The cheapest times to fly from MSP to SZG are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • August 13th to August 26th
  • October 8th 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 SZG is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2064 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $866 for Thursday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Salzburg

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Salzburg (SZG) will usually cost between $957 to $1892 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $964. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1871. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $908 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1219 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to SZG flight.

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

MSP to SZG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to SZG 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SZG, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MSP. Saturdays 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 $187 (13%) 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 $1192. Return trip prices are from the SZG 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 SZG can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 19 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 SZG while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Muenchen Airport (MUC) in Munich

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from SZG
  • Usually 26.62% less expensive than SZG
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to MUC flights

Destination alternative #2: Ljubljana Airport (LJU) in Ljubljana

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from SZG
  • Usually 8.37% less expensive than SZG
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to LJU flights

Destination alternative #3: Trieste Airport (TRS) in Trieste

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from SZG
  • Usually 6.44% less expensive than SZG
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to TRS flights


Flight Hacking MSP to SZG

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 SZG — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $799
  • Average savings: $420 (34.45%)

See MSP to DUB flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (MSP > FRA > SZG)

  • Price for both tickets: $902
  • Average savings: $317 (26%)

See MSP to FRA flights

Hack #3: Berlin (MSP > TXL > SZG)

  • Price for both tickets: $907
  • Average savings: $313 (25.64%)

See MSP to TXL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4633 miles or 7456 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to SZG flight is about 9 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Salzburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from MSP to SZG.


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 SZG
Destination airport name Salzburg Airport
City Salzburg
Country Austria
Latitude 47.8
Longitude 13


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