The cheapest times to fly from BFL to MSP are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • May 28th to June 24th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BFL to MSP is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $782 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $350 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Minneapolis

Flying from Bakersfield, CA (BFL) to Minneapolis, MN (MSP) will usually cost between $375 to $618 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $382. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $597. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $215 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $429 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BFL to MSP flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BFL to MSP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BFL to MSP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BFL to MSP flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Bakersfield. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $386. Return trip prices are from the MSP to BFL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BFL to MSP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 41 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BFL to MSP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport to Meadows Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1503 miles or 2419 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BFL to MSP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BFL to MSP flight is about 3 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Bakersfield, CA and Minneapolis, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from BFL to MSP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBFL
Origination airport nameMeadows Field Airport
CityBakersfield, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeMSP
Destination airport nameMinneapolis-St Paul International Airport
CityMinneapolis, MN
Countrythe United States


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