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Cheap Flights to Minneapolis
|Popular in||August||High demand for flights, 2% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||March||Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop|
|Average price||R20 515||Average for round-trip flights in October 2020|
|Round-trip from||R16 294||From Johannesburg to Minneapolis|
Cheapest prices for Minneapolis flights by month
When is the best time to fly to Minneapolis?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
JNB - MSP
R17 817 - R38 706
-3 - 29 °C
17 - 113 mm
Billed as one of the most walkable cities in the US, summer is a great time to take a flight to Minneapolis, in spite of the heat and humidity, because, with the city’s casual dress code and relaxed atmosphere, no one really breaks a sweat. With all the lakes and beaches in and around the city, be sure to bring your bathing suit and sun block.
Autumn brings stunning foliage to enjoy as you stroll along the historic Riverfront District.
Halfway to the North Pole, just south of 45 degrees north latitude, Minneapolis is well known for its harsh and frigid winters. During this time temperatures drop to around -13° to -3°C, although they have been known to dip to as low as -41°C. It’s therefore best to focus on the many and varied indoor activities unless you’re well-prepared for such dangerously low temperatures. Winter-like temperatures can last well into spring in Minneapolis with long stretches of bone-chilling showers. Budget travellers willing to brave the cold should try and snap up a cheap flight to Minneapolis during the off season.
When is the best time to book a flight to Minneapolis?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Minneapolis, you should look to book at least 48 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Which day is cheapest to fly to Minneapolis?
The cheapest day to fly to Minneapolis is usually Wednesday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.
What time of day is cheapest to fly to Minneapolis?
At the moment, flights at midday are likely to offer the best value for money for your Minneapolis trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.
From skyscrapers to state parks, Minneapolis has everything for any traveller. The twin cities – Minneapolis and St. Paul – are home to more than three million people and welcome millions of travellers to Minneapolis every year.
Pack light on your flight to Minneapolis; you’ll need the extra suitcase space. Minneapolis is home to the Mall of America, the largest mall in the nation that spans more than ten city blocks. You’ll find over 500 retail stores, an amusement park, and an aquarium. After a long day of shopping, revive and re-energise at one of the city’s many restaurants and bars.
Art and music lovers will jump at the chance to visit Minneapolis. The city is the birthplace of the American Regional professional theatre movement, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Guthrie Theatre, and the Minnesota Symphony. Even sports fans can find a reason to book flights to Minneapolis. The MLB Minnesota Twins, NBA Minnesota Timberwolves and the NFL Minnesota Vikings are cheered on by both residents and visitors.
Winters can be cold and dry with temperatures ranging from around -13°C to -3°C. Summer is usually warm with temperatures in the high teens to high 20s C, although at times it can be hot and humid. Like most midwestern cities, Minneapolis is subject to a range of weather conditions including heavy thunderstorms, tornadoes, snow and ice.
If you’re only staying in the city centre, you can get around by foot just fine. To see the rest of the city’s attractions, renting a car is your best bet.
Getting from the Airport to the City
The main airport for travellers taking flights to Minneapolis is Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). Shuttle, van, taxi and limousine services are on hand to transport visitors between the airport and the city centre. Car rental is also available.