The cheapest times to fly from MBS to BDL are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • April 9th to June 3rd (except the week of April 16th)
  • October 22nd 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 MBS to BDL is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $561 for Sunday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $216 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Hartford

Flying from Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI (MBS) to Hartford, CT (BDL) will usually cost between $216 to $480 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $250. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $450. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $200 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $300 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MBS to BDL flight.

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

MBS to BDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MBS to BDL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Saginaw. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $154 (39%) 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 $228. Return trip prices are from the BDL to MBS 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 MBS to BDL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 2 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 MBS to BDL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston, MA

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 8.67% less expensive than BDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MBS to BOS flights

Destination alternative #2: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 7.33% less expensive than BDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MBS to LGA flights

Destination alternative #3: Westchester County Airport (HPN) in White Plains, NY

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from BDL
  • Usually 5.67% less expensive than BDL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MBS to HPN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MBS to BDL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bradley International Airport to MBS International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 588 miles or 946 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MBS to BDL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MBS to BDL flight is about 2 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI and Hartford, CT?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MBS to BDL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MBS
Origination airport name MBS International Airport
City Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 43.5
Longitude -84.1

Return Airport

Destination code BDL
Destination airport name Bradley International Airport
City Hartford, CT
Country the United States
Latitude 41.9
Longitude -72.7


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