The cheapest times to fly from PHX to MSP are
- August 6th to October 7th
- October 22nd to March 25th (except the weeks of November 19th, November 26th, December 10th, December 17th, and March 12th)
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 PHX to MSP is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1126 for Thursday flights during mid May, or as low as $157 for Tuesday flights around mid January.
When to Fly to Minneapolis
Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $157 to $352 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 $165. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $1126. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $961 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $220 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to MSP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHX to MSP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PHX to MSP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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. Thursdays 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 $52 (20%) 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 $214. Return trip prices are from the MSP to PHX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PHX to MSP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PHX to MSP? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Frontier, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1275 miles or 2052 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PHX to MSP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to MSP flight is about 3 hour 17 minutes.
How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Minneapolis, MN?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from PHX to MSP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from PHX to MSP tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 30% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 14% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MSP heading for PHX about 9 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Minneapolis, MN is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 17 minutes late
- Delta: 4 minutes late
- American: 11 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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