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The best prices from Sacramento to Minneapolis are usually found in August or September, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Minneapolis (MSP)

SMF - MSP
Price
$205 - $318
MSP
Temperature
26.6 - 84.2 °F
MSP
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.4 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$205

From Sacramento to Minneapolis

One-way from

$102

One-way flight from Sacramento to Minneapolis

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 Sacramento to Minneapolis?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Sacramento to Minneapolis. 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 Minneapolis.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Sacramento to Minneapolis, book at least 54 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 29% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $133 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $165.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in March. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Minneapolis. Flights to Minneapolis from Sacramento in August are about $144 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $54.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Minneapolis (SMF - MSP)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sacramento to Minneapolis in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 41% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Minneapolis in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SMF to MSP flights for January, February
17 Feb - 20 Feb
$108pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$125pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$126pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento to Minneapolis 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from Sacramento found for this year
17 Feb - 20 Feb
$108pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
11 May - 18 May
$111pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 Feb - 22 Feb
$125pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Minneapolis direct flight deals
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$199pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
28 Feb - 7 Mar
$248pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$249pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Minneapolis

Late deals on round-trip flights to Minneapolis from Sacramento, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$143pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$149pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$179pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Minneapolis from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Minneapolis
12:27 pm - 5:05 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
26h 38m
SMF - MSP
Frontier
$102
Gotogate
10:35 am - 7:26 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
6h 51m
SMF - MSP
Alaska Airlines
5:18 am - 9:37 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
26h 19m
SMF - MSP
Spirit Airlines
$136
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Minneapolis

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento Intl to Minneapolis St Paul to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. 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 Sacramento Intl to Minneapolis St Paul. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Delta, Sun Country Air, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Minneapolis for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $108, but on average you can expect to pay $139.

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

Cheapflights has at least 13 direct flights from Sacramento to Minneapolis under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Minneapolis is less than $342.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 190 users have taken a look at flights from Sacramento Intl to Minneapolis St Paul.

Does it rain more in Sacramento or Minneapolis?

Expected rainfall in Sacramento is less than in Minneapolis. You can expect this to be the case over the next 14 days.

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than Minneapolis?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 95 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Minneapolis is typically colder than in Sacramento. 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 Sacramento to Minneapolis?

Frontier can get you from Sacramento to Minneapolis in just under 20h 24m. Your travel time can differ by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sacramento to Minneapolis round-trip?

Currently priced at $108, Frontier will fly you from Sacramento to Minneapolis and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 59% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Sacramento to Minneapolis are Spirit Airlines ($55), Frontier ($101), and Alaska Airlines ($109).

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Minneapolis

Destination information for Minneapolis

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sacramento to Minneapolis
Average temperature for January in Minneapolis
26.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Minneapolis
0.8 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Top 7 airlines flying from Sacramento to Minneapolis

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento 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
Spirit Airlines
$61 $162 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$86 $162 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$88 $222 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$63 $274 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$137 $308 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$140 $364 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$248 $405 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Minneapolis

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 94% of SMF to MSP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 6% of SMF to MSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SMF to MSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SMF to MSP departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Minneapolis
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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