Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles (MSP - LAX)

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The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles are usually found in August or July, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to LAX flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
MSP - LAX
Price
$92 - $289
LAX
Temperature
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 52% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$92

From Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles

One-way from

$35

One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

Users have found that booking a flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles at least 18 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 18 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for as little as $185 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $225 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

Flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Los Angeles.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles (MSP - LAX)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 34% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from Minneapolis. Users have commonly found prices around $190 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $62. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MSP to LAX flights for October, November
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$63pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
14 Nov - 17 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$79pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Minneapolis found for this year
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$63pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
14 Nov - 17 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$79pp
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 Los Angeles from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to Los Angeles direct flight deals
15 Nov - 18 Nov
$63pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
14 Nov - 17 Nov
$78pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$79pp
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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 Minneapolis to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
25 Oct - 28 Oct
$79pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
23 Oct - 3 Nov
$89pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$95pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles
8:47 am - 10:49 am
Allegiant Air
Nonstop
4h 02m
MSP - LAX
Allegiant Air
$35
mytrip.com
7:00 am - 8:54 am
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 54m
MSP - LAX
Sun Country Air
2:15 pm - 11:05 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
22h 50m
MSP - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$78
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Minneapolis</span> to <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to Los Angeles

What airports do I use to fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

Booking a flight from Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) to Los Angeles (LAX) is your only option if you wish to fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles. On a typical day, there are 10 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles, all of which are around 3h 48m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 9 airlines when you book a flight from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles.

Which airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Air, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $63, but on average you can expect to pay $88.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for under $100?

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Saturday.

How popular is this Minneapolis to Los Angeles flight route?

Flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles have been viewed 963 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Minneapolis to Los Angeles on average per day?

Travelers can expect 2 flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

A quick flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles can take about 3h 48m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $78. Minneapolis and Los Angeles are separated by a distance of 1541 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Minneapolis to Los Angeles round-trip?

Currently priced at $78, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Minneapolis to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Sun Country Air for as low as $85. Spirit Airlines is 58% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles are Allegiant Air ($26), Spirit Airlines ($38), and Sun Country Air ($43).

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles is generally $514, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $54. When looking at the most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $63 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

Consider Delta (86%), Korean Air (85%) or Air France (83%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Minneapolis to Los Angeles.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Minneapolis?

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

Most visitors from Minneapolis St Paul need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Do I need a test to fly back to Minneapolis from Los Angeles?

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Minneapolis St Paul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

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Alternative routes for Minneapolis to Los Angeles

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minneapolis to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from MSP to LAX
3h 45m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to Los Angeles 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
$64 $235 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$82 $189 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$86 $214 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$97 $236 No cancel fee 69%
Sun Country Air
$98 $223 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$198 $335 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of MSP to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of MSP to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 23% of MSP to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MSP to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to Los Angeles.
Sunday
11 daily flights
Monday
11 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
11 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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