The cheapest times to fly from MSP to FAR are
- January 8th to February 4th
- April 23rd to June 3rd
- August 6th to November 18th
- early December
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 FAR is early December. Prices can be as high as $283 for Sunday flights during late February and early March, or as low as $139 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Fargo
Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Fargo, ND (FAR) will usually cost between $149 to $224 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 $163. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late February and early March, with an average price of $210. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $47 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $179 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to FAR flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MSP to FAR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the MSP to FAR 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 $0.5, which is above average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday 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 $47 (24%) 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 $151. Return trip prices are from the FAR to MSP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from MSP to FAR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 23 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 FAR while comparing.
- 84 miles (135 km) away from FAR
- Usually 17.88% less expensive than FAR
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from MSP to FAR? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hector International Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 223 miles or 359 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from MSP to FAR?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to FAR flight is about 1 hour 23 minutes.
How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Fargo, ND?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from MSP to FAR.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Hector International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from MSP to FAR tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 21% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 7% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FAR heading for MSP about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fargo, ND is about 4 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 24 minutes late
- SkyWest: 5 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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