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

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

SFO - MSP
Price
$166 - $387
MSP
Temperature
26.6 - 84.2 °F
MSP
Rainfall
0.7 - 4.4 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

One-way from

$75

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Minneapolis?

Flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 San Francisco to Minneapolis?

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 54 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 Francisco to Minneapolis within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $133.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis lean towards being more expensive in March. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Minneapolis in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $54.

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

When flying from San Francisco to Minneapolis, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 24% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to MSP flights for January, February
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$122pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 9 Mar
$125pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 25 Feb
$126pp
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
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$122pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 9 Mar
$125pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 25 Feb
$126pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Minneapolis direct flight deals
7 May - 16 May
$147pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
17 Jul - 27 Jul
$149pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$159pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
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 Jan - 31 Jan
$129pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$134pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jan - 3 Feb
$137pp
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 from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis
1:40 pm - 7:19 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 39m
SFO - MSP
Sun Country Air
1:30 am - 7:00 am
Delta
Nonstop
3h 30m
SFO - MSP
Delta
$83
Delta
8:59 pm - 5:45 am
Frontier
1 Stop
6h 46m
SFO - MSP
Frontier
$85
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Minneapolis

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco 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. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $122, but on average you can expect to pay $134.

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 $199.

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 flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis St Paul have been viewed 190 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Minneapolis?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in San Francisco is roughly greater than that of Minneapolis. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Minneapolis?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 84 °F range in July. The weather in Minneapolis is generally hotter than San Francisco's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis?

For as low as $159, Delta can have you in Minneapolis from San Francisco in 3h 34m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Minneapolis round-trip?

According to our current data, Frontier ($125), and Sun Country Air ($149) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Minneapolis. Frontier is 48% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $44. Sun Country Air flights start at $72 while deals on Delta start at $83 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Minneapolis

Destination information for Minneapolis

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Minneapolis
Flight duration
3h 58m
Average temperature for January in Minneapolis
26.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Minneapolis
0.8 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Minneapolis

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.

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%
Alaska Airlines
$130 $293 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$118 $298 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$128 $314 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $330 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Minneapolis

Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 56% of SFO to MSP departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 26% of SFO to MSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 18% 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
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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