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The cheapest times to fly from MSP to FSD are

  • January 1st to February 4th
  • April 23rd to May 27th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)
  • December 3rd to February 4th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 FSD is early to mid May. Prices can be as high as $333 for Monday flights during early March, or as low as $139 for Wednesday flights around early to mid May.

 

When to Fly to Sioux Falls

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD) will usually cost between $149 to $228 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid May with an average ticket price of $158. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $222. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $64 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 FSD flight.

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

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MSP to FSD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to FSD 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 $0.57, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $152. Return trip prices are from the FSD 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 FSD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Iberia, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Joe Foss Field Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 196 miles or 315 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to FSD flight is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Sioux Falls, SD?

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

 

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 FSD
Destination airport name Joe Foss Field Airport
City Sioux Falls, SD
Country the United States
Latitude 43.6
Longitude -96.7

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MSP to FSD 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 4% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave FSD heading for MSP about 8 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Sioux Falls, SD is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Delta: 15 minutes late
  • SkyWest: 6 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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