The cheapest times to fly from SGF to RST are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • May 28th to July 29th (except the week of July 2nd)
  • September 3rd to September 16th
  • October 29th to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)

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 SGF to RST is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $586 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $356 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Rochester

Flying from Springfield, MO (SGF) to Rochester, MN (RST) will usually cost between $361 to $486 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $370. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $461. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $91 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $386 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SGF to RST flight.

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

SGF to RST Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SGF to RST flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Springfield. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.52, which is above 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 to Rochester, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Springfield. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $59 (14%) 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 $365. Return trip prices are from the RST to SGF 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 SGF to RST can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 49 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 SGF to RST while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from RST
  • Usually 4.15% less expensive than RST
  • 1-layover flights available

See SGF to MSP flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SGF to RST? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Rochester International Airport to Springfield-Branson National Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 463 miles or 745 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SGF to RST?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SGF to RST flight is about 1 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Springfield, MO and Rochester, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SGF to RST.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SGF
Origination airport name Springfield-Branson National Airport
City Springfield, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -93.4

Return Airport

Destination code RST
Destination airport name Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 43.9
Longitude -92.5


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