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The cheapest times to fly from MSP to LSE are

  • February 12th to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 16th to July 15th
  • August 27th to January 28th (except the weeks of September 17th, September 24th, October 8th, October 22nd, November 12th, November 19th, November 26th, December 17th, and January 8th)

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 LSE is late December. Prices can be as high as $297 for Friday flights during mid February, or as low as $151 for Wednesday flights around late December.

 

When to Fly to La Crosse

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to La Crosse, WI (LSE) will usually cost between $151 to $184 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $151. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid February, with an average price of $175. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $24 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $168 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to LSE flight.

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

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MSP to LSE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to LSE 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 $0.88, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $6 (4%) 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 $151. Return trip prices are from the LSE 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 LSE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 12 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 LSE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rochester International Airport (RST) in Rochester, MN

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from LSE
  • Usually 2.39% less expensive than LSE
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to RST flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from La Crosse Regional Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 119 miles or 192 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to LSE flight is about 1 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and La Crosse, WI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from MSP to LSE.

 

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 codeLSE
Destination airport nameLa Crosse Regional Airport
CityLa Crosse, WI
Countrythe United States
Latitude43.9
Longitude-91.3

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from MSP to LSE 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 3% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LSE heading for MSP about 12 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in La Crosse, WI is about 2 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 12 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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