The flight time from Minneapolis to Newark is 2 hours, 39 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves MSP Minneapolis, MN 1 minute early.
20 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 9 minutes in the air
7 minutes taxiing in
Arrives EWR Newark, NJ 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Minneapolis to Newark is 2 hours, 39 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 9 minutes.

The flight distance from Minneapolis to Newark is 1008 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Newark to Minneapolis
2 hours, 59 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

2h 37m
2h 41m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h2h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



1008 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Minneapolis from Newark by plane?

The distance from Minneapolis to Newark by plane is 1008 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to Newark?

The flight time from Minneapolis to Newark is 2 hours, 39 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 9 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Delta being the fastest taking 2 hours, 37 minutes, and United the slowest taking 2 hours, 41 minutes.

What airlines fly from Minneapolis to Newark?

United and Delta are the airlines with direct flights from Minneapolis to Newark.

Does Southwest fly from Minneapolis to Newark?

Southwest does not fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Newark (EWR). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Minneapolis 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 20 minutes
In the Air 129 minutes
Taxiing In 7 minutes
Arrives Newark 6 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Minneapolis to Newark, Delta is 68% reliable, which means that Delta flights are on time 68% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 70% 25% 5%
Delta 68% 30% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Minneapolis and Newark, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
Delta 21 128 6 157
United 19 130 8 161

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
6am 0.92
5pm 0.61
8pm 1.56
7pm 0.15
5am 0
7am 0.63
11am 0.28
4pm 0.16
1pm 0.89
10am 0.94
3pm 1.61
8am 0.02
9pm 0.01
9am 0.39
12pm 1.01

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Minneapolis to Newark that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 251
February 225
March 276
April 274
May 301
June 312
July 311
August 330
September 315
October 330
November 280
December 274

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Minneapolis to Newark that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 10.5
Tuesday 10.6
Wednesday 10.33
Thursday 10.38
Friday 10.35
Saturday 6.21
Sunday 8.54

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 1
United 1

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
6am 16 127 8 156
5pm 20 130 6 159
8pm 17 126 6 151
7pm 22 121 7 153
5am 16 119 6 141
7am 21 127 7 156
11am 20 131 9 165
4pm 18 132 10 165
1pm 21 131 8 163
10am 20 129 5 157
3pm 22 130 8 163
8am 22 128 8 158
9pm 13 128 15 157
9am 19 130 7 158
12pm 21 130 7 162
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.