Cheap flights from St Paul to San Francisco (MSP - SFO)

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The best prices from St Paul to San Francisco are usually found in August or September, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
St Paul (MSP) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best MSP to SFO flight in 2021: compare St Paul to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
MSP - SFO
Price
$178 - $283
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$178

From St Paul to San Francisco

One-way from

$110

One-way flight from St Paul to San Francisco

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 St Paul to San Francisco?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 8% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from St Paul to San Francisco?

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from St Paul to San Francisco from $99 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $105 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from St Paul to San Francisco?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from St Paul in August are about $108 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from St Paul to San Francisco (MSP - SFO)?

When flying from St Paul to San Francisco, 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 23% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from St Paul to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MSP to SFO flights for May, June
4 Jun - 4 Jun
$180pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Jun - 4 Jun
$186pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
18 Jun - 20 Jun
$188pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

St Paul to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from St Paul found for this year
4 Jun - 4 Jun
$180pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Nov - 12 Nov
$185pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Jun - 4 Jun
$186pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from St Paul

Save time with St Paul to San Francisco direct flight deals
4 Jun - 4 Jun
$180pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Nov - 12 Nov
$185pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
23 Jul - 30 Jul
$187pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Last minute flights from St Paul to San Francisco

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Francisco from St Paul, departing today and this week
25 May - 3 Jun
$200pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
25 May - 14 Jun
$202pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
23 May - 24 May
$203pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

One-way flights to San Francisco from St Paul

The cheapest one-way flights from St Paul to San Francisco
11:38 am - 7:03 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
9h 25m
MSP - SFO
American Airlines
3:00 am - 5:07 am
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
4h 07m
MSP - SFO
Sun Country Air
$115
mytrip.com
3:20 pm - 7:58 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
6h 38m
MSP - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$118
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From St Paul to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Minneapolis to San Francisco 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 Francisco 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 Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco 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 Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Sun Country Air, Delta, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Sun Country Air with this kind of flexibility.

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

If you wish to fly to San Francisco from Minneapolis, then you need to book flights from Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco. There are 3 flights from Minneapolis St Paul (MSP) to San Francisco (SFO) per day to choose from. Flights to San Francisco from Minneapolis St Paul are available from 8 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 00m is how long a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to San Francisco typically takes.

Can I find flights from St Paul to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from St Paul to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Sun Country Air for just $180, but on average you can expect to pay $194.

Are there nonstop flights from St Paul to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from St Paul to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from St Paul to San Francisco is less than $195.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 218 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Minneapolis or San Francisco?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Minneapolis is roughly greater than that of San Francisco. You can assume this to be the case over the next 17 days.

Is Minneapolis weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Temperatures around the 84 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in San Francisco is colder than in Minneapolis. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from St Paul to San Francisco?

For as low as $185, United Airlines can have you in San Francisco from St Paul in 4h. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from St Paul to San Francisco round-trip?

According to our current data, Sun Country Air ($180), and United Airlines ($185) offers the cheapest pricing from St Paul to San Francisco. These flights start at 21% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from St Paul to San Francisco one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from St Paul to San Francisco are Sun Country Air ($91), Frontier ($95), and American Airlines ($110).

Alternative routes for St Paul to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from St Paul to San Francisco.
Flight duration
3h 53m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 7 airlines flying from St Paul to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from St Paul to San Francisco 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 $190 No cancel fee 62%
Sun Country Air
$88 $206 No cancel fee 83%
Spirit Airlines
$115 $218 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$122 $247 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$118 $267 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$127 $284 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$118 $302 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from St Paul to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from St Paul towards San Francisco.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 83% of MSP to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 16% of MSP to SFO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of MSP to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of MSP to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from St Paul to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from St Paul to San Francisco.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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