The cheapest times to fly from PAD to MSP are

  • January 8th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 2nd)
  • October 22nd 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 PAD to MSP is late May. Prices can be as high as $1668 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $873 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Minneapolis

Flying from Paderborn (PAD) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $916 to $1347 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $950. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1344. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $394 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1091 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PAD to MSP flight.

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

PAD to MSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PAD to MSP flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Paderborn. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MSP, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into PAD. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Minneapolis, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Paderborn. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $191 (13%) 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 $1031. Return trip prices are from the MSP to PAD 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 PAD to MSP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking PAD to MSP

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 PAD to MSP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Austin, TX (PAD > AUS > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $689
  • Average savings: $402 (36.85%)

See PAD to MUC flights

Hack #2: Munich (PAD > MUC > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $805
  • Average savings: $287 (26.26%)

See PAD to AUS flights

Hack #3: Frankfurt (PAD > FRA > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $813
  • Average savings: $278 (25.48%)

See PAD to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Delta, Icelandair, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Paderborn/Lippstadt Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4313 miles or 6941 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PAD to MSP flight is about 8 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Paderborn and Minneapolis, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from PAD to MSP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PAD
Origination airport name Paderborn/Lippstadt Airport
City Paderborn
Country Germany
Latitude 51.6
Longitude 8.6

Return Airport

Destination code MSP
Destination airport name Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport
City Minneapolis, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.2


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