The cheapest times to fly from MBS to MSP are
- January 1st to March 4th
- August 13th 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 MSP is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $547 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $220 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.
When to Fly to Minneapolis
Flying from Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI (MBS) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $229 to $396 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 $267. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $364. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $96 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $299 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MBS to MSP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MBS to MSP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MBS to MSP 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 $0.4, 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. 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 $114 (32%) 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 $244. Return trip prices are from the MSP to MBS 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 MBS 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 49 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MBS 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 MBS International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 462 miles or 744 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MBS to MSP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MBS to MSP flight is about 1 hour 49 minutes.
How many flights go between Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI and Minneapolis, MN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from MBS to MSP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||MBS International Airport|
|City||Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MBS to MSP tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 5% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 62% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSP heading for MBS about 9 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Minneapolis, MN is about 7 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- SkyWest: on time
- Endeavor: 9 minutes late
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