The cheapest times to fly from XIY to MSP are

  • February 5th to April 29th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 28th to July 1st
  • October 8th to December 31st (except the weeks of December 3rd and December 10th)

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 XIY to MSP is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $2852 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $727 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Minneapolis

Flying from Xi’an (XIY) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $941 to $1838 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $937. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2040. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1103 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1182 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XIY to MSP flight.

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

XIY to MSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XIY to MSP flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Xi’an. 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. 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 $219 (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 $1161. Return trip prices are from the MSP to XIY 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 XIY 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 13 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking XIY 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 XIY to MSP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (XIY > LAX > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $870
  • Average savings: $312 (26.41%)

See XIY to SEA flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (XIY > SEA > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1019
  • Average savings: $163 (13.8%)

See XIY to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (XIY > SFO > MSP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1030
  • Average savings: $152 (12.82%)

See XIY to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, American, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Finnair, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Shandong, Sichuan Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6784 miles or 10918 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XIY to MSP flight is about 13 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Xi’an and Minneapolis, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from XIY to MSP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeXIY
Origination airport nameXianyang Airport

Return Airport

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


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