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The cheapest times to fly from MSP to FLL are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 6th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 FLL is early September. Prices can be as high as $741 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $192 for Tuesday flights around early September.

 

When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $217 to $497 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 $232. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $483. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $251 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $296 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to FLL flight.

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

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MSP to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to FLL 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 $0.12, which is far below 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 $124 (31%) 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 $262. Return trip prices are from the FLL 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 FLL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 40 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 FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 105 miles (169 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 24.53% less expensive than FLL
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to RSW flights

Destination alternative #2: Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 4.57% less expensive than FLL
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to MLB flights

Destination alternative #3: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 42 miles (68 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 1.18% less expensive than FLL
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to PBI flights

Destination alternative #4: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 0.17% less expensive than FLL
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to MIA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1489 miles or 2396 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to FLL flight is about 3 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 113 available flights from MSP to FLL.

 

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 codeFLL
Destination airport nameFort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
CityFort Lauderdale, FL
Countrythe United States
Latitude26.1
Longitude-80.1

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MSP to FLL tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 10% 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 FLL heading for MSP about at the time listed on your ticket. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Fort Lauderdale, FL is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: on time
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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