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Find cheap flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco

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Minneapolis (MSP)
San Francisco
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Good to know

Low season

September Best time to beat the crowds with an average 24% drop in price.

High season

February Most popular time to fly with an average 25% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$246 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$216 or less

When to book flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $129 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Minneapolis to San Francisco was found 35 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be January, February and March. The cheapest month to fly is September.
  • Morning departure is around 6% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) offers several different entertaining options for its departing passengers in both Terminal 1 and 2. If you want to kill time before a flight, head to the different restaurants such as A&W or Angel Food Bakery, roam around the many clothing shops, or even grab a book at Authors. For those who want to relax before a flight, there is a quiet seating area at Terminal 1, on the mezzanine level overlooking the airport mall.
  • If you arrive early to MSP and want to keep the kids busy, there are three Children’s Play Areas, all open 24 hours. Two of them are in Terminal 1 (one at Concourse C, near Gate C12, and another one near Door 6), and the other one can be found in Terminal 2, just across from gate H6 in Concourse H.
  • Go around San Francisco Airport (SFO) with the AirTrain, the free, automated shuttle which carries passengers between all four terminals (as well as to their garages) every few minutes.
  • You can get a first taste of the San Francisco and Bay Area cuisine upon arrival at SFO, as most of the eateries there are branches of local restaurants, bars, and cafés – this includes Farmerbrown, located in Terminal 1’s Boarding Area C.
  • SFO also offers many cultural options, such as the Aviation Museum and Library (in the International Terminal’s main hall), the Christian Science Reading Room (Terminal 1), the Berman Reflection Room (International Terminal), and the Yoga Rooms (Terminals 2 and 3), where you can relax and meditate both before and after a flight.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 3 airlines serving Minneapolis St Paul to San Francisco

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.7
Korean Air
Overall score based on 4,925 reviews
8.9
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
9.1
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.5
Food
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Book cheap flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Minneapolis
$152
only
$152
Destination
San Francisco
$152
only
$152
Sun, Aug 9
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Sun, Aug 9
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 1 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Aug 27
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
14h 13m
Tue, Sep 1
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
27h 35m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 14
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
3h 53m
Tue, Jul 21
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
8h 10m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Sun, Jul 5
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Tue, Jul 7
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 3 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Sep 14
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
20h 23m
Wed, Sep 23
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
10h 17m
Trip: 10 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Jul 13
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Sat, Jul 18
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 2
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Tue, Jul 7
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 51m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 30
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
3h 59m
Sun, Aug 2
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 32m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 8
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Sat, Jul 11
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Wed, Jul 22
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 51m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Wed, Jul 29
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 15 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 5
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
14h 32m
Mon, Aug 10
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
16h 20m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 8
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
13h 40m
Sun, Jul 12
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 5 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 1
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Tue, Jul 7
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 28
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
8h 36m
Sat, Aug 8
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 12 days
Based on null reviews
Fri, Jul 17
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
6h 28m
Thu, Jul 23
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Mon, Aug 17
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Tue, Aug 25
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 37m
Trip: 9 days
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 28
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
8h 36m
Wed, Aug 12
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 42m
Trip: 16 days
Based on null reviews
Sat, Oct 10
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 12m
Sat, Oct 17
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 37m
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Wed, Aug 19
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
28h 23m
Sun, Aug 23
SFO
San Francisco Airport
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
3h 36m
Trip: 5 days
Based on null reviews
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Book cheap flights from Minneapolis to San Francisco (one-way)

Airports
Origin
Minneapolis
$77
only
$77
Destination
San Francisco
$77
only
$77
Mon, Sep 14
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
20h 23m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 16
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 4
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
3h 59m
Based on null reviews
Mon, Jun 29
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
8h 34m
Based on null reviews
Fri, Jul 3
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
5h 37m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
18h 05m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jul 2
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Sep 13
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
14h 13m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 15
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
3h 59m
Based on null reviews
Sun, Aug 9
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
14h 13m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Aug 8
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
14h 32m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 4
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
3h 59m
Based on null reviews
Tue, Jul 21
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
11h 45m
Based on null reviews
Mon, Jul 6
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Based on null reviews
Sat, Jul 4
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
9h 05m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 22
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
18h 05m
Based on null reviews
Thu, Jun 25
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
4h 07m
Based on null reviews
Wed, Jul 8
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
18h 05m
Based on null reviews
Fri, Jul 3
MSP
Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport
SFO
San Francisco Airport
3h 53m
Based on null reviews
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