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Cheap Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco, CA, United States - MSP to SFO Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 7:24 PM

Popular flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 7:24 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Sun Country
MSPSFO
Fri 7/22
nonstop
SFOMSP
Fri 7/29
nonstop
$271
Select
United
MSPSFO
Mon 7/18
1 stop
SFOMSP
Thu 7/21
1 stop
$311
Select
Frontier
MSPSFO
Fri 7/15
1 stop
SFOMSP
Wed 7/20
1 stop
$348
Select
American
MSPSFO
Thu 9/8
1 stop
SFOMSP
Sun 9/18
1 stop
$374
Select
American
MSPSFO
Tue 9/27
1 stop
SFOMSP
Sat 10/1
1 stop
$374
Select
American
MSPSFO
Wed 10/12
1 stop
SFOMSP
Thu 10/13
1 stop
$374
Select
Alaska
MSPSFO
Tue 8/2
1 stop
SFOMSP
Wed 8/3
1 stop
$375
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco (MSP to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $286.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco (MSP to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco 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 San Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $352 $377
7-14 days $312 $303
14-21 days $303 $303
21-30 days $271 $285
30-60 days $302 $282
60-90 days $369 $284
90+ days $378 $284

Cheapest Day To Fly from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$284 $284 $282 $299 $271 $282 $299

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Minneapolis - St Paul San Francisco Sun Country 6/30/16 7/9/16 0 $353
July Minneapolis - St Paul San Francisco Sun Country 7/22/16 7/29/16 0 $271
August Minneapolis - St Paul San Francisco Sun Country 8/17/16 8/21/16 1 $282
September Minneapolis - St Paul San Francisco Sun Country 9/6/16 9/12/16 1 $284
October Minneapolis - St Paul San Francisco Sun Country 10/11/16 10/18/16 1 $284
November Minneapolis - St Paul San Francisco Sun Country 11/3/16 11/7/16 1 $335
December Minneapolis - St Paul San Francisco Sun Country 12/2/16 12/6/16 1 $284
January Minneapolis - St Paul San Francisco Sun Country 1/17/17 1/22/17 1 $355

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

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 San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$467
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$467 $335
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$335 $312
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$312 $303
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$303 $303
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$303
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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco (MSP to SFO)

Your Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco 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 San Francisco is $347.

The average price for non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco is $320.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 7 7 7 7 7 5 7 06:58 22:26
Sun Country 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 10:00 19:55
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 07:20 18:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco (MSP to SFO)

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 San Francisco. 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 San Francisco is $180.

The average price for round trip flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco is $345.

Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco 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 San Francisco?
Answer: The average Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco flight time is 4 hours and 8 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Minneapolis - St Paul and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco is 1585 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 87 direct flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 54% of the non-stop flights between Minneapolis - St Paul and San Francisco.

Airports for Your Route

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

Cheap Domestic Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul - MSP

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Minneapolis - St Paul to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, Sun Country, United $334
Minneapolis - St Paul to San Jose American, Alaska, United $347
Minneapolis - St Paul to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $285
Minneapolis - St Paul to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $152
Minneapolis - St Paul to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $137
Minneapolis - St Paul to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $494
Minneapolis - St Paul to Fresno American, Alaska, United $266
Minneapolis - St Paul to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $188
Minneapolis - St Paul to Reno American, Alaska, United $219
Cheap Flights from Minneapolis - St Paul to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $271 Round trip from MSP to SFO