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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)

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
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

$82

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 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 Minneapolis to Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $75.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from Minneapolis with a flight ticket averaging about $86. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $43. 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 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.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MSP to LAX flights for June, July
7 Jul - 13 Jul
$110pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$112pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
20 Jul - 27 Jul
$116pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Minneapolis found for this year
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$105pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
28 Aug - 31 Aug
$109pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
7 Jul - 13 Jul
$110pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 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
23 Sep - 26 Sep
$114pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 Aug - 25 Aug
$115pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
23 Sep - 26 Sep
$116pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
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
26 Jun - 17 Jul
$131pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
26 Jun - 4 Jul
$134pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
26 Jun - 4 Jul
$137pp
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
2:42 pm - 10:53 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 11m
MSP - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$82
Kiwi.com
3:25 pm - 9:30 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
20h 05m
MSP - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$83
FareScan
10:40 am - 12:37 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 57m
MSP - LAX
Sun Country Air

Related info for your journey

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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 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, Sun Country Air, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $105, but on average you can expect to pay $118.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to Los Angeles is less than $123.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to Los Angeles for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Thursday.

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, 2 flights depart from Minneapolis St Paul to Los Angeles on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Minneapolis or Los Angeles?

The rainfall in Minneapolis is generally less than the rainfall in Los Angeles. This will continue over the next 17 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 49m. Sun Country Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $117. 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?

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 $105 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Sun Country Air and Delta, starting at $114 and $127 round-trip. Spirit Airlines is currently priced 44% 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 Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $50. Check flights for Sun Country Air, as they currently have the next best price.

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
3h 42m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 6 airlines flying 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
$82 $189 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$86 $214 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$98 $223 No cancel fee 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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis towards Los Angeles.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 37% of MSP to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 28% of MSP to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of MSP to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 17% 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
14 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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