Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis (SBA - MSP)

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The best prices from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis St Paul are usually found in July or August, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Barbara (SBA) to Minneapolis (MSP)

All the information you need to plan the best SBA to MSP flight in 2022: compare Santa Barbara to Minneapolis flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Minneapolis.
SBA - MSP
Price
$222 - $522
MSP
Temperature
15.8 - 73.4 °F
MSP
Precipitation
0.8 - 4.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$222

From Santa Barbara to Minneapolis St Paul

One-way from

$171

One-way flight from Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara to Minneapolis?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Minneapolis. Flights to Minneapolis from Santa Barbara in August are about $194 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $65.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis. 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 Santa Barbara to Minneapolis?

Users have found that booking a flight from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis at least 18 days early can save you up to 22% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 18 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis for as little as $175 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $224 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis (SBA - MSP)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 29% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SBA to MSP flights for January, February
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$233pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
17 Feb - 20 Feb
$243pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
17 Feb - 20 Feb
$265pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara to Minneapolis 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Minneapolis from Santa Barbara found for this year
1 Feb - 5 Feb
$233pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
17 Feb - 20 Feb
$243pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
17 Feb - 20 Feb
$265pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

Last minute flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis

Late deals on round-trip flights to Minneapolis from Santa Barbara, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 30 Jan
$301pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
25 Jan - 30 Jan
$313pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara
24 Jan - 30 Jan
$315pp
SBA
Santa Barbara
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SBA
Santa Barbara

One-way flights to Minneapolis St Paul from Santa Barbara

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis
8:25 am - 2:20 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
27h 55m
SBA - MSP
Multiple Airlines
$171
Kiwi.com
12:15 am - 10:10 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
31h 55m
SBA - MSP
United Airlines
$513
United
12:30 am - 11:55 am
American Airlines
3 Stops
33h 25m
SBA - MSP
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Santa Barbara to Minneapolis

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Sun Country Air, United Airlines, and American Airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis St Paul have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $233, but on average you can expect to pay $383.

Are there last-minute flights available from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis round-trip from $233. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is United Airlines. American Airlines is currently priced 27% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis?

While on average a flight from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis is generally $384, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $93. When looking at the most popular route, (Santa Barbara - Minneapolis St Paul), you can expect to pay $241 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis?

When booking a flight from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Minneapolis, MN

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Minneapolis from Santa Barbara?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Minneapolis St Paul.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Barbara are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

Do I need a test to fly back to Santa Barbara from Minneapolis?

Returning to Santa Barbara 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 24 hours before departing to Santa Barbara.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Minneapolis St Paul are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Barbara.

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Alternative routes for Santa Barbara to Minneapolis

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Destination information for Minneapolis

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis.
Average temperature for January in Minneapolis
26.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Minneapolis
0.8 ″

Airports servicing Santa Barbara

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Top 5 airlines flying from Santa Barbara to Minneapolis St Paul

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Barbara 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
$81 $210 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$86 $198 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$112 $381 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$172 $430 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$179 $360 No cancel fee 69%
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