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Minneapolis to San Diego Flights

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Selected fares from Minneapolis to San Diego

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MSP SAN Wed, Nov 5 - Mon, Nov 10 $236
MSP SAN Sat, Sep 20 - Sat, Sep 27 $340
MSP SAN Wed, Aug 27 - Tue, Sep 2 $340
MSP SAN Wed, Oct 15 - Sun, Oct 19 $357
MSP SAN Thu, Oct 23 - Mon, Oct 27 $358
MSP SAN Thu, Aug 28 - Tue, Sep 2 $388
MSP SAN Wed, Jan 28 - Mon, Feb 2 $402

Minneapolis and San Diego airports and terminals

Airports in Minneapolis MN, US
map of airports in Minneapolis
  • 1

    Minneapolis-St Paul Intl (MSP)

    Distance from City Center: 7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from MSP to SAN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
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Airports in San Diego CA, US
map of airports in San Diego
  • 1

    San Diego Airport (SAN)

    Distance from City Center: 2 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from MSP to SAN

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
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Cheap flights from Minneapolis to San Diego

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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Holiday Inn Express SAN DIEGO AIRPORT-OLD TOWN

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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Aug 21 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $327
Earn $3.27
Return Mon, Aug 25 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 27 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $281
Earn $2.81
Return Tue, Sep 2 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 23 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $326
Earn $3.26
Return Sat, Aug 30 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines
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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 6 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $286
Earn $2.86
Return Mon, Sep 8 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 11 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $236
Earn $2.36
Return Tue, Sep 16 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 20 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $291
Earn $2.91
Return Sat, Sep 27 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 11 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $306
Earn $3.06
Return Mon, Oct 13 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 29 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $236
Earn $2.36
Return Tue, Nov 4 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 22 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $296
Earn $2.96
Return Wed, Oct 29 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines
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Flying from Minneapolis to San Diego

Airports in Minneapolis

The city of Minneapolis is served by the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The airport is situated to the southeast of the city. Several domestic airlines and three international airlines serve the airport. Travelers looking for cheap flights from Minneapolis can search for flights from several airlines at once on Orbitz.com, including Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is a joint military-civilian airport. The airport is situated approximately 10 miles from both downtown Saint Paul and downtown Minneapolis.

Parking at Minneapolis Airport

Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport offers a variety of parking options. Covered parking is available for visits lasting more than nine hours at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $22. Value parking is also available at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $16. For visits less than nine hours, short-term parking is available at a rate of $5 for the first hour and up to a maximum of $36 a day.

Transportation at the Minneapolis Airport

Travelers departing from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport can take advantage of a range of transportation services, including car rental companies, van and shuttle services, and taxi services. Public transportation is also available through the Metro Transit. The public bus service serves the Twin Cities metro area. Taxi service is available to and from the airport. Fares average between $38 and $49 for trips to and from downtown Minneapolis. Fares from downtown St. Paul range between $30 and $37.

Restaurants at the Minneapolis Airport

Several dining options are available at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, making it easy for travelers to enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee or a quick snack prior to boarding their flight. Restaurant options include A&W, Burger King, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, Einstein Bros. Bagels, French Meadow Bakery Cafe, La Brea Bakery Café and Starbucks Coffee. By searching for multiple airlines at once on Orbitz.com, it is easy to find cheap flights from Minneapolis.

Flights to San Diego

Booking flights to San Diego with Orbitz.com helps ensure you get the best rate on your airline tickets. The website makes it easy to find a flight that fits your budget. Orbitz.com searches hundreds of flight combinations to find you a bargain.

San Diego International Airport

The San Diego International Airport is located on North Harbor Drive, approximately three miles from downtown San Diego. The airport has hubs for 20 different airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue and Southwest Airlines. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from all available airlines and displays the results, so you can choose a flight that fits your travel needs and budget.

Parking and Transportation

The San Diego International Airport doesn't allow curbside parking. If you're being picked up from the airport, you'll need to pay for parking. Parking costs $2 for every half hour, with a maximum of $28 per day. The airport offers complimentary shuttle services from the parking lot to the airport terminals. Amtrak and the Metro Bus run between the airport and downtown San Diego every 15 minutes. You can also reserve a taxicab at any of the airport's transportation plazas. Orbitz.com can reserve you a rental car for the duration of your trip. The airport has courtesy phones located near baggage claim, so you can request shuttle service to the car rental company as soon as you arrive.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab a quick bite to eat when you arrive, the airport has numerous restaurants, including Monet's California Deli, Pizza Uno, McDonald's and Cramer's Deli. Because Orbitz.com takes care of everything when you book flights to San Diego on the website, you'll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before you head to your hotel.

Interesting facts about flights from Minneapolis to San Diego

    • 4 direct flights are operating from Minneapolis to San Diego today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 47m.
    • Alaska Airlines flight 5739 (12:45 PM GMT, McDonnell Douglas MD-90) is today's earliest available flight from Minneapolis to San Diego.
    • Alaska Airlines flight 5497 (4:40 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Minneapolis to San Diego.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Minneapolis to San Diego (Alaska Airlines flight 5497, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 3h 43m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Minneapolis to San Diego (Alaska Airlines flight 5739, McDonnell Douglas MD-90) takes 3h 52m.
    • Flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl (MSP) to San Diego Airport (SAN) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Minneapolis and San Diego

Equipment Carrier
Airbus Industrie A319 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
McDonnell Douglas MD-90 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Airbus Industrie A320 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Embraer 175 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
Boeing 757 Passenger Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines