Cheap flights from Minneapolis, MN to San Diego, CA

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Cheapest one-way trip

$74

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

$125

Cheapest round-trip

$156

Average round-trip

$192

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Minneapolis MSPLos Angeles, CA - Downtown LASan Diego, CA - La Jolla

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$96
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Travelers usually depart from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Minneapolis, MN - Hawthorne Station, Minneapolis, MN - Prospect Park, Minneapolis, MN - Mall of America, or Minneapolis, MN - Fourth Street North when they travel from Minneapolis to San Diego. Book your trip to arrive at San Diego International, San Diego, CA Bus Station, San Diego, CA - Old Town, McClellan–Palomar, or San Diego, CA - La Jolla. The distance between Minneapolis and San Diego is 2465 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Sun Country Airlines. Minneapolis and San Diego have 382 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Minneapolis to San Diego

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Sun Country AirlinesSCXSYYesNo

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Minneapolis, MSP can enter San Diego, SAN.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Minneapolis to San Diego?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Minneapolis and San Diego takes around 4.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Minneapolis and San Diego?
The flight distance between Minneapolis and San Diego is 2465 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Minneapolis and San Diego?
Several carriers operate flights between Minneapolis and San Diego. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Sun Country Airlines, Delta Air Lines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Minneapolis?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Minneapolis and Denver, Orlando, Los Angeles, Chicago, Tampa, Mexico City, London, Phoenix, Austin, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Fort Myers, St. Louis, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Juan, Seattle, Barcelona, New York, Paris.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Diego?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Diego and Denver, Las Vegas, Austin, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, New York, Phoenix, Charlotte, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Raleigh, Chicago, Orlando, San Antonio, Detroit, Dallas, St. Louis, Cleveland, Salt Lake City, London.
What airports are near Minneapolis?
The main airport in Minneapolis is Minneapolis–Saint Paul International. It is also served by Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, Duluth International, Chippewa Valley Regional, Rochester International, St. Cloud Regional, Mason City Municipal, Brainerd Lakes Regional, La Crosse Regional.
What airports are near San Diego?
The main airport in San Diego is San Diego International. It is also served by Los Angeles International, John Wayne, Tijuana International, Ontario International, Hollywood Burbank, Mexicali International, Palm Springs International, Imperial County, Long Beach, Yuma International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Minneapolis and San Diego?
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