Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Oakland (MSP - OAK)

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The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to Oakland are usually found in August or July, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis (MSP) to Oakland (OAK)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to OAK flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis to Oakland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Oakland.
MSP - OAK
Price
$132 - $320
OAK
Temperature
51.8 - 66.2 °F
OAK
Precipitation
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 46% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$132

From Minneapolis St Paul to Oakland

One-way from

$81

One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul to Oakland

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 Minneapolis to Oakland, California?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 81% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Minneapolis to Oakland, California?

Users have found that booking a flight from Minneapolis to Oakland, California at least 22 days early can save you up to 33% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 22 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Minneapolis to Oakland, California for as little as $230 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 $307 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to Oakland, California (MSP - OAK)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Minneapolis to Oakland, California is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 31% on airfare.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Minneapolis to Oakland, California?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Oakland, California from Minneapolis average $229. You can even find prices in August for less than $229, as users have found deals to Oakland, California from as low as $148. The month of March appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Oakland, California from Minneapolis. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 23%.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to Oakland in December, January 2022

The best prices found for MSP to OAK flights for December, January
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$117pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$122pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
14 Jan - 16 Jan
$135pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis St Paul to Oakland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Oakland from Minneapolis found for this year
16 Dec - 24 Jan
$158pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 Dec - 14 Jan
$171pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 Dec - 14 Jan
$196pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to Oakland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Oakland from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
16 Dec - 24 Jan
$158pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 Dec - 14 Jan
$171pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 Dec - 14 Jan
$196pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
OAK
Oakland
OAK
Oakland
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to Oakland from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to Oakland
11:03 am - 2:54 am
Allegiant Air
1 Stop
17h 51m
MSP - OAK
Allegiant Air
$81
Gotogate
2:15 pm - 2:36 am
Frontier
2 Stops
14h 21m
MSP - OAK
Frontier
$102
Kiwi.com
3:55 pm - 2:28 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
12h 33m
MSP - OAK
Spirit Airlines
$108
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Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis to Oakland

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

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

Can I find flights from Minneapolis to Oakland, California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to Oakland, California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $117, but on average you can expect to pay $146.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis to Oakland, California for under $200?

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

How popular is this Minneapolis to Oakland, California flight route?

The Minneapolis St Paul to Oakland flight path was viewed by 15 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Minneapolis to Oakland, California round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $117, was found to be the cheapest airline from Minneapolis to Oakland, California. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 52% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minneapolis to Oakland, California one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $63 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $66 and Allegiant Air from $72 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Minneapolis to Oakland, California?

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Minneapolis to Oakland, California.

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to Oakland, California?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Minneapolis to Oakland, California? While on average our users pay $132, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $68. The most popular route (Minneapolis St Paul - Oakland), is priced around $117.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Oakland, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Oakland from Minneapolis?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Oakland within the United States

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

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 Oakland.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Minneapolis from Oakland?

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul from Oakland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Oakland 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 Oakland are not required to quarantine after entering Minneapolis St Paul.

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Alternative routes for Minneapolis to Oakland

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

Destination information for Oakland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minneapolis to Oakland.
Average temperature for December in Oakland
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Oakland
4.7 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing Oakland

Top 6 airlines flying from Minneapolis St Paul to Oakland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to Oakland 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
Sun Country Air
$88 $230 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$98 $250 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$118 $286 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$130 $375 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$148 $370 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$223 $410 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to Oakland

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