Cheap flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco (MSP - SFO)

MSP — SFO
Nov 28 — Dec 51

The best prices from Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco are usually found in January or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Saturday and return on a Thursday

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

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

MSP - SFO

Price

$259 - $394

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 4.4 inches

Popular inMarchHigh demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Round-trip from$259From Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco
One-way from$122One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco

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

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 12%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 30% on flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $378. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $424.

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

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Minneapolis. Users have commonly found prices around $322 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $199. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in March.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Minneapolis to San Francisco at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco in November, December 2022

The best prices found for MSP to SFO flights for November, December
Dec 9 - Dec 13
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 27m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

19h 56m
$147

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Dec 9 - Dec 13
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 27m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

19h 56m
$148

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 5 - Dec 7
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 39m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 37m
$155

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Minneapolis to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Minneapolis found for this year
Dec 9 - Dec 13
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 27m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

19h 56m
$147

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Dec 9 - Dec 13
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 27m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

19h 56m
$148

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 5 - Dec 7
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 39m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 37m
$155

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Cheap Frontier flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco

Dec 9 - Dec 13
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 27m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

19h 56m
$147

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Dec 9 - Dec 13
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 27m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

19h 56m
$148

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 5 - Dec 7
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 39m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 37m
$155

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/23

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Minneapolis, departing today and this week
Nov 29 - Dec 7
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 13m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 37m
$157

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Nov 29 - Dec 3
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

7h 13m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

5h 47m
$160

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

Dec 2 - Dec 7
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

12h 22m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

10h 37m
$164

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/21

One-way flights to San Francisco from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Jan 22
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 42m
$66

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Dec 7
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 48m
$67

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/20

Jan 8
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

27h 37m
$74

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 8 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 9 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 07m is how long a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to San Francisco typically takes.

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 to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $147, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Minneapolis 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 are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Minneapolis to San Francisco flight route?

Flights from Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco have been viewed 58 times in the past calendar month.

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

On average, you can expect to see 18 flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 11% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 39% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 22% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 28% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Minneapolis to San Francisco?

For as low as $147, Frontier can have you in San Francisco from Minneapolis in 4h 18m. The distance between Minneapolis and San Francisco is about 1594 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco round-trip from $147. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Sun Country Air. These flights start at 54% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Minneapolis to San Francisco?

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 Francisco on time: Air France (97%), Air New Zealand (95%), KLM (94%).

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $774 for a flight from Minneapolis to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $84 while the most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - San Francisco) is currently priced at $174.

Alternative routes for Minneapolis to San Francisco

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

Top 7 airlines flying from Minneapolis to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Minneapolis to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$15Average$23FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$81Average$177FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$123Average$475FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Sun Country AirCheapest$156Average$284FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time83%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$209Average$388FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$222Average$348FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$288Average$483FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Minneapolis to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Minneapolis to San Francisco
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
15%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
62%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
22%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Minneapolis to San Francisco

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Sunday9daily flights
Monday12daily flights
Tuesday9daily flights
Wednesday15daily flights
Thursday2daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday7daily flights