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The cheapest times to fly from MSP to DBQ are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • March 26th to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • August 6th to September 23rd (except the weeks of August 20th and August 27th)

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 DBQ is early December. Prices can be as high as $769 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $294 for Wednesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Dubuque

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Dubuque, IA (DBQ) will usually cost between $294 to $459 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 $294. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $484. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $190 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $299 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to DBQ flight.

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

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MSP to DBQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to DBQ 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 $0.88, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $49 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $303. Return trip prices are from the DBQ 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 DBQ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 22 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 DBQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rochester International Airport (RST) in Rochester, MN

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 45.32% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to RST flights

Destination alternative #2: La Crosse Regional Airport (LSE) in La Crosse, WI

  • 106 miles (171 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 43.98% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to LSE flights

Destination alternative #3: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 40.55% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to MLI flights

Destination alternative #4: The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 40.13% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to CID flights

Destination alternative #5: Dane County Regional-Truax Field Airport (MSN) in Madison, WI

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 40.13% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to MSN flights

Destination alternative #6: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from DBQ
  • Usually 40.13% less expensive than DBQ
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to MKE flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 212 miles or 341 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to DBQ flight is about 1 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Dubuque, IA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 24 available flights from MSP to DBQ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeMSP
Origination airport nameMinneapolis-St Paul International Airport
CityMinneapolis, MN
Countrythe United States
Latitude44.9
Longitude-93.2

Return Airport

Destination codeDBQ
Destination airport nameDubuque Regional Airport
CityDubuque, IA
Countrythe United States
Latitude42.4
Longitude-90.7

 

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