The cheapest times to fly from MSN to TPA are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • August 13th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 TPA is early September. Prices can be as high as $735 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $207 for Wednesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Madison, WI (MSN) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $237 to $500 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $250. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $491. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $241 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $317 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSN to TPA flight.

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

MSN to TPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSN to TPA 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 $0.18, which is below 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 $131 (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 $276. Return trip prices are from the TPA 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 TPA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 59 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from MSN to TPA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

  • 40 miles (64 km) away from TPA
  • Usually 0.32% less expensive than TPA
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSN to SRQ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1114 miles or 1793 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSN to TPA flight is about 2 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Madison, WI and Tampa, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from MSN to TPA.


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 TPA
Destination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5


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