The cheapest times to fly from MSN to MSP are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 12th)
- April 16th to June 3rd
- August 6th to December 16th (except the weeks of August 13th, August 27th, October 1st, October 15th, 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 MSN to MSP is late April. Prices can be as high as $456 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $139 for Wednesday flights around late April.
When to Fly to Minneapolis
Flying from Madison, WI (MSN) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $149 to $264 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $165. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $251. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $85 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $179 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSN to MSP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MSN to MSP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MSN to MSP 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 $0.49, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 $71 (32%) 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 $151. Return trip prices are from the MSP to MSN 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 MSN 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 23 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MSN to MSP? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, Qantas, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 227 miles or 365 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MSN to MSP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSN to MSP flight is about 1 hour 23 minutes.
How many flights go between Madison, WI and Minneapolis, MN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from MSN to MSP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MSN to MSP tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 13% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 38% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSP heading for MSN about 1 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Minneapolis, MN is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 3 minutes early
- SkyWest: 2 minutes late
- Endeavor: 12 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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