The cheapest times to fly from MSP to PDL are

  • July 30th to September 16th (except the week of September 3rd)
  • October 8th to March 4th (except the week of 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 PDL is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $4296 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $684 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Ponta Delgada

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) will usually cost between $873 to $3322 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 $800. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $3212. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2412 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1613 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to PDL flight.

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

MSP to PDL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to PDL 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 $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PDL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MSP. 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 $338 (14%) 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 $1761. Return trip prices are from the PDL 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 PDL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MSP to PDL

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 PDL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (MSP > BOS > PDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $847
  • Average savings: $766 (47.49%)

See MSP to BOS flights

Hack #2: Lisbon (MSP > LIS > PDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $914
  • Average savings: $700 (43.37%)

See MSP to LIS flights

Hack #3: Toronto (MSP > YYZ > PDL)

  • Price for both tickets: $999
  • Average savings: $615 (38.1%)

See MSP to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Delta, KLM, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3437 miles or 5531 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to PDL flight is about 7 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Ponta Delgada?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from MSP to PDL.


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 PDL
Destination airport name Ponta Delgada Airport
City Ponta Delgada
Country Portugal
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -25.7


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