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

SAN — MSP
Dec 13 — Dec 201

The best prices from San Diego to Minneapolis St Paul are usually found in January or February, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Diego (SAN) to Minneapolis (MSP)

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

$237 - $449

MSP

Temperature

15.8 - 73.4 °F

MSP

Rainfall

0.8 - 4.3 inches

Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Round-trip from$237From San Diego to Minneapolis St Paul
One-way from$109One-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 Saturday 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 22% by booking at least 21 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 $348.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of January. Prices to Minneapolis from San Diego average $331. You can even find prices in January for less than $331, as users have found deals to Minneapolis from as low as $151. The month of March 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 35%.

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 evening could potentially save you up to 33% on airfare.

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

The best prices found for SAN to MSP flights for December, January
Jan 11 - Jan 23
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

21h 50m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

11h 54m
$144

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

Jan 14 - Jan 28
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

6h 15m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

15h 40m
$156

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/7

Jan 26 - Jan 28
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

16h 46m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

15h 40m
$158

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

San Diego to Minneapolis 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from San Diego found for this year
Dec 14 - Dec 17
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

11h 11m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 06m
$159

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/7

Dec 14 - Dec 15
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

7h 56m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 06m
$160

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Dec 14 - Dec 15
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

11h 11m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 06m
$162

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Cheap Frontier flights from San Diego to Minneapolis

Jan 11 - Jan 23
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

21h 50m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

11h 54m
$144

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

Jan 26 - Jan 28
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

16h 46m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

15h 40m
$158

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Dec 13 - Jan 6
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

21h 48m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

15h 53m
$165

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from San Diego to Minneapolis is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $407.39 RT. This price is typically 35% cheaper than other airlines that offer San Diego to Minneapolis flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $237. San Diego Airport is the most common San Diego airport to take off from when flying to Minneapolis. Minneapolis St Paul Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Minneapolis. When flying from San Diego to Minneapolis, Frontier flights are 23% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from San Diego to Minneapolis

Jan 11 - Jan 17
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

6h 15m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

6h 20m
$159

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/7

Dec 14 - Dec 15
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

7h 56m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 06m
$160

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Jan 11 - Jan 14
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

6h 15m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

6h 20m
$162

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

  • If you’re traveling from San Diego to Minneapolis, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Spirit Airlines. San Diego to Minneapolis flights are typically 55% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Spirit Airlines typically cost $290.04 RT. The cheapest Spirit Airlines flight found for this route was $123. When traveling from San Diego to Minneapolis on Spirit Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is San Diego Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Minneapolis St Paul Airport. When flying from San Diego to Minneapolis, Spirit Airlines flights are 16% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to Minneapolis direct flight deals
Jan 12 - Jan 16
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 35m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 50m
$198

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/7

Jan 19 - Jan 22
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 35m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 50m
$206

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

Apr 28 - Apr 30
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 31m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 49m
$218

Sun Country Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/6

Last minute flights from San Diego to Minneapolis

Late deals on return flights to Minneapolis from San Diego, departing today and this week
Dec 14 - Dec 17
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

11h 11m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 06m
$159

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/7

Dec 14 - Dec 15
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

7h 56m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 06m
$160

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Dec 14 - Dec 15
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

11h 11m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 06m
$162

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

One-way flights to Minneapolis from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Minneapolis
Jan 25
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

21h 50m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

Jan 10
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

24h 44m
$65

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/7

Dec 14
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

11h 11m
$79

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/5

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 30m for a nonstop flight. There are 7 flights from San Diego to Minneapolis per day from 10 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 Spirit 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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Minneapolis for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $144, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

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 $280.

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: Saturday.

How popular is this San Diego to Minneapolis flight route?

This flight path from San Diego to Minneapolis St Paul was viewed by 17 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?

1 flight departure 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 Frontier and Spirit Airlines fly from San Diego to Minneapolis in about 6h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 15h 35m. 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?

Frontier, at $144, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Diego to Minneapolis. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Spirit Airlines. These flights start at 56% 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 Frontier ($60), Spirit Airlines ($79), and Sun Country Air ($96).

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

Consider Undisclosed Carrier, 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 Virgin Atlantic (98%), Air France (87%) or KLM (85%) 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 $729, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $91. The most popular route (San Diego - Minneapolis St Paul), is priced around $156.

Alternative routes for San Diego to Minneapolis

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

Top 8 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
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$86Average$225FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$93Average$215FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$123Average$290FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$150Average$380FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$230Average$474FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$237Average$407FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$238Average$558FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Diego to Minneapolis

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego to Minneapolis
79%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
5%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
16%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
Sunday8daily flights
Monday8daily flights
Tuesday7daily flights
Wednesday8daily flights
Thursday9daily flights
Friday8daily flights
Saturday7daily flights