Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Washington (MSP - WAS)

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The best prices from Minneapolis to Washington are usually found in August or July, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to WAS flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
MSP - WAS
Price
$103 - $241
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 51% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$103

From Minneapolis to Washington

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from Minneapolis to Washington

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 Minneapolis to Washington?

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Minneapolis to Washington. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Washington.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 43 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Minneapolis to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 43 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $262. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $293.

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

Flights from Minneapolis to Washington lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Minneapolis to Washington in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $90.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to Washington (MSP - WAS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Minneapolis to Washington in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 15% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Washington in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MSP to WAS flights for June, July
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$136pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$137pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
15 Jul - 20 Jul
$137pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Minneapolis found for this year
9 Sep - 12 Sep
$74pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 Sep - 4 Oct
$76pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$77pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to Washington from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Washington direct flight deals
9 Sep - 12 Sep
$74pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 Sep - 4 Oct
$76pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$77pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$136pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
23 Jun - 26 Jun
$140pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
22 Jun - 26 Jun
$158pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Washington from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Washington
3:59 pm - 7:28 pm
Delta
Nonstop
2h 29m
MSP - IAD
Delta
$69
Delta
3:45 am - 7:06 am
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
2h 21m
MSP - BWI
Sun Country Air
$74
FareScan
2:30 am - 9:04 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 34m
MSP - DCA
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Minneapolis to Washington 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 Minneapolis and Washington 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 Minneapolis St Paul to Washington have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Washington that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Minneapolis to Washington?

Located just 7.3 mi from the city center, Minneapolis St Paul is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Washington from Minneapolis. Booking flights from Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) to Washington should be relatively easy as there are 18 daily outbound flights to Washington from 9 different airlines.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sun Country Air for just $74, but on average you can expect to pay $92.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to Washington under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to Washington is less than $92.

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

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

Is Minneapolis weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in July. The weather in Washington is generally hotter than Minneapolis's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to Washington?

A quick flight from Minneapolis to Washington can take about 2h 21m. Sun Country Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $136. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Minneapolis to Washington is Sun Country Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $74 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $78. Users have found that Sun Country Air is 64% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$36 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 Delta, with prices starting from $39 and $69, respectively.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minneapolis to Washington.
Flight duration
2h 35m
Average temperature for June in Washington
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Washington
4.2 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Minneapolis to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to Washington 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
Spirit Airlines
$56 $139 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$58 $167 No cancel fee 83%
Frontier
$71 $200 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$97 $208 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$82 $225 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$88 $252 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$82 $259 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis towards Washington.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 47% of MSP to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of MSP to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 21% of MSP to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MSP to WAS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to Washington.
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
21 daily flights
Thursday
18 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
16 daily flights
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