The cheapest times to fly from MSP to ATW are

  • April 23rd to June 3rd (except the week of May 21st)
  • July 30th to August 26th (except the week of August 6th)
  • October 1st to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 3rd to March 4th (except the week of December 17th)

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 ATW is late October. Prices can be as high as $401 for Monday flights during mid to late September, or as low as $190 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Appleton

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Appleton, WI (ATW) will usually cost between $199 to $312 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 $225. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late September, with an average price of $278. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $53 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $244 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to ATW flight.

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

MSP to ATW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to ATW 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 $0.65, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $64 (24%) 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 $207. Return trip prices are from the ATW 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 ATW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 24 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 MSP to ATW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE) in La Crosse, WI

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from ATW
  • Usually 31.21% less expensive than ATW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to LSE flights

Destination alternative #2: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from ATW
  • Usually 26.49% less expensive than ATW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to MSN flights

Destination alternative #3: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 96 miles (154 km) away from ATW
  • Usually 26.49% less expensive than ATW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to MKE flights

Destination alternative #4: Rhinelander/Oneida County Airport (RHI) in Rhinelander, WI

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from ATW
  • Usually 21.25% less expensive than ATW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to RHI flights

Destination alternative #5: Central Wisconsin Airport (CWA) in Mosinee, WI

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from ATW
  • Usually 14.17% less expensive than ATW
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to CWA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 235 miles or 378 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to ATW flight is about 1 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Appleton, WI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from MSP to ATW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSP
Origination airport name Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport
City Minneapolis, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.2

Return Airport

Destination code ATW
Destination airport name Appleton International Airport
City Appleton, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 44.3
Longitude -88.5


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MSP to ATW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 29% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 7% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ATW heading for MSP about 28 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Appleton, WI is about 16 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 16 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 37 minutes late
  • Endeavor: 13 minutes late


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