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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 Sat, Jan 10 - Mon, Jan 12 $279
MSP SAN Tue, Mar 3 - Tue, Mar 10 $324
MSP SAN Mon, Jan 12 - Wed, Jan 21 $340
MSP SAN Tue, Mar 3 - Tue, Mar 10 $346
MSP SAN Sat, Jun 6 - Thu, Jun 11 $363
MSP SAN Tue, Mar 3 - Tue, Mar 10 $369
MSP SAN Fri, Jan 23 - Mon, Jan 26 $377

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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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 10 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $279
Earn $2.79
Return Mon, Jan 12 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 10 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $279
Earn $2.79
Return Mon, Jan 12 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 10 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $286
Earn $2.86
Return Sat, Jan 17 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 19 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) United Airlines $324
Earn $3.24
Return Mon, Feb 23 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 3 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $303
Earn $3.03
Return Tue, Feb 10 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 3 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $303
Earn $3.03
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 19 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Sun Country Airlines $369
Earn $3.69
Return Mon, Mar 23 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Sun Country Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Minneapolis to San Diego

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 3 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $298
Earn $2.98
Return Tue, Mar 10 San Diego (SAN) Minneapolis (MSP) Frontier Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 3 Minneapolis (MSP) San Diego (SAN) Frontier Airlines $298
Earn $2.98
Return Tue, Mar 10 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

    • 6 direct flights are operating from Minneapolis to San Diego today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 58m.
    • Alaska Airlines flight 5399 (3:30 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A319) is today's earliest available flight from Minneapolis to San Diego.
    • Alaska Airlines flight 5497 (1:35 PM GMT, McDonnell Douglas MD-90) is today's latest available flight from Minneapolis to San Diego.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Minneapolis to San Diego (Alaska Airlines flight 5378, Boeing 737-900 Passenger) takes 3h 54m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Minneapolis to San Diego (Alaska Airlines flight 5399, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 4h 1m.
    • Flights from Minneapolis-St Paul Intl (MSP) to San Diego Airport (SAN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Minneapolis to San Diego on Sun, Dec 21, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Sun Country Airlines SY401 MSP 7:30 AM SAN 9:20 AM 73G 3hr 50min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL5743/DL2650 MSP 6:50 AM SAN 12:00 PM E75/757 7hr 10min
Delta Air Lines/US Airways DL972/US2580 MSP 9:15 AM SAN 1:45 PM 763/CRJ 6hr 30min
Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines DL2259/DL2567 MSP 11:15 AM SAN 2:36 PM 320/757 5hr 21min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA407/AA679 MSP 11:20 AM SAN 3:13 PM 321/321 5hr 53min
American Airlines/US Airways AA407/US679 MSP 11:20 AM SAN 3:13 PM 321/321 5hr 53min
US Airways/American Airlines US407/AA679 MSP 11:20 AM SAN 3:13 PM 321/321 5hr 53min
US Airways/US Airways US407/US679 MSP 11:20 AM SAN 3:13 PM 321/321 5hr 53min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA660/AA654 MSP 2:35 PM SAN 6:16 PM 321/321 5hr 41min
American Airlines/US Airways AA660/US654 MSP 2:35 PM SAN 6:16 PM 321/321 5hr 41min
US Airways/American Airlines US660/AA654 MSP 2:35 PM SAN 6:16 PM 321/321 5hr 41min
US Airways/US Airways US660/US654 MSP 2:35 PM SAN 6:16 PM 321/321 5hr 41min
Spirit Airlines/Spirit Airlines NK175/NK245 MSP 2:55 PM SAN 7:34 PM 319/319 6hr 39min