The cheapest times to fly from MSN to FSD are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 2nd to June 3rd (except the weeks of April 30th and May 7th)
  • October 8th to February 25th (except the weeks of October 15th, November 19th, December 17th, and December 24th)

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 MSN to FSD is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $601 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $198 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Madison, WI (MSN) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $198 to $417 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 $215. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $363. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $148 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $262 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSN to FSD flight.

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

MSN to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSN to FSD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Madison. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.44, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FSD, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MSN. 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 $120 (33%) 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 $219. Return trip prices are from the FSD to MSN 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 MSN 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 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MSN to FSD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 373 miles or 600 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSN to FSD flight is about 1 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Madison, WI and Sioux Falls, SD?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from MSN to FSD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSN
Origination airport name Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport
City Madison, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -89.3

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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