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The cheapest times to fly from MSP to COS are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 COS is mid August. Prices can be as high as $838 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $158 for Tuesday flights around mid August.

 

When to Fly to Colorado Springs

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Colorado Springs, CO (COS) will usually cost between $193 to $514 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $232. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $489. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $305 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to COS flight.

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

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MSP to COS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to COS 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 $0.26, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $160 (40%) 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 $237. Return trip prices are from the COS to MSP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MSP to COS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 17 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 COS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, CO

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from COS
  • Usually 29.18% less expensive than COS
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to DEN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 724 miles or 1165 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to COS flight is about 2 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Colorado Springs, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from MSP to COS.

 

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 COS
Destination airport name City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
City Colorado Springs, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -104.7

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MSP to COS tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 15% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 62% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave COS heading for MSP about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Colorado Springs, CO is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Frontier: 9 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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