The cheapest times to fly from MSP to ALW are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • August 13th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 MSP to ALW is late October. Prices can be as high as $847 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $298 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Walla Walla

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Walla Walla, WA (ALW) will usually cost between $328 to $649 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $339. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $638. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $300 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $458 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to ALW flight.

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

MSP to ALW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to ALW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below 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 $101 (19%) 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 $419. Return trip prices are from the ALW to MSP 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 MSP to ALW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 10 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 MSP to ALW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tri Cities Airport (PSC) in Pasco/Kennewick/Richland, WA

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from ALW
  • Usually 30.38% less expensive than ALW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to PSC flights

Destination alternative #2: Spokane International Airport (GEG) in Spokane, WA

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from ALW
  • Usually 11.26% less expensive than ALW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to GEG flights

Destination alternative #3: Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field Airport (YKM) in Yakima, WA

  • 113 miles (182 km) away from ALW
  • Usually 7.98% less expensive than ALW
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to YKM flights

Destination alternative #4: Lewiston Nez Perce County Airport (LWS) in Lewiston, ID

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from ALW
  • Usually 7.32% less expensive than ALW
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to LWS flights

Destination alternative #5: Pangborn Memorial Airport (EAT) in Wenatchee, WA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from ALW
  • Usually 2.08% less expensive than ALW
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to EAT flights


Flight Hacking MSP to ALW

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MSP to ALW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Seattle, WA (MSP > SEA > ALW)

  • Price for both tickets: $451
  • Average savings: $7 (1.42%)

See MSP to SEA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MSP to ALW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Walla Walla Regional Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1212 miles or 1951 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MSP to ALW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to ALW flight is about 3 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Walla Walla, WA?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMSP
Origination airport nameMinneapolis-St Paul International Airport
CityMinneapolis, MN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeALW
Destination airport nameWalla Walla Regional Airport
CityWalla Walla, WA
Countrythe United States


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