The cheapest times to fly from LTO to MSP are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • February 26th to March 11th
  • April 16th to July 22nd (except the weeks of May 7th, June 18th, and June 25th)
  • October 29th 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 LTO to MSP is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $1618 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $588 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Minneapolis

Flying from Loreto (LTO) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $650 to $1353 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 $630. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1618. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $988 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $867 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LTO to MSP flight.

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

LTO to MSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LTO to MSP flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Loreto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.33, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Minneapolis, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Loreto. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $135 (14%) 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 $793. Return trip prices are from the MSP to LTO 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 LTO 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 3 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LTO 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 LTO to MSP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (LTO > LAX > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $666
  • Average savings: $202 (23.24%)

See LTO to PDX flights

Hack #2: Portland, OR (LTO > PDX > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $765
  • Average savings: $102 (11.76%)

See LTO to LAX flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (LTO > SEA > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $766
  • Average savings: $102 (11.71%)

See LTO to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1648 miles or 2652 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LTO to MSP flight is about 3 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Loreto and Minneapolis, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from LTO to MSP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LTO
Origination airport name Loreto International Airport
City Loreto
Country Mexico
Latitude 26
Longitude -111.3

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


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