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The cheapest times to fly from MSP to PDX are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MSP to PDX is late September. Prices can be as high as $830 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $167 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $176 to $408 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $171. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $420. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $249 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $283 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to PDX flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MSP to PDX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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MSP to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to PDX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $49 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $268. Return trip prices are from the PDX to MSP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MSP to PDX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 32 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MSP to PDX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Portland International Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1422 miles or 2288 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MSP to PDX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to PDX flight is about 3 hour 32 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from MSP to PDX.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code MSP
Origination airport name Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport
City Minneapolis, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.2

Return Airport

Destination code PDX
Destination airport name Portland International Airport
City Portland, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -122.6

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MSP to PDX tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 17% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 17% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PDX heading for MSP about 6 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Portland, OR is about 3 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 8 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 4 minutes early
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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