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

The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul 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 to San Diego

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to SAN flight in 2022: compare Minneapolis to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.

MSP - SAN

Price

$169 - $308

SAN

Temperature

57.2 - 71.6 °F

SAN

Precipitation

0 - 2.3 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 to San Diego

One-way from

$87

One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego

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

Saturday 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 25% by booking at least 21 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 $229.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Minneapolis. Prices for July average $232 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $106. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of March. Opting for a July flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in July

When is the cheapest time to fly from Minneapolis to San Diego (MSP - 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 in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 16% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to San Diego in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MSP to SAN flights for January, February
Feb 1 - Feb 8
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 42m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

16h 18m
$104

Frontier

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Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 25 - Feb 1
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 42m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

16h 07m
$106

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 23 - Mar 1
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 32m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

6h 04m
$107

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Minneapolis to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Minneapolis found for this year
Mar 1 - Mar 8
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 32m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

8h 45m
$102

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 1 - Feb 8
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 42m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

16h 18m
$104

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 25 - Feb 1
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 42m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

16h 07m
$106

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Non-stop flights to San Diego from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to San Diego direct flight deals
Apr 28 - May 1
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 49m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 31m
$154

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 4 - Feb 11
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 55m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 26m
$155

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 1/18/22

Apr 23 - Apr 27
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

Nonstop

3h 49m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 30m
$156

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 1/18/22

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to San Diego

Late deals on return flights to San Diego from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
Jan 25 - Feb 1
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

16h 42m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

16h 07m
$106

Frontier

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 29 - Feb 1
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

6h 14m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

16h 07m
$125

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 26 - Jan 29
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

19h 44m
SAN

San Diego

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

12h 04m
$126

Frontier

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Deal found 1/18/22

One-way flights to San Diego from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to San Diego
Feb 22
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

13h 32m
$52

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 4
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

24h 16m
$53

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Mar 14
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SAN

San Diego

1 stop

14h 31m
$57

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Minneapolis to San Diego flights.

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 45m for a nonstop flight. There are 4 flights from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego per day from 9 airlines.

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.

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 $102, but on average you can expect to pay $116.

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 $180.

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, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Minneapolis to San Diego flight route?

This flight path from Minneapolis St Paul to San Diego was viewed by 303 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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 13h 32m. 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 ($102), and Frontier ($104) offers the cheapest pricing from Minneapolis to San Diego. These flights start at 56% 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 $52 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $58 and Sun Country Air from $77 one-way.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Minneapolis to San Diego are Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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: KLM (100%), Delta (81%), Air France (63%).

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to San Diego?

On average you can expect to pay $346 for a flight from Minneapolis to San Diego. The cheapest flight overall is $29 while the most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - San Diego) is currently priced at $106.

Can I fly to San Diego from Minneapolis St Paul right now?

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

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

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 San Diego.

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

Can I fly back to Minneapolis St Paul from San Diego?

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul from San Diego

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

Alternative routes for Minneapolis to San Diego

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

Top 7 airlines flying from Minneapolis to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to San Diego choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$75
Average$214
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$77
Average$210
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$85
Average$193
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$88
Average$237
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
Cheapest$93
Average$228
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time83%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$107
Average$262
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$118
Average$308
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to San Diego

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis to San Diego
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
46%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
53%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Minneapolis to San Diego

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to San Diego
Sunday4daily flights
Monday4daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday4daily flights
Saturday4daily flights