Cheap flights from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago, IL

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Travelers usually depart from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Minneapolis, MN - Hawthorne Station, Minneapolis, MN - Prospect Park, Minneapolis, MN - Mall of America, or Minneapolis, MN - Fourth Street North when they travel from Minneapolis to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station, or Chicago Rockford International. The distance between Minneapolis and Chicago is 537 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, Allegiant Air, United Airlines, and American Airlines. Minneapolis and Chicago have 401 direct flights per week.

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Delta Air Lines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Sun Country Airlines on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Linear Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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Allegiant AirAAYG4NoOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
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Chicago travel tips

1) Take an architectural river cruise in Chicago

The architecture of Chicago is unique and admirable. A river cruise (with a guided tour in English) lets you learn enough about the river to love the city. The sailing lasts an hour, and the ticket price is $45. Don't forget to bring warm clothes with you!

2) See what the famous house near Chicago from the Home Alone movie looks like now

The famous house from the Home Alone movie is located in the town of Winnetka, 26 kilometres from downtown Chicago. Inside, this house has changed a lot in 30 years, but you can come here and take a souvenir photo if you are a movie fan.

3) Explore the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago

This museum was built in neoclassical style in Chicago for the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. The museum now hosts over 24 million objects, many interesting exhibits on mummies, dinosaur fossils, precious gemstones, meteorites, and much more. Also, there is a library with 275,000+ books. The ticket costs $40.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Minneapolis to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Minneapolis and Chicago takes around 1.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Minneapolis and Chicago?
The flight distance between Minneapolis and Chicago is 537 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Minneapolis and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Minneapolis and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Linear Air, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Sun Country Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Minneapolis?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Minneapolis and London, Manchester, San Francisco, Orlando, Denver, New York, Toronto, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, Mexico City, Raleigh, Boston, Columbus, Philadelphia, Austin, New Orleans.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and London, Dublin, Manchester, Toronto, Athens, Orlando, San Francisco, Hyderabad, Vilnius, New York, Las Vegas, Edinburgh, Denver, Bangkok, Riga, Glasgow, Austin, San Juan, Edmonton, Tallinn.
What airports are near Minneapolis?
The main airport in Minneapolis is Minneapolis–Saint Paul International. It is also served by Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Duluth International, Mason City Municipal, Chippewa Valley Regional, La Crosse Regional, Rochester International, St. Cloud Regional, Brainerd Lakes Regional.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, Dane County Regional, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, South Bend International, Fort Wayne International, Central Illinois Regional, Quad City International, Muskegon County, Decatur.
What buses and trains depart from Minneapolis?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Minneapolis, including Jefferson Lines.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Minneapolis and Chicago?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Minneapolis and Chicago thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Minneapolis and Chicago can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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