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The cheapest times to fly from MSP to PNS are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • August 13th to November 18th
  • 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 PNS is late September. Prices can be as high as $937 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $235 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Pensacola

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Pensacola, FL (PNS) will usually cost between $257 to $534 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $264. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $514. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $250 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $384 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to PNS flight.

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

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MSP to PNS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to PNS 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 $0.23, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $142 (31%) 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 $315. Return trip prices are from the PNS 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 PNS 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 52 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 PNS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 27.77% less expensive than PNS
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSP to GPT flights

Destination alternative #2: Eglin AFB Destin Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) in Valparaiso, FL

  • 39 miles (63 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 8.74% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to VPS flights

Destination alternative #3: Montgomery Regional Airport (MGM) in Montgomery, AL

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 11.73% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to MGM flights

Destination alternative #4: Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) in Panama City, FL

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 5.87% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to ECP flights

Destination alternative #5: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from PNS
  • Usually 4.04% less expensive than PNS
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to MOB flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1048 miles or 1687 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to PNS flight is about 2 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Pensacola, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from MSP to PNS.

 

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 PNS
Destination airport name Pensacola International Airport
City Pensacola, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 30.5
Longitude -87.2

 

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