The cheapest times to fly from MSP to SKG are

  • January 1st to March 11th
  • August 20th to December 9th

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 SKG is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $3251 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $807 for Sunday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Thessaloniki

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) will usually cost between $921 to $2227 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $984. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $2305. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1320 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1263 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to SKG flight.

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

MSP to SKG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to SKG flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SKG, 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 $318 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1320. Return trip prices are from the SKG 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 SKG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MSP to SKG

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 SKG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (MSP > DUB > SKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $825
  • Average savings: $438 (34.68%)

See MSP to DUB flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (MSP > AMS > SKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $397 (31.43%)

See MSP to AMS flights

Hack #3: Paris (MSP > CDG > SKG)

  • Price for both tickets: $888
  • Average savings: $376 (29.73%)

See MSP to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Eurowings, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Olympic, Qatar Airways, SAS, SWISS, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5336 miles or 8587 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to SKG flight is about 10 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Thessaloniki?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from MSP to SKG.


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 SKG
Destination airport name Makedonia Airport
City Thessaloniki
Country Greece
Latitude 40.5
Longitude 23


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