Cheap flights from San Diego to Minneapolis (SAN - MSP)

The best prices from San Diego to Minneapolis St Paul are usually found in August or October, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Diego to Minneapolis

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to MSP flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Minneapolis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Minneapolis.

SAN - MSP

Price

$196 - $307

MSP

Temperature

15.8 - 73.4 °F

MSP

Precipitation

0.8 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$196

From San Diego to Minneapolis St Paul

One-way from

$93

One-way flight from San Diego to Minneapolis St Paul

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Diego to Minneapolis?

Users have found that flying from San Diego to Minneapolis on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 44% by booking at least 26 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 San Diego to Minneapolis within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $234.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Minneapolis?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Minneapolis from San Diego average $236. You can even find prices in August for less than $236, as users have found deals to Minneapolis from as low as $113. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Minneapolis from San Diego. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 29%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Minneapolis (SAN - MSP)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Diego to Minneapolis is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 34% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Minneapolis in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SAN to MSP flights for January, February
Feb 17 - Feb 22
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

28h 05m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 32m
$100

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 3 - Feb 6
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

21h 35m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 10m
$104

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 2 - Feb 4
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

21h 35m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 59m
$110

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

San Diego to Minneapolis 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from San Diego found for this year
Feb 17 - Feb 22
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

28h 05m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 32m
$100

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 3 - Feb 6
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

21h 35m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

12h 10m
$104

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 2 - Feb 4
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

21h 35m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 59m
$110

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Minneapolis direct flight deals
Jan 31 - Feb 4
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 26m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 55m
$155

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 18/1/22

Apr 28 - May 1
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 31m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 49m
$156

Sun Country Air

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

Feb 17 - Feb 28
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 26m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 55m
$158

Sun Country Air

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Last minute flights from San Diego to Minneapolis

Late deals on return flights to Minneapolis from San Diego, departing today and this week
Jan 25 - Jan 29
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

16h 07m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

6h 14m
$122

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 19/1/22

Jan 27 - Jan 31
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

4h 56m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

24h 16m
$124

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

Jan 28 - Jan 31
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

4h 56m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

24h 16m
$128

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

One-way flights to Minneapolis St Paul from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Minneapolis
Feb 2
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

21h 35m
$48

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 17
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

28h 05m
$51

Spirit Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 5
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

6h 40m
$53

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 18/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Diego to Minneapolis flights.

What airports do I use to fly from San Diego to Minneapolis?

If you book a flight from San Diego to Minneapolis, you will be flying from San Diego to Minneapolis St Paul. Flights to Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) from San Diego (SAN) take 3h 26m for a nonstop flight. There are 4 flights from San Diego to Minneapolis per day from 8 airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Minneapolis St Paul have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, Sun Country Air, and Alaska Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Minneapolis for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $100, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to Minneapolis under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to Minneapolis is less than $219.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to Minneapolis?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this San Diego to Minneapolis flight route?

This flight path from San Diego to Minneapolis St Paul was viewed by 111 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 San Diego to Minneapolis on average per day?

4 flight departures from San Diego to Minneapolis per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Diego to Minneapolis?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and Frontier fly from San Diego to Minneapolis in about 16h 07m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 11h 58m. There are 1538 mi between San Diego and Minneapolis. 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 San Diego to Minneapolis round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $100, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Diego to Minneapolis. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. These flights start at 57% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Diego to Minneapolis are Spirit Airlines ($48), Frontier ($72), and Sun Country Air ($77).

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to Minneapolis.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to Minneapolis?

Consider KLM (89%), Delta (88%) or Air France (84%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Diego to Minneapolis.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Minneapolis?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Diego to Minneapolis? While on average our users pay $475, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $57. The most popular route (San Diego - Minneapolis St Paul), is priced around $104.

Can I fly to Minneapolis St Paul from San Diego right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Minneapolis St Paul within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Minneapolis St Paul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

Can I fly back to San Diego from Minneapolis St Paul?

Returning to San Diego from Minneapolis St Paul

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Minneapolis

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

Top 7 airlines flying from San Diego to Minneapolis

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Minneapolis choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$71
Average$191
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$72
Average$224
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$87
Average$205
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
Cheapest$88
Average$215
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time83%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$98
Average$250
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$107
Average$250
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$118
Average$309
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Minneapolis

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego to Minneapolis
53%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
17%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
30%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from San Diego to Minneapolis

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to Minneapolis
Sunday3daily flights
Monday4daily flights
Tuesday5daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday4daily flights