The cheapest times to fly from MSP to BKG are

  • mid August
  • September 10th to November 11th (except the week of October 15th)

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 BKG is early November. Prices can be as high as $570 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $294 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Branson

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Branson, MO (BKG) will usually cost between $294 to $426 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $294. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $419. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $126 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $333 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to BKG flight.

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

MSP to BKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to BKG 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 $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday 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 $35 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $317. Return trip prices are from the BKG 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 BKG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 1 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 BKG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from BKG
  • Usually 15.17% less expensive than BKG
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to XNA flights

Destination alternative #2: Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM) in Fort Smith, AR

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from BKG
  • Usually 0.15% less expensive than BKG
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to FSM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Frontier, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 577 miles or 929 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to BKG flight is about 2 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Branson, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from MSP to BKG.


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 BKG
Destination airport name Branson Airport
City Branson, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 36.5
Longitude -93.2


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