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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Minneapolis (MSP)

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 54 days in advance, which can save you up to 29% on flights from California to Minneapolis compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 54 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $133. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $165.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Minneapolis from California with a flight ticket averaging about $144. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $54. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March.

Cheap flights from California to Minneapolis in January, February 2021

The best prices found for California to MSP flights for January, February
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$86pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$87pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Feb - 1 Mar
$88pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

California to Minneapolis 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from California found for this year
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$86pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$87pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$88pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from California

Save time with California to Minneapolis direct flight deals
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$86pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$87pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$88pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Minneapolis

Late deals on round-trip flights to Minneapolis from California, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$86pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$87pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$89pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Minneapolis from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Minneapolis
6:50 am - 4:57 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
8h 07m
LAX - MSP
Multiple Airlines
$46
Gotogate
1:20 pm - 6:55 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 35m
SAN - MSP
Sun Country Air
$49
CheapFlights
7:20 pm - 12:54 am
Delta
Nonstop
3h 34m
LAX - MSP
Delta
$50
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Minneapolis flights.

Flight FAQs

From California to Minneapolis

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Minneapolis 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 California and Minneapolis 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 California to Minneapolis St Paul 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 California to Minneapolis St Paul 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 California to Minneapolis St Paul 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 California to Minneapolis St Paul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Minneapolis for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sun Country Air for just $86, but on average you can expect to pay $93.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Minneapolis under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Minneapolis is less than $97.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Minneapolis?

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

How popular is this flight route?

The California to Minneapolis St Paul flight path was viewed by 463 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

When booking a flight from California to Minneapolis, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from California to Minneapolis?

While some choose either San Francisco - Minneapolis St Paul or San Diego - Minneapolis St Paul, Los Angeles - Minneapolis St Paul is the most popular route from California to Minneapolis.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Minneapolis?

While on average a flight from California to Minneapolis is generally $571, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $56. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Minneapolis St Paul), you can expect to pay $87 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Minneapolis?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from California to Minneapolis are Spirit Airlines (92%), Korean Air (89%) and KLM (88%).

How long is the flight from California to Minneapolis?

There are many flights that can get you from California to Minneapolis in 3h 10m. Fly via Sun Country Air, Delta, or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

According to our current data, Sun Country Air ($86), Frontier ($88), and Spirit Airlines ($90) offers the cheapest pricing from California to Minneapolis.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $26 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Sun Country Air from $42 and Frontier from $44 one-way.

Destination information for Minneapolis

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to Minneapolis
Flight duration
3h 44m
Average temperature for January in Minneapolis
26.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Minneapolis
0.8 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Top 7 airlines flying from California to Minneapolis

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Minneapolis 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
Frontier
$71 $197 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$61 $204 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$88 $234 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$63 $290 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$72 $297 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$98 $311 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$118 $384 No cancel fee N/A
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