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

The best prices from Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to San Francisco

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

$178 - $283

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Precipitation

0 - 4.4 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 to San Francisco

One-way from

$95

One-way flight from Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 8%.

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 22 days in advance, which can save you up to 33% on flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 22 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 $230. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $307.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Minneapolis. Users have commonly found prices around $229 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $148. 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 23% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

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

The best prices found for MSP to SFO flights for January, February
Feb 12 - Feb 14
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 49m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

7h 36m
$85

Frontier

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Deal found 21/1/22

Feb 5 - Feb 14
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 49m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

7h 36m
$104

Frontier

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Deal found 21/1/22

Feb 5 - Feb 10
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 49m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

9h 21m
$108

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/1/22

Minneapolis to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Minneapolis found for this year
Feb 12 - Feb 14
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 49m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

7h 36m
$85

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

Feb 5 - Feb 14
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 49m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

7h 36m
$104

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

Feb 5 - Feb 10
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 49m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

9h 21m
$108

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Minneapolis

Save time with Minneapolis to San Francisco direct flight deals
Apr 13 - Apr 21
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 08m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 43m
$183

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 20/1/22

Apr 13 - Apr 18
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 08m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 37m
$184

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 21/1/22

Apr 17 - Apr 22
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

4h 07m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

Nonstop

3h 37m
$187

Sun Country Air

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Deal found 20/1/22

Last minute flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco

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

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 47m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

7h 36m
$104

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

Jan 29 - Feb 4
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 47m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

17h 29m
$108

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

Jan 29 - Feb 2
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 47m
SFO

San Francisco

MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

1 stop

7h 25m
$114

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Minneapolis

The cheapest one-way flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco
Feb 5
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 49m
$51

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

Jan 29
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 47m
$54

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 22/1/22

Feb 28
MSP

Minneapolis St Paul

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 50m
$58

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

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 4 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 04m 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $85, but on average you can expect to pay $122.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Minneapolis to San Francisco is less than $205.

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.

How popular is this Minneapolis to San Francisco flight route?

Flights from Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco have been viewed 218 times in the past calendar month.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco round-trip from $85. This flight start at 62% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Minneapolis to San Francisco are Frontier ($51), Sun Country Air ($94), and American Airlines ($98).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Minneapolis to San Francisco 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 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: Delta (74%), Air France (74%), KLM (70%).

What are the cheapest flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $420 for a flight from Minneapolis to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $77 while the most popular route, (Minneapolis St Paul - San Francisco) is currently priced at $114.

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco 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 Francisco.

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 Francisco.

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

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

Returning to Minneapolis St Paul from San Francisco

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

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
Frontier
Cheapest$85
Average$190
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Sun Country Air
Cheapest$88
Average$206
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time83%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$115
Average$218
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$118
Average$267
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$118
Average$302
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$122
Average$247
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$127
Average$284
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety

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
53%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
38%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
8%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
Sunday6daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday5daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday6daily flights
Saturday4daily flights