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The cheapest times to fly from BUF to MSP are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
  • early December

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 BUF to MSP is early December. Prices can be as high as $729 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $201 for Wednesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Minneapolis

Flying from Buffalo, NY (BUF) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $216 to $369 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $219. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $361. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $142 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $276 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BUF to MSP flight.

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

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BUF to MSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BUF to MSP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Buffalo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into BUF. 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 $84 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $241. Return trip prices are from the MSP to BUF 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 BUF to MSP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 732 miles or 1178 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BUF to MSP flight is about 2 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Buffalo, NY and Minneapolis, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 90 available flights from BUF to MSP.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code BUF
Origination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7

Return Airport

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from BUF to MSP tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 14% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 7% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSP heading for BUF about 9 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Minneapolis, MN is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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