The cheapest times to fly from MSP to VKO are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • March 26th to April 15th
  • September 3rd 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 VKO is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $2444 for Friday flights during mid June, or as low as $745 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Moscow

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Moscow (VKO) will usually cost between $775 to $2122 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 $796. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1888. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1092 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1008 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to VKO flight.

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

MSP to VKO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to VKO flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $215 (16%) 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 $1033. Return trip prices are from the VKO 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 VKO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 50 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 VKO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) in Moscow

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from VKO
  • Usually 3.32% less expensive than VKO
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to SVO flights


Flight Hacking MSP to VKO

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 VKO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Berlin (MSP > TXL > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $972
  • Average savings: $36 (3.57%)

See MSP to TXL flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MSP > JFK > VKO)

  • Price for both tickets: $995
  • Average savings: $14 (1.34%)

See MSP to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air France, atlasglobal, British Airways, Delta, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4919 miles or 7916 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to VKO flight is about 9 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Moscow?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from MSP to VKO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMSP
Origination airport nameMinneapolis-St Paul International Airport
CityMinneapolis, MN
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeVKO
Destination airport nameVnukovo Airport


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