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Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Minneapolis - St. Paul

Origin Airport IATA Code LAX
Destination Airport IATA Code MSP
Flight Price $147
Distance 2,453 km

Traveling from Los Angeles to Minneapolis

The high concentration of Fortune 500 companies in Minneapolis, Minnesota, makes the city a frequent stop for business travelers, while the many lakes and cultural attractions entice tourists to visit as well. When traveling from Los Angeles to Minneapolis, let find you a great deal on airfare, hotels, and more.

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles International Airport, which is located at 1 World Way and often referred to as LAX, is the primary airport servicing the region. Flights from LAX to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) are provided by multiple airlines, including US Airways, Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, and AirTran Airways.

Nonstop bus service to the airport is provided LAX FlyAway, which makes regularly scheduled stops in Van Nuys and Westwood and at Irvine Station and Union Station. The fare varies by location, with $25 being the maximum for a one-way trip from Irvine Station. Transportation to the airport is also available by taxi and public bus. If you prefer to drive to LAX, ample parking is available in covered parking structures and open lots. The maximum daily rates are $30 for the garage and $12 for the lot.

Coffee, light snacks, and full meals are all available at LAX, so you shouldn't have any trouble satisfying your stomach before the flight. Starbucks, La Brea Bakery, City Deli, Panda Express, Sushi Boy, Pinkberry, and Sam Adams Taste of LA are only a few of the on-site restaurants and cafes.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, one of the Twin Cities, is second in line to New York for the most live theaters per capita. The city is also home to professional sports teams, which can be seen at Target Field, several museums, and the largest book arts center in the country.

Visiting the City

Passengers coming in to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will arrive at Terminal 2 on Humphrey Drive in Minneapolis. Multiple types of transportation are available to take you to your final destination, including taxis, the public bus system, rental cars, limo services, and van and shuttle services. Taxis are waiting at the Ground Transport Center. To downtown Minneapolis, which is about 12 miles, the fare averages $38 to $49. The Light Rail Transit also runs to downtown from the airport and to the Mall of America. The cost is either $1.75 or $2.25 per adult ticket depending on the time of day.

The city experiences a wide range of temperatures, with the summers seeing highs in the 80s and the winters experiencing lows in the single digits. On average, the warmest time to visit is July, when the average temperature is 84 degrees Fahrenheit. However, the amount of precipitation is also higher during the summer. May and September are perhaps the most comfortable times to visit.

Six percent of Minneapolis is water, and multiple attractions provide visitors with breathtaking views of the many lakes and rivers. Visit the Stone Arch Bridge, a one-of-a-kind granite and limestone structure, for an excellent view of the Mississippi. To experience a blend of art and nature, check out the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. The city also features a rose garden, the Museum of Russian Art, Weisman Art Museum, Children's Theatre Company, and more, making it easy to find enjoyable activities for the whole family.

Experience the City of Lakes

Many scenic areas and multiple attractions await visitors to the City of Lakes. Whether you're traveling from Los Angeles to Minneapolis for business or pleasure, visit to book discount rates on air tickets and to learn more about making the most of your trip to this bustling northern city.


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