The cheapest times to fly from MSP to CJJ are

  • July 30th to March 25th (except the weeks of September 10th, October 1st, November 5th, December 17th, December 24th, February 12th, February 19th, and March 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 CJJ is early September. Prices can be as high as $12850 for Thursday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $1914 for Friday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Cheongju-si

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Cheongju (CJJ) will usually cost between $5020 to $11850 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 $5481. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $12279. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $6798 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $7353 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to CJJ flight.

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

MSP to CJJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to CJJ flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.73, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CJJ, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MSP. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Cheongju-si, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Minneapolis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1342 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $6415. Return trip prices are from the CJJ 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 CJJ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 14 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 CJJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 83.05% less expensive than CJJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to ICN flights

Destination alternative #2: Gimpo International Airport (GMP) in Seoul

  • 70 miles (113 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 80.52% less expensive than CJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to GMP flights

Destination alternative #3: Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from CJJ
  • Usually 77.18% less expensive than CJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to PUS flights


Flight Hacking MSP to CJJ

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 CJJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Osaka (MSP > KIX > CJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1430
  • Average savings: $5923 (80.56%)

See MSP to KIX flights

Hack #2: Taipei (MSP > TPE > CJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1757
  • Average savings: $5596 (76.11%)

See MSP to TPE flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (MSP > PVG > CJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1769
  • Average savings: $5584 (75.95%)

See MSP to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air France, Asiana, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, KLM, Korean Air, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6251 miles or 10060 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to CJJ flight is about 12 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Cheongju?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MSP to CJJ.


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 CJJ
Destination airport name Cheongju International Airport
City Cheongju
Country South Korea
Latitude 36.7
Longitude 127.5


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