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Cheap Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles, CA, United States - MSP to LAX Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:27 PM

Popular flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:27 PM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 2, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 $441
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 2, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $202
Frontier Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 10, 2016 Sep 17, 2016 $240
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $240
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $240
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $240
Spirit Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $193
Sun Country Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $232
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $232
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 $232
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $232
Jun 15, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $232
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $204

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles (MSP to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $211.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles (MSP to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $267 $355
7-14 days $207 $285
14-21 days $227 $266
21-30 days $197 $241
30-60 days $197 $224
60-90 days $197 $257
90+ days $193 $204

Cheapest Day To Fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$229 $197 $197 $217 $217 $197 $217

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Minneapolis - St Paul Los Angeles Spirit 5/31/16 6/7/16 0 $287
June Minneapolis - St Paul Los Angeles Spirit 6/28/16 7/12/16 0 $197
July Minneapolis - St Paul Los Angeles Spirit 7/12/16 7/13/16 0 $197
August Minneapolis - St Paul Los Angeles Spirit 8/3/16 8/10/16 0 $197
September Minneapolis - St Paul Los Angeles Spirit 9/3/16 9/7/16 0 $193
October Minneapolis - St Paul Los Angeles Spirit 10/12/16 10/19/16 0 $197
November Minneapolis - St Paul Los Angeles Spirit 11/2/16 11/5/16 0 $197
December Minneapolis - St Paul Los Angeles Spirit 12/3/16 12/10/16 0 $197

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$277
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$277 $252
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$252 $227
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$227 $232
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$232 $232
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$232
TIPSave $18 by flying into Santa Ana instead of Los Angeles from Minneapolis - St Paul

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles (MSP to LAX)

Your Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles is $304.

The average price for non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles is $249.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles.

Nonstop Flight Details from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:50 16:45
Delta 7 8 8 8 9 6 8 07:12 21:52
Spirit 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:28 07:28
Sun Country 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 10:15 20:55
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 06:15 15:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles (MSP to LAX)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles is $131.

The average price for round trip flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles is $276.

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Sioux Falls to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, United $387
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Duluth - Superior to Los Angeles Alaska, United $460
Waterloo to Los Angeles American $412
La Crosse to Los Angeles American $352
Rochester to Los Angeles American $404
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Minneapolis - St Paul to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $326
Minneapolis - St Paul to Burbank American, Alaska, United $298
Minneapolis - St Paul to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $204
Minneapolis - St Paul to Ontario American, Alaska, United $330
Minneapolis - St Paul to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Sun Country, United $244
Minneapolis - St Paul to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $127
Sioux Falls to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $771
Wausau to BurbankCheck Dates
Rochester to Long Beach American Check Dates
Sioux Falls to Santa Ana American, Alaska, Frontier, United $417
Sioux Falls to Burbank American, Alaska, United $541
Duluth - Superior to Long Beach Alaska, United $739
Minneapolis - St Paul to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $213
Rochester to BurbankCheck Dates
La Crosse to Burbank American Check Dates
Duluth - Superior to Burbank United Check Dates
Minneapolis - St Paul to Palm Springs American, Alaska, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $204

Airlines Flying from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles (MSP to LAX) Number of flights searched: 224Last modified: May 30, 2016 7:27 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles.

Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American ORD X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Frontier DEN X X X X X X X
Spirit - X X X X X X X
Spirit DEN X X X X X X X
Sun Country - X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Minneapolis - St Paul and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles flight time is 3 hours and 59 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Minneapolis - St Paul and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles is 1532 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 105 direct flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 48% of the non-stop flights between Minneapolis - St Paul and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles?
Answer: Denver, CO
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