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The cheapest times to fly from MSP to HOU are

  • January 1st to February 11th
  • July 9th to July 22nd
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)
  • December 3rd to December 16th

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 HOU is late January. Prices can be as high as $678 for Sunday flights during mid March, or as low as $144 for Tuesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Houston, TX (HOU) will usually cost between $147 to $515 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $175. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $505. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $330 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $283 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to HOU flight.

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

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MSP to HOU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to HOU 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 $0.17, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HOU, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MSP. 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 $157 (41%) 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 $224. Return trip prices are from the HOU 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 HOU can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 53 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 HOU while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) in Austin, TX

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 17.17% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to AUS flights

Destination alternative #2: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from HOU
  • Usually 15.22% less expensive than HOU
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to IAH flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, JetBlue, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from William P Hobby Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1058 miles or 1703 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to HOU flight is about 2 hour 53 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from MSP to HOU.

 

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 HOU
Destination airport name William P Hobby Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.6
Longitude -95.3

 

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