The cheapest times to fly from MBS to FSD are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • April 2nd to April 29th (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 13th to December 16th (except the weeks of October 15th and November 19th)

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 FSD is late January. Prices can be as high as $646 for Monday flights during early August, or as low as $278 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI (MBS) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $311 to $523 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $335. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $494. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $159 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $412 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MBS to FSD flight.

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

MBS to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MBS to FSD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Saginaw. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, 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. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Sioux Falls, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Saginaw. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $139 (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 $347. Return trip prices are from the FSD 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 FSD 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 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MBS to FSD? 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 Joe Foss Field Airport to MBS International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 633 miles or 1019 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MBS to FSD flight is about 2 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from MBS to FSD.


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 FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7


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