The cheapest times to fly from MBS to RST are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 9th to June 3rd
- October 22nd to December 9th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)
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 RST is late January. Prices can be as high as $621 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $218 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to Rochester
Flying from Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI (MBS) to Rochester, MN (RST) will usually cost between $227 to $515 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 $270. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $470. 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 $335 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MBS to RST flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MBS to RST route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MBS to RST 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 $0.49, which is 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 $194 (41%) 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 $259. Return trip prices are from the RST 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 RST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 44 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 RST while comparing.
- 76 miles (122 km) away from RST
- Usually 10.75% less expensive than RST
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MBS to RST? 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 Rochester International Airport to MBS International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 421 miles or 678 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MBS to RST?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MBS to RST flight is about 1 hour 44 minutes.
How many flights go between Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI and Rochester, MN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MBS to RST.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||MBS International Airport|
|City||Saginaw/Bay City/Midland, MI|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Rochester International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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