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The best prices from Minneapolis 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)

MSP - LAX
Price
$92 - $289
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 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 to Los Angeles

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

Find a great deal and save up to 72% by booking at least 33 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 Minneapolis to Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $375.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from Minneapolis with a flight ticket averaging about $307. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $107. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles in November, December 2020

The best prices found for MSP to LAX flights for November, December
28 Nov - 1 Dec
$48pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 Nov - 30 Nov
$49pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
28 Nov - 1 Dec
$53pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Minneapolis found for next year
28 Nov - 1 Dec
$48pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
27 Nov - 30 Nov
$49pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
28 Nov - 1 Dec
$53pp
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
30 Nov - 1 Dec
$47pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
30 Nov - 1 Dec
$49pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
29 Nov - 30 Nov
$61pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple 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
30 Nov - 1 Dec
$47pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
30 Nov - 1 Dec
$49pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
30 Nov - 6 Dec
$60pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles
5:00 am - 6:55 am
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 55m
MSP - LAX
Sun Country Air
$49
KAYAK
4:01 pm - 5:46 pm
Spirit Airlines
Nonstop
3h 45m
MSP - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$53
FareScan
10:55 am - 12:46 pm
Delta
Nonstop
3h 51m
MSP - LAX
Delta
$59
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Minneapolis to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from Minneapolis to Los Angeles 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 Minneapolis and Los Angeles 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 Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles 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. New policies for travelers booking flights from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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, Delta, and United Airlines. 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 Spirit Airlines for just $49, but on average you can expect to pay $68.

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 $81.

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?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles 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 Minneapolis to Los Angeles on average per day?

Per day, 20 flights depart from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 25% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 60% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 10% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Minneapolis or Los Angeles?

The rainfall in Minneapolis is generally same as the rainfall in Los Angeles. This will continue over the next 11 days.

Is Minneapolis weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 90 °F on average in the month of August. The temperature in Los Angeles is typically hotter than in Minneapolis. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles?

A quick flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles can take about 3h 45m. Spirit Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $84. Minneapolis and Los Angeles are separated by a distance of 1541 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Minneapolis to Los Angeles is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $49 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $53. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 74% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $20. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and Sun Country Air, as they are both options that can get you from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for a low price.

Alternative routes for Minneapolis to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Minneapolis to Los Angeles
Flight duration
3h 41m
Average temperature for November in Los Angeles
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Los Angeles
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines from Minneapolis 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
Spirit Airlines
$83 $189 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$86 $214 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$98 $223 N/A 83%
American Airlines
$64 $235 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$97 $236 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$198 $335 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Los Angeles

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 46% of MSP to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of MSP to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of MSP to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of MSP to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis to Los Angeles
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
11 daily flights
Wednesday
11 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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