Cheap Flights to Minnesota

Also known as "The Land of 10,000 Lakes," the state of Minnesota is a top destination for travellers who love the outdoors. The state is home to more than 70 golf courses, dozens of impressive waterfalls, and, as its nickname suggests, thousands of wooded lakes that provide endless leisure opportunities. Skyscanner's flight search can help you search and compare the cheapest deals on flights to Minnesota. You can even compare airfares across an entire month using the Whole Month search filter.

Best Time to Fly to Minnesota

The peak tourist season in Minnesota runs from June to August, when the weather is at its most pleasant and most of the city's popular attractions are open. Another popular time to visit Minnesota is during the autumn months (September to November) when swarms of travellers flock to the region to take in the beauty of the fall foliage. During these times of the year, you can expect to pay more for flights and hotels than you would during the off-season.


A good time to visit, if you want to avoid high travel costs and large tourist crowds, is during the spring months (March to May). At this time of year, hotels in Minnesota offer reasonable rates, and you can usually find great deals on airfare. Skyscanner's Price Alert tool can monitor airfares for you and notify you when tickets are cheap.

Airlines That Fly to Minnesota

Air Canada and Delta Air Lines are the only carriers that offer non-stop flights from Canada to Minneapolis. Connecting air service is provided by several major and low-cost carriers, including Alaska Airlines, United Airlines, and WestJet. More information about airlines that fly to Minneapolis can be found here.

Airports in Minnesota

There are eight publicly owned airports in Minnesota that receive regular scheduled passenger flights. The three busiest airports, in terms of passenger numbers, are Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Duluth International Airport, and Rochester International Airport.

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) is the state's busiest airport. It is situated approximately 16 kilometres from downtown Minneapolis and downtown Saint Paul. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is served by Metro Transit bus route #54, as well as shuttles, taxis, a light rail service, and several major car rental agencies.

Duluth International Airport (DLH) is located approximately 9 kilometres to the northwest of central Duluth. It is the main airport serving the Twin Ports region, including the city of Superior, Wisconsin. Duluth International Airport primarily serves flights for regional carriers like Delta Connection and United Express. Ground transportation options for getting from the airport to the city centre include public buses operated by the Duluth Transit Authority, coach lines, shuttles, and car hire services.

Rochester International Airport (RST) is situated around 11 kilometres southwest of downtown Rochester. At the curbside outside of the Arrivals hall, you'll find a number of convenient options for travelling to the city centre. They include ride-shares, shuttles, and scheduled bus services. Car rentals at Rochester International airport are provided by several well-known agencies, including AVIS, Enterprise, and National.

What to See and Do in Minnesota

From golfing to fishing to biking some of the country's most scenic trails, outdoor enthusiasts will find no shortage of things to do in Minneapolis. Art lovers will want to check out the state's various museums and art galleries, while craft beer fans can tour the state's many breweries and distilleries. A good place to start your tour of the state is in the capital city of Saint Paul. Here, you'll find a tourist information centre and several popular tourist sites, such as the Cathedral of St. Paul and the Minnesota State Capitol Building. Other points of interest are the Mall of America in Bloomington, the state's most visited attraction, and Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, which features more than 40 sculptures created by notable contemporary artists.

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