The cheapest times to fly from MSN to GRR are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 16th to July 29th (except the weeks of June 18th and June 25th)
  • October 22nd to November 18th
  • 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 MSN to GRR is late May. Prices can be as high as $429 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $198 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Grand Rapids

Flying from Madison, WI (MSN) to Grand Rapids, MI (GRR) will usually cost between $208 to $353 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $221. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $329. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $108 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $269 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSN to GRR flight.

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

MSN to GRR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSN to GRR 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 $0.86, 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 $62 (21%) 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 $239. Return trip prices are from the GRR 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 GRR 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 20 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 MSN to GRR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 14.71% less expensive than GRR
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSN to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 9.12% less expensive than GRR
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSN to DTW flights

Destination alternative #3: Bishop International Airport (FNT) in Flint, MI

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from GRR
  • Usually 4.66% less expensive than GRR
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSN to FNT flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gerald R. Ford International Airport to Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 194 miles or 312 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSN to GRR flight is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Madison, WI and Grand Rapids, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 54 available flights from MSN to GRR.


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 GRR
Destination airport name Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City Grand Rapids, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -85.5


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