The cheapest times to fly from INL to MDW are

  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 20th to March 4th (except the weeks of September 3rd, November 19th, November 26th, and February 12th)

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 INL to MDW is late September. Prices can be as high as $750 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $229 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Chicago

Flying from International Falls, MN (INL) to Chicago, IL (MDW) will usually cost between $271 to $504 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 $324. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $478. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $154 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $375 can be considered a good price for a round-trip INL to MDW flight.

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

INL to MDW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the INL to MDW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from International Falls. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above 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 $162 (36%) 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 $291. Return trip prices are from the MDW to INL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from INL to MDW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from INL to MDW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 124 miles (200 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 9.07% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See INL to MSN flights

Destination alternative #2: Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 7.73% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See INL to GRR flights

Destination alternative #3: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 15 miles (24 km) away from MDW
  • Usually 5.07% less expensive than MDW
  • 1-layover flights available

See INL to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from INL to MDW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chicago Midway International Airport to Falls International Einarson Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 543 miles or 874 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from INL to MDW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop INL to MDW flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between International Falls, MN and Chicago, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from INL to MDW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code INL
Origination airport name Falls International Einarson Field Airport
City International Falls, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 48.6
Longitude -93.4

Return Airport

Destination code MDW
Destination airport name Chicago Midway International Airport
City Chicago, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 41.8
Longitude -87.8


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