The cheapest times to fly from MOT to FSD are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • March 19th to May 20th
  • June 11th to July 8th (except the week of June 25th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 MOT to FSD is late January. Prices can be as high as $586 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $218 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Minot, ND (MOT) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $238 to $426 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 $258. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $411. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $153 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $313 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MOT to FSD flight.

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

MOT to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MOT to FSD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Minot. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.5, 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 $96 (25%) 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 $262. Return trip prices are from the FSD to MOT 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 MOT 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 1 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 390 miles or 628 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MOT to FSD flight is about 1 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Minot, ND and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from MOT to FSD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MOT
Origination airport name Minot International Airport
City Minot, ND
Country the United States
Latitude 48.3
Longitude -101.3

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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