The cheapest times to fly from LNK to MSP are
- August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 15th)
- December 3rd to March 4th (except the weeks of December 10th and December 24th)
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 LNK to MSP is mid August. Prices can be as high as $517 for Sunday flights during early May, or as low as $197 for Tuesday flights around mid August.
When to Fly to Minneapolis
Flying from Lincoln, NE (LNK) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $198 to $344 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $227. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $309. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $81 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $259 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LNK to MSP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LNK to MSP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LNK to MSP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lincoln. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSP, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into LNK. 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 $88 (29%) 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 $216. Return trip prices are from the MSP to LNK 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 LNK to MSP can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LNK 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 Lincoln Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 331 miles or 533 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LNK to MSP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LNK to MSP flight is about 1 hour 35 minutes.
How many flights go between Lincoln, NE and Minneapolis, MN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from LNK to MSP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Lincoln Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LNK to MSP tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 20% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 25% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSP heading for LNK about 5 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Minneapolis, MN is about 3 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: 5 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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