Cheap flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego (MSP - SAN)

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The best prices from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego are usually found in July or August, booked 22 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Minneapolis-St Paul Intl (MSP) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to SAN flight in 2021: compare Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
MSP - SAN
Price
$169 - $308
SAN
Temperature
66.2 - 80.6 °F
SAN
Rainfall
0 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$169

From Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego

One-way from

$96

One-way flight from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego

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-St Paul Intl to San Diego?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 22% on the overall cost on flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego?

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego from $73 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $98 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl. Prices for July average $80 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego (MSP - SAN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MSP to SAN flights for May, June
24 May - 1 Jun
$149pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
25 May - 27 May
$155pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 May - 2 Jun
$156pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl found for this year
24 May - 1 Jun
$149pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
25 May - 27 May
$155pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 May - 2 Jun
$156pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl

Save time with Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego direct flight deals
24 May - 27 May
$177pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
17 Aug - 24 Aug
$179pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Delta
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
26 Aug - 30 Aug
$180pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl, departing today and this week
24 May - 1 Jun
$149pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
25 May - 27 May
$155pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
24 May - 2 Jun
$156pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to San Diego from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego
5:10 am - 6:41 am
Frontier
2 Stops
27h 31m
MSP - SAN
Frontier
$96
Kiwi.com
2:20 pm - 7:52 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
19h 32m
MSP - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$105
Gotogate
11:25 am - 1:10 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
3h 45m
MSP - SAN
Sun Country Air

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Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego

Are flight prices decreasing from Minneapolis to San Diego 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 Minneapolis and San Diego 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 Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

What airports do I use to fly from Minneapolis to San Diego?

If you book a flight from Minneapolis to San Diego, you will be flying from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego. Flights to San Diego (SAN) from Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) take 3h 41m for a nonstop flight. There are 4 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego per day from 9 airlines.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $149, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego is less than $196.

Are there last-minute flights available from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego have been viewed 303 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Minneapolis or San Diego?

In Minneapolis, there will be greater rainfall in Minneapolis compared to San Diego over the next 17 days.

Is Minneapolis weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 84 °F range in July. The weather in San Diego is generally colder than Minneapolis'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 Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego?

There are many flights that can get you from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego in 3h 45m. Fly via Sun Country Air, Delta, or United Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $155 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Sun Country Air and Delta, starting at $177 and $188 round-trip. These flights start at 33% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego are Sun Country Air ($84), Frontier ($85), and United Airlines ($99).

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Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego.
Flight duration
3h 41m
Average temperature for May in San Diego
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Diego
0.2 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 7 airlines flying from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego 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
$85 $193 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$77 $210 No cancel fee 69%
Spirit Airlines
$75 $214 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$93 $228 No cancel fee 83%
Alaska Airlines
$88 $237 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$107 $262 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$118 $308 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl towards San Diego.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 79% of MSP to SAN departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 20% of MSP to SAN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MSP to SAN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MSP to SAN departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Diego.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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