The cheapest times to fly from LBF to MSP are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 9th to May 27th (except the week of May 7th)
- July 30th to October 21st (except the weeks of August 20th and September 10th)
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 LBF to MSP is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $750 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $282 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.
When to Fly to Minneapolis
Flying from North Platte, NE (LBF) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $292 to $542 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $334. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $490. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $156 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $385 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LBF to MSP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LBF to MSP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LBF to MSP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from North Platte. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.52, which is 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 $160 (33%) 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 $325. Return trip prices are from the MSP to LBF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LBF to MSP 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 48 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking LBF to MSP
Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LBF to MSP — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $364
- Average savings: $21 (5.46%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LBF to MSP? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to North Platte Regional Lee Bird Field Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 457 miles or 735 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LBF to MSP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LBF to MSP flight is about 1 hour 48 minutes.
How many flights go between North Platte, NE and Minneapolis, MN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from LBF to MSP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||North Platte Regional Lee Bird Field Airport|
|City||North Platte, NE|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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