The cheapest times to fly from MSP to IXM are

  • March 19th to April 1st
  • May 7th to October 28th (except the week of July 30th)

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 IXM is late June. Prices can be as high as $9579 for Monday flights during late April, or as low as $1440 for Thursday flights around late June.


When to Fly to Madurai

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Madurai (IXM) will usually cost between $1600 to $6224 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late June with an average ticket price of $2290. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $8165. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5874 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2950 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to IXM flight.

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

MSP to IXM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to IXM flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Madurai, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Minneapolis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1085 (27%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2379. Return trip prices are from the IXM to MSP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MSP to IXM can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 29 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 IXM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (TRV) in Trivandrum

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from IXM
  • Usually 54.20% less expensive than IXM
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSP to TRV flights

Destination alternative #2: Cochin International Airport (COK) in Kochi

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from IXM
  • Usually 53.98% less expensive than IXM
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSP to COK flights

Destination alternative #3: Coimbatore International Airport (CJB) in Coimbatore

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from IXM
  • Usually 46.26% less expensive than IXM
  • 2-layover flights available

See MSP to CJB flights


Flight Hacking MSP to IXM

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MSP to IXM — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chennai (MSP > MAA > IXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1117
  • Average savings: $1833 (62.15%)

See MSP to MAA flights

Hack #2: Bangalore (MSP > BLR > IXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1126
  • Average savings: $1824 (61.82%)

See MSP to BLR flights

Hack #3: Philadelphia, PA (MSP > PHL > IXM)

  • Price for both tickets: $1269
  • Average savings: $1681 (56.98%)

See MSP to PHL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, SriLankan, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8616 miles or 13866 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to IXM flight is about 16 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Madurai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from MSP to IXM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMSP
Origination airport nameMinneapolis-St Paul International Airport
CityMinneapolis, MN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeIXM
Destination airport nameMadurai Airport


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