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

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Minnesota to California

How far in advance should I book a flight from Minnesota to California?

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 17 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Minnesota to California within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $75.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Minnesota. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

Cheap flights from Minnesota to California in February, March 2021

31 Mar - 14 Apr
$86pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
16 Mar - 8 Apr
$88pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
31 Mar - 15 Apr
$88pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minnesota to California 2021 flight deals

4 May - 11 May
$54pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
14 Apr - 20 Apr
$55pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
20 Apr - 28 Apr
$61pp
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

4 May - 11 May
$54pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
14 Apr - 20 Apr
$55pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
20 Apr - 28 Apr
$61pp
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

2 Mar - 22 Mar
$96pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
1 Mar - 10 Mar
$99pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Mar - 10 Mar
$101pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to California from Minnesota

4:15 am - 6:21 am
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
4h 06m
MSP - LAX
Sun Country Air
4:46 pm - 5:04 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 18m
MSP - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$36
mytrip.com
5:05 am - 7:29 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 24m
MSP - SAN
Frontier
$47
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Minnesota to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Minnesota to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Minnesota and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Minnesota to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Minnesota to California. Policies will vary by airline.

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 Spirit Airlines for just $54, but on average you can expect to pay $68.

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 $74.

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 can be found on the following days: Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Minnesota to California have been viewed 963 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Minnesota to California?

The most popular airlines flying from Minnesota to California are Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Minnesota to California?

When deciding which route to take from Minnesota to California consider Minneapolis St Paul - Los Angeles, Minneapolis St Paul - San Diego or Minneapolis St Paul - San Francisco as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest Flights from Minnesota to California?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $55. While the most popular route (Minneapolis St Paul - Los Angeles) can be booked for $54 on average our data indicates $494 when flying from Minnesota to California

What are the most reliable airlines from Minnesota to California?

Consider China Southern (100%), KLM (92%) or Korean Air (88%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Minnesota to California.

How long is the flight from Minnesota to California?

A quick flight from Minnesota to California can take about 3h 43m. Sun Country Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $167. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Minnesota to California round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $54, was found to be the cheapest airline from Minnesota to California.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Frontier and Sun Country Air.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $27. Users have also found prices from $31 and $39 on Spirit Airlines and Sun Country Air, respectively.

Destination information for California

Flight duration
3h 44m

Airports servicing

Brainerd (BRD)
Duluth (DLH)
Hibbing (HIB)
Falls Intl (INL)
Mankato (MKT)

Airports servicing

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

Top 7 airlines flying from Minnesota to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$85 $198 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$66 $215 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$73 $226 No cancel fee 83%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $275 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$62 $295 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$77 $314 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$118 $431 No cancel fee N/A
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