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 Wednesday or Thursday 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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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

$147

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 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 December

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.

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 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to MSP flights for May, June
13 Jun - 25 Jun
$240pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
13 Jun - 17 Jun
$245pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Jun - 6 Jun
$255pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Minneapolis 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco found for this year
15 Sep - 23 Sep
$172pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
7 Sep - 22 Sep
$175pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
30 Aug - 4 Sep
$176pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Minneapolis from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Minneapolis direct flight deals
15 Sep - 23 Sep
$172pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
7 Sep - 22 Sep
$175pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
30 Aug - 4 Sep
$176pp
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
1 Jun - 5 Jun
$258pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Jun - 6 Jun
$266pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Jun - 5 Jun
$267pp
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Minneapolis St Paul from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis
6:48 pm - 6:06 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 18m
SFO - MSP
Frontier
$147
Kiwi.com
9:45 am - 3:19 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 34m
SFO - MSP
Sun Country Air
$148
Kiwi.com
4:34 am - 12:12 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
29h 38m
SFO - MSP
Multiple Airlines
$150
Kiwi.com

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 34m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 8 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. Delta, Sun Country Air, 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 Delta 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 Sun Country Air for just $172, but on average you can expect to pay $189.

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 $193.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Minneapolis for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

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

How popular is this San Francisco to Minneapolis flight route?

Within the past month, 21 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?

3 flight departures from San Francisco to Minneapolis per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Minneapolis?

Sun Country Air can get you from San Francisco to Minneapolis in just under 3h 37m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. There are 1594 mi between San Francisco and Minneapolis. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Minneapolis is Sun Country Air. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $172 on this airline. Sun Country Air is currently priced 29% 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 cheapest flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to Minneapolis is $123. On average you can expect to pay $856. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Minneapolis St Paul), can usually be booked for $172.

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 KLM (96%), Air France (96%) or Virgin Atlantic (94%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to San Francisco.

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

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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.
Flight duration from SFO to MSP
3h 54m
Average temperature for May in Minneapolis
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Minneapolis
3.6 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Top 8 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
Juneyao Airlines
$15 $23 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$56 $136 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$64 $193 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$129 $289 No cancel fee 83%
American Airlines
$161 $375 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$168 $339 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$199 $378 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$378 $488 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 31% of SFO to MSP departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% 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
8 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
9 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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