Cheap flights from Minneapolis to San Diego (MSP - SAN) from $61

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 6/20. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MSP — SAN
Jun 17 — Jun 241

The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego are usually found in April or May, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Minneapolis to San Diego

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Minneapolis (MSP) to San Diego (SAN). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 12, 2024.

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Round-trip from

$288

One-way from

$81
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From Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego
One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Minneapolis to San Diego?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Minneapolis to San Diego. 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 San Diego.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Minneapolis to San Diego?

Find a great deal and save up to 35% by booking at least 41 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 Minneapolis to San Diego within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $334.

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

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Minneapolis. Prices for April average $328 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $125. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a April flight can save you 16% on your journey compared to booking in March

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from MSP to SAN?

When flying from Minneapolis to San Diego, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 35% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap Minneapolis to San Diego flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Minneapolis to San Diego specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Prices were last updated on June 12, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Minneapolis to San Diego in June and July 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Fri 7/1210:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop12h 16mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/157:32 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop20h 58mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/11$170
Mon 7/110:46 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop16h 34mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/810:40 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop12h 26mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/12$171
Fri 6/2811:21 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop16h 19mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/14:26 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop18h 40mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/11$173
Wed 6/1910:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop10h 02mFrontier
Tue 6/258:01 amSAN - MSP
2 stops9h 04mFrontier
Deal found 6/10$174
Fri 7/1910:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop12h 16mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/224:27 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop24h 03mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/11$176
Wed 7/314:42 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop5h 18mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/712:08 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop7h 48mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$177
Mon 7/2910:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop11h 08mFrontier
Wed 7/319:10 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop8h 51mFrontier
Deal found 6/12$178
Thu 6/2010:16 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop13h 04mSpirit Airlines
Mon 6/2410:40 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop12h 26mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/11$179
Fri 6/2111:21 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop11h 59mMultiple Airlines
Fri 7/55:40 pmSAN - MSP
Nonstop3h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$180

Minneapolis to San Diego 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Minneapolis and San Diego in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights traveling from Minneapolis to San Diego in June and July 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Wed 9/41:46 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop5h 31mSpirit Airlines
Mon 9/98:58 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop13h 58mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/12$126
Wed 8/2110:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop9h 25mFrontier
Sat 8/248:36 amSAN - MSP
1 stop11h 35mFrontier
Deal found 6/11$132
Fri 8/3010:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop9h 25mFrontier
Tue 9/37:24 amSAN - MSP
1 stop24h 16mFrontier
Deal found 6/11$133
Sat 9/1410:55 amMSP - SAN
1 stop5h 35mFrontier
Sun 9/228:28 amSAN - MSP
1 stop11h 56mFrontier
Deal found 6/12$134
Mon 8/1910:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop9h 25mFrontier
Fri 8/237:24 amSAN - MSP
1 stop12h 35mFrontier
Deal found 6/11$135
Fri 6/2811:21 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop16h 19mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/29:19 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop16h 31mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/12$136
Thu 9/1910:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop9h 25mFrontier
Sun 9/228:28 amSAN - MSP
1 stop11h 56mFrontier
Deal found 6/11$138
Fri 6/2811:21 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop11h 59mSpirit Airlines
Mon 7/110:40 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop12h 26mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/12$139
Tue 8/137:30 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop5h 38mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/162:20 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop5h 39mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12$141

Minneapolis to San Diego flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Minneapolis to San Diego for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Minneapolis to San Diego. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Thu 6/209:01 amMSP - SAN
1 stop24h 00mFrontier
Mon 6/2410:15 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop10h 48mFrontier
Deal found 6/11$148
Wed 6/1910:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop10h 02mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/256:37 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop19h 13mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/10$163
Thu 6/2010:16 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop13h 04mSpirit Airlines
Tue 7/99:19 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop16h 30mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/11$167
Fri 6/2111:21 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop11h 59mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/259:19 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop16h 31mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/12$168
Wed 6/1910:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop10h 02mFrontier
Tue 6/258:01 amSAN - MSP
2 stops9h 04mFrontier
Deal found 6/10$174
Thu 6/2010:16 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop13h 04mSpirit Airlines
Mon 6/2410:40 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop12h 26mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/11$179
Fri 6/2111:21 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop11h 59mMultiple Airlines
Fri 7/55:40 pmSAN - MSP
Nonstop3h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$180
Fri 6/2111:21 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop11h 59mSpirit Airlines
Tue 6/256:37 pmSAN - MSP
2 stops12h 41mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/12$182
Thu 6/2010:16 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop13h 04mMultiple Airlines
Sat 6/223:22 pmSAN - MSP
1 stop14h 44mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$183

One-way flights to San Diego from Minneapolis

Search for one-way flight options from Minneapolis to San Diego. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Minneapolis to San Diego, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from Minneapolis to San Diego should utilize the search form at the the top of the page.
Thu 6/2010:16 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop13h 04mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/12$61
Wed 7/104:42 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop7h 04mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/12$63
Thu 7/1110:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop12h 16mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/12$64
Sat 8/1710:55 amMSP - SAN
1 stop5h 35mFrontier
Deal found 6/11$66
Fri 6/2111:21 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop11h 59mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/11$70
Fri 6/2811:21 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop11h 59mSpirit Airlines
Deal found 6/11$71
Tue 8/2010:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop9h 25mFrontier
Deal found 6/10$72
Mon 6/1710:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop10h 02mFrontier
Deal found 6/10$73
Wed 6/1910:59 pmMSP - SAN
1 stop10h 02mFrontier
Deal found 6/12$74

Find flights from Minneapolis to San Diego within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Minneapolis to San Diego that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.

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1 stop13h 58m

$126

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Wed 8/21

1 stop9h 25m

San Diego

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1 stop11h 35m

$132

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MSP - SAN

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Fri 8/30

1 stop9h 25m

San Diego

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1 stop24h 16m

$133

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Sat 9/14

1 stop5h 35m

San Diego

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1 stop11h 56m

$134

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Tue 8/13

1 stop5h 38m

San Diego

Fri 8/16

1 stop5h 39m

$141

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MSP - SAN

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Wed 7/10

1 stop5h 18m

San Diego

Mon 7/15

1 stop20h 58m

$143

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Mon 9/16

1 stop9h 25m

San Diego

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1 stop13h 58m

$145

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Fri 11/1

Nonstop3h 52m

San Diego

Mon 11/4

Nonstop3h 35m

$204

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MSP - SAN

MSPSAN

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Wed 7/31

Nonstop3h 47m

San Diego

Tue 8/6

Nonstop3h 46m

$239

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How far ahead should I book a flight from Minneapolis to San Diego?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Minneapolis to San Diego. Price data was last updated on May 31, 2024.
The best time to book flights from Minneapolis to San Diego is 40 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Minneapolis to San Diego?

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Temperature and rainfall in San Diego by month

Plan your trip to San Diego by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SAN

Temperature

57.2 - 71.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San Diego, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, August is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 71.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 57.2 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing San Diego

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Diego. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Diego. Reviews last updated June 12, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Minneapolis to San Diego, such as Sun Country Air, Frontier and Delta. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
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7.9

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8.0

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8.6

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It was a good experience other than a short delay.

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7.9

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

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It was a good experience other than a short delay.

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8.0
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10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Reviews

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It was a good experience other than a short delay.

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10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

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10,000 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

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581 reviews
8.0
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10,000 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Food

7.4

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

Related info for your journey

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  • 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 42m for a nonstop flight. There are 6 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego per day from 7 airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Minneapolis to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to San Diego for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $126, but on average you can expect to pay $142.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Minneapolis to San Diego for under $200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to San Diego under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to San Diego is less than $231.

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

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

  • What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to San Diego?

    You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

  • How popular is this Minneapolis to San Diego flight route?

  • How many flights depart from Minneapolis to San Diego on average per day?

    Travelers can expect 3 flights from Minneapolis to San Diego on average per day.
    Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Minneapolis to San Diego?

    Departing from Minneapolis to San Diego will take you 5h 31m. Airlines will cover a distance of 1538 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

    According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($126), and Frontier ($132) offers the cheapest pricing from Minneapolis to San Diego. These flights start at 61% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

    One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $61 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $66 and Sun Country Air from $98 one-way.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to San Diego?

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Minneapolis to San Diego on time: Air France (90%), Aeromexico (88%), Delta (87%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to San Diego?

    On average you can expect to pay $236 for a flight from Minneapolis to San Diego. The cheapest flight overall is $77 while the most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - San Diego) is currently priced at $142.

  • What does MSP to SAN mean?

    Great question - MSP to SAN just means Minneapolis St Paul Airport to San Diego Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

  • Can I find deals for flights from Minneapolis to San Diego that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Minneapolis to San Diego flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Minneapolis to San Diego with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Minneapolis to San Diego flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Minneapolis to San Diego that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Minneapolis to San Diego flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Minneapolis to San Diego?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Minneapolis to San Diego.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Minneapolis to San Diego?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Minneapolis to San Diego by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Minneapolis to San Diego that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Minneapolis to San Diego offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Minneapolis to San Diego?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Minneapolis to San Diego flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Minneapolis to San Diego flight deals updated?

    The Minneapolis to San Diego flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/12.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Minneapolis to San Diego?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Minneapolis to San Diego?

    Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Minneapolis to San Diego (average of $288). Flying from Minneapolis to San Diego in July is currently the most expensive (average of $346). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 7 airlines flying from Minneapolis to San Diego

Discover the top 7 airlines that operate flights from Minneapolis to San Diego. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$77Average$162FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
FrontierCheapest$89Average$160FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
Sun Country AirCheapest$121Average$268FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%
United AirlinesCheapest$181Average$386FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
American AirlinesCheapest$226Average$326FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
DeltaCheapest$236Average$376FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Alaska AirlinesCheapest$335Average$552FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%

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Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to San Diego

Find hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to San Diego. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
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Weekly flight availability from Minneapolis to San Diego

Explore weekly flight availability from Minneapolis to San Diego. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
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