The cheapest times to fly from MSP to CDG are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • August 27th to December 16th (except the weeks of September 17th and October 8th)

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 CDG is early December. Prices can be as high as $1181 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $500 for Monday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Paris

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Paris (CDG) will usually cost between $556 to $984 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $565. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1088. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $523 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $722 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to CDG flight.

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

MSP to CDG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to CDG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $99 (12%) 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 $708. Return trip prices are from the CDG 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 CDG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 33 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking MSP to CDG

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 CDG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (MSP > BOS > CDG)

  • Price for both tickets: $591
  • Average savings: $131 (18.14%)

See MSP to BOS flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (MSP > EWR > CDG)

  • Price for both tickets: $610
  • Average savings: $112 (15.51%)

See MSP to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (MSP > JFK > CDG)

  • Price for both tickets: $611
  • Average savings: $111 (15.37%)

See MSP to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Air Transat, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Frontier, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4209 miles or 6774 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to CDG flight is about 8 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Paris?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from MSP to CDG.


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 CDG
Destination airport name Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
City Paris
Country France
Latitude 49
Longitude 2.6


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