Cheap flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis (SFO - MSP)

SFO — MSP
Feb 1 — Feb 81

The best prices from San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul are usually found in January or September, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Minneapolis (MSP)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to MSP flight in 2023: compare San Francisco to Minneapolis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Minneapolis.

SFO - MSP

Price

$297 - $432

MSP

Temperature

15.8 - 73.4 °F

MSP

Rainfall

0.8 - 4.3 inches

Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from$297From San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul
One-way from$97One-way flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul

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

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Minneapolis. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 54 days in advance to save up to 23% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 54 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $411, or $466 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Minneapolis from San Francisco. Prices for January average $362 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $219. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a January flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Minneapolis (SFO - MSP)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Minneapolis at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 24% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis in January, February 2023

The best prices found for SFO to MSP flights for January, February
Feb 7 - Feb 21
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 09m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 44m
$150

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 8 - Feb 21
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 42m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 44m
$154

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 8 - Feb 19
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

6h 53m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 24m
$156

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

San Francisco to Minneapolis 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco found for this year
Feb 7 - Feb 21
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 09m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 44m
$150

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 8 - Feb 21
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 42m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 44m
$154

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 8 - Feb 19
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

6h 53m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 24m
$156

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Cheap Frontier flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis

Mar 2 - Mar 7
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 14m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 24m
$156

Frontier

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Deal found 1/26

Feb 14 - Feb 28
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 09m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 24m
$161

Frontier

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 10 - Feb 13
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 05m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 29m
$164

Frontier

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Deal found 1/24

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from San Francisco to Minneapolis is Frontier. Flights from Frontier traveling this route typically cost $467.20 RT. This price is typically 33% cheaper than other airlines that offer San Francisco to Minneapolis flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $244. San Francisco Airport is the most common San Francisco 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 Francisco to Minneapolis, Frontier flights are 25% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap United Airlines flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis

Feb 2 - Feb 12
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 47m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 08m
$303

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/25

Feb 2 - Feb 12
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

8h 42m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 08m
$313

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/25

Feb 5 - Feb 10
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

6h 59m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 08m
$323

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/25

  • If you’re traveling from San Francisco to Minneapolis, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $347.55 RT. This price is typically 87% more expensive than other airlines that offer San Francisco to Minneapolis flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $228. The most popular departure airport in San Francisco when flying to Minneapolis is San Francisco Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Minneapolis is Minneapolis St Paul Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Minneapolis, United Airlines flights are 21% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Minneapolis direct flight deals
Apr 27 - Apr 30
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 37m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 11m
$213

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 1/25

Apr 20 - May 6
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 37m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 11m
$217

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 1/25

May 2 - May 6
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 50m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 16m
$228

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/23

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis

Late deals on return flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 8
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 05m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 43m
$166

Frontier

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 1 - Feb 3
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

15h 15m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 29m
$169

Frontier

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Deal found 1/24

Jan 31 - Feb 3
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 09m
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 29m
$172

Frontier

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Deal found 1/24

One-way flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis
Feb 15
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

28h 57m
$66

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26

Feb 8
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

28h 18m
$67

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/26

Mar 1
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

14h 33m
$69

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Minneapolis

Sun Country Air
7.6
Good
71 reviews

Crew

8.0

Boarding

7.5

Comfort

6.8

Food

5.9

Entertainment

6.2

Overall

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The plane from San Francisco to Tai Pei was extremely cold. Tow blankets, hat and hoodie was just enough to stay warm for the flight.

Sun Country Air
7.6
Good
71 reviews
Sun Country Air
7.6
Good
71 reviews

Crew

8.0

Boarding

7.5

Comfort

6.8

Food

5.9

Entertainment

6.2

Overall

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The plane from San Francisco to Tai Pei was extremely cold. Tow blankets, hat and hoodie was just enough to stay warm for the flight.

Frontier
6.1
Okay
536 reviews
Sun Country Air
7.6
Good
71 reviews

Crew

8.0

Boarding

7.5

Comfort

6.8

Food

5.9

Entertainment

6.2

Overall

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The plane from San Francisco to Tai Pei was extremely cold. Tow blankets, hat and hoodie was just enough to stay warm for the flight.

Related info for your journey

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

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

To fly from San Francisco to Minneapolis, you need to book a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Minneapolis St Paul (MSP). Nonstop flights to Minneapolis St Paul from San Francisco take 3h 31m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 10 outbound flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul offered by 9 different airlines.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $154, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis is less than $247.

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

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

How popular is this San Francisco to Minneapolis flight route?

Within the past month, 41 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Minneapolis is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $156 on this airline. Frontier is currently priced 56% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

Before booking your flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis check out the most popular airlines for this route: Endeavor Airlines, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

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

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis consider choosing Air France (89%), Delta (76%) or Virgin Atlantic (71%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to Minneapolis is $67. On average you can expect to pay $829. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Minneapolis St Paul), can usually be booked for $152.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Minneapolis

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Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to Minneapolis

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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$15Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$110Average$215FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$157Average$314FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$228Average$348FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$244Average$467FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$259Average$605FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$380Average$488FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Minneapolis

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco to Minneapolis
31%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
17%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
42%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
10%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to Minneapolis

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Minneapolis
Sunday10daily flights
Monday11daily flights
Tuesday11daily flights
Wednesday11daily flights
Thursday12daily flights
Friday11daily flights
Saturday5daily flights
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