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The cheapest times to fly from MSP to ISN are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 13th to November 11th

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 ISN is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $765 for Monday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $219 for Saturday flights around mid to late August.

 

When to Fly to Williston

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Williston, ND (ISN) will usually cost between $295 to $531 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $345. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $531. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $186 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $411 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to ISN flight.

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

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MSP to ISN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to ISN 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 $0.47, which is a bit above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday 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 $131 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $353. Return trip prices are from the ISN 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 ISN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 58 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 ISN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Minot International Airport (MOT) in Minot, ND

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from ISN
  • Usually 32.12% less expensive than ISN
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to MOT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 544 miles or 875 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to ISN flight is about 1 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Williston, ND?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from MSP to ISN.

 

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 codeISN
Destination airport nameSloulin Field International Airport
CityWilliston, ND
Countrythe United States
Latitude48.2
Longitude-103.6

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MSP to ISN tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 18% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 8% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave ISN heading for MSP about 3 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Williston, ND is about 10 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 3 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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