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

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The best prices from San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul are usually found in August or October, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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 2021: compare San Francisco to Minneapolis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Minneapolis.
SFO - MSP
Price
$166 - $387
MSP
Temperature
15.8 - 73.4 °F
MSP
Precipitation
0.8 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop

Round-trip from

₪166

From San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul

One-way from

$86

One-way flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul

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 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 24 days in advance to save up to 38% 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 24 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 $240, or $321 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Minneapolis from San Francisco. Prices for August average $243 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $118. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 59% on your journey compared to booking in August

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 29% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SFO to MSP flights for September, October
8 Oct - 16 Oct
$109pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Oct - 30 Oct
$116pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Oct - 12 Oct
$117pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Minneapolis 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco found for this year
8 Oct - 16 Oct
$109pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$115pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Oct - 30 Oct
$116pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Minneapolis direct flight deals
14 Oct - 17 Oct
$169pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 Oct - 11 Oct
$178pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
16 Oct - 24 Oct
$179pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis

Late deals on round-trip flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 2 Oct
$124pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Sep - 5 Oct
$129pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Oct - 11 Oct
$134pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Minneapolis St Paul from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis
6:54 pm - 2:40 pm
Frontier
2 Stops
17h 46m
SFO - MSP
Frontier
$86
Kiwi.com
7:14 am - 6:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
9h 06m
SFO - MSP
Multiple Airlines
$87
Priceline
9:10 am - 2:47 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 37m
SFO - MSP
Sun Country Air

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Minneapolis</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Minneapolis

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 7 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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.

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 Frontier for just $109, but on average you can expect to pay $129.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis is less than $223.

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.

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Saturday.

How popular is this San Francisco to Minneapolis flight route?

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

How many flights depart from San Francisco to Minneapolis on average per day?

1 flight departure from San Francisco to Minneapolis per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis?

Frontier can get you from San Francisco to Minneapolis in just under 7h 21m. Your travel time can differ by up to . There are 1594 mi between San Francisco and Minneapolis.

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 $109 on this airline. Frontier is currently priced 55% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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 (100%), Delta (95%) or KLM (95%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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: Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to Minneapolis is $68. On average you can expect to pay $600. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Minneapolis St Paul), can usually be booked for $139.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Minneapolis, MN

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Minneapolis from San Francisco?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Minneapolis St Paul.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Minneapolis?

Returning to San Francisco 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 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Minneapolis, MN

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Minneapolis

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

Destination information for Minneapolis

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Minneapolis.
Average temperature for September in Minneapolis
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Minneapolis
3.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Top 7 airlines flying from San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$88 $200 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$88 $236 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$108 $236 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$118 $298 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$118 $330 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$128 $314 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$130 $293 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Minneapolis

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Minneapolis.
Morning 6 AM to noon 47% of SFO to MSP departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 27% of SFO to MSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of SFO to MSP departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SFO to MSP departures
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.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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