30m
RDU - MSP
Sun Country Air
$159
Booking.com
4:45 am - 5:40 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
25h 55m
RDU - MSP
Allegiant Air
$163
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Raleigh to Minneapolis

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

If you book a flight from Raleigh to Minneapolis, you will be flying from Raleigh-Durham to Minneapolis St Paul. Flights to Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) from Raleigh-Durham (RDU) take 2h 30m for a nonstop flight. There are 7 flights from Raleigh-Durham to Minneapolis per day from 10 airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Raleigh-Durham to Minneapolis St Paul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, Sun Country Air, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sun Country Air for just $135, but on average you can expect to pay $152.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh to Minneapolis is less than $186.

Are there last-minute flights available from Raleigh to Minneapolis for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Raleigh to Minneapolis flight route?

The Raleigh-Durham to Minneapolis St Paul flight path was viewed by 27 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

According to our current data, Sun Country Air ($135), and Frontier ($159) offers the cheapest pricing from Raleigh to Minneapolis. Sun Country Air is 54% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$69 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Sun Country Air. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and JetBlue, with prices starting from $125 and $132, respectively.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Raleigh to Minneapolis?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Raleigh to Minneapolis on time: Delta (79%), Virgin Atlantic (78%), KLM (75%).

What are the cheapest flights from Raleigh to Minneapolis?

The cheapest flight price from Raleigh to Minneapolis is $147. On average you can expect to pay $483. The most popular route, (Raleigh-Durham - Minneapolis St Paul), can usually be booked for $138.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Minneapolis, MN

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

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

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Raleigh-Durham are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

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

Returning to Raleigh-Durham from Minneapolis St Paul

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 Raleigh-Durham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to quarantine after entering Raleigh-Durham.

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Alternative routes for Raleigh to Minneapolis

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

Top 9 airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham to Minneapolis St Paul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh 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
Juneyao Airlines
$16 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$64 $114 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$71 $140 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$98 $192 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$107 $240 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$109 $243 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$152 $389 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$197 $347 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$290 $462 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Raleigh to Minneapolis

See what time of day planes typically take off from Raleigh towards Minneapolis.
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% of RDU to MSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 30% of RDU to MSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of RDU to MSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of RDU to MSP departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh to Minneapolis
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Raleigh to Minneapolis.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights