Cheap flights from Minnesota (MN) to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Minnesota to California

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare Minnesota to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Minnesota to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from Minnesota to California, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $185 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $225.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Minnesota to California?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Minnesota in August are about $190 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $62.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minnesota to California (MN - CA)?

When flying from Minnesota to California, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Minnesota to California in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Minnesota to California flights for October, November
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$62pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$77pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Nov - 7 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minnesota to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Minnesota found for this year
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$62pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$77pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Nov - 7 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to California from Minnesota

Save time with Minnesota to California direct flight deals
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$62pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$77pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Nov - 7 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minnesota to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Minnesota, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 6 Dec
$77pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
31 Oct - 8 Nov
$79pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to California from Minnesota

The cheapest one-way flights from Minnesota to California
8:47 am - 10:49 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
4h 02m
MSP - LAX
Allegiant Air
$35
mytrip.com
3:55 pm - 5:54 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 59m
MSP - LAX
Sun Country Air
3:30 am - 6:01 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 31m
MSP - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$51
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Flight FAQs

From Minnesota to California

Which airlines flying from Minnesota to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Sun Country Air, Delta, and Spirit Airlines flying from Minnesota to California have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Minnesota to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minnesota to California for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $62, but on average you can expect to pay $84.

Are there nonstop flights from Minnesota to California for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minnesota to California under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minnesota to California is less than $90.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minnesota to California for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minnesota to California within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Minnesota to California?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Minnesota to California flight route?

The Minnesota to California flight path was viewed by 963 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Minnesota to California on average per day?

Travelers can expect 10 flights from Minnesota to California on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 30% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 20% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Minnesota to California?

There are many flights that can get you from Minnesota to California in 3h 48m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, Frontier, or Sun Country Air to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 1541 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minnesota to California one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Allegiant Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $35. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and Sun Country Air, as they are both options that can get you from Minnesota to California for a low price.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Minnesota?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to California within the United States

Most visitors from Minnesota need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Minnesota must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minnesota are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to Minnesota from California?

Returning to Minnesota from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Minnesota.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Minnesota.

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minnesota to California.
Flight duration from Minnesota to California
3h 46m

Airports servicing

Brainerd Crow Wing County (BRD)
Duluth (DLH)
Chisholm/Hibbing (HIB)
Falls Intl (INL)
Mankato (MKT)

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 7 airlines flying from Minnesota to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minnesota to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
$62 $295 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$66 $215 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$73 $226 No cancel fee 83%
United Airlines
$77 $314 No cancel fee 69%
Frontier
$85 $198 No cancel fee 62%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $275 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$118 $431 No cancel fee N/A
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