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The best prices from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl 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
Minneapolis-St Paul Intl (MSP) to San Francisco (SFO)

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 Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl 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 Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco?

Leaving on a Tuesday 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 8% on the overall cost on flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco, book at least 35 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 7% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $99 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $105.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl. Users have commonly found prices around $108 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $48. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco in January, February 2021

7 Feb - 26 Feb
$99pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
28 Feb - 4 Mar
$102pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
21 Feb - 27 Feb
$105pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

5 Mar - 7 Mar
$88pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
6 Apr - 8 Apr
$98pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
7 Feb - 26 Feb
$99pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

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

3 May - 6 May
$147pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
25 Jun - 3 Jul
$148pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Sun Country Air
Non-Stop
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
2 Jul - 9 Jul
$149pp
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 Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco

4 Feb - 7 Feb
$106pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
4 Feb - 7 Feb
$125pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$134pp
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSP
Minneapolis St Paul

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

7:50 am - 6:53 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
13h 03m
MSP - SFO
Frontier
$69
CheapFlights
10:40 am - 12:49 pm
Sun Country Air
Nonstop
4h 09m
MSP - SFO
Sun Country Air
$74
mytrip.com
5:30 pm - 6:53 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
27h 23m
MSP - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$82
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Minneapolis-St Paul Intl 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 and Delta 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.

Can I find flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $88, but on average you can expect to pay $112.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco is less than $182.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Minneapolis to San Francisco?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Saturday.

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.

How many flights depart from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

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 less than San Francisco. You can assume this to be the case over the next 11 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 Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco?

Frontier can get you from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco in just under 6h 30m. Your travel time can differ by up to . The distance between Minneapolis-St Paul Intl and San Francisco is about 1594 mi.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco round-trip?

Currently priced at $88, Frontier will fly you from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 61% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $41. Users have also found prices from $72 and $83 on Frontier and Sun Country Air, respectively.

Alternative routes for Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Average temperature for January in San Francisco
59.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Minneapolis

Airports servicing San Francisco

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

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 Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of MSP to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 42% 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 Minneapolis-St Paul Intl to San Francisco
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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