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Flights from Chicago to Sacramento, United States Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:10 -04:00

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Chicago to Sacramento Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:10 -04:00

We've scanned 26,216,477,370 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Sacramento. Alaska & American frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Sacramento flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Alaska
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Wed 10/26
1 stop
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Wed 11/2
1 stop
$264
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Alaska
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Tue 11/1
1 stop
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Tue 11/15
1 stop
$264
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Alaska
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Tue 11/1
1 stop
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Tue 11/8
1 stop
$264
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Alaska
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Tue 11/1
1 stop
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Wed 11/2
1 stop
$264
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Alaska
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Tue 11/8
1 stop
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Wed 11/16
1 stop
$264
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American
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Mon 1/9
1 stop
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Thu 1/12
1 stop
$286
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American
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Tue 1/10
1 stop
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Mon 1/16
1 stop
$286
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American
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Fri 1/20
1 stop
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Sat 1/28
1 stop
$286
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United
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Wed 10/26
nonstop
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Wed 11/2
nonstop
$297
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United
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Sat 10/29
nonstop
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Sat 11/5
nonstop
$297
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United
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Tue 11/1
nonstop
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Tue 11/15
nonstop
$297
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United
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Tue 11/1
nonstop
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Wed 11/2
nonstop
$297
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United
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Tue 11/1
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Sat 11/5
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Sacramento?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Sacramento, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $305.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Sacramento?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Sacramento based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to Sacramento?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Sacramento.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $654 $333
7-14 days $332 $325
14-21 days $332 $268
21-30 days $297 $264
30-60 days $297 $264
60-90 days $297 $264
90+ days $297 $264

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Sacramento

We've examined 26,224,294,390 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Sacramento is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$272 $264 $264 $325 $323 $297 $384

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Sacramento by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Sacramento flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Sacramento Alaska 9/30/16 10/2/16 1 $665
October Chicago Sacramento Alaska 10/26/16 11/2/16 1 $264
November Chicago Sacramento Alaska 11/1/16 11/2/16 1 $264
December Chicago Sacramento American 12/2/16 12/10/16 1 $323
January Chicago Sacramento Alaska 1/18/17 1/24/17 1 $264
February Chicago Sacramento Alaska 2/7/17 2/14/17 2 $268
March Chicago Sacramento American 3/22/17 3/29/17 1 $410
April Chicago Sacramento American 4/21/17 4/24/17 1 $467

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Sacramento

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Sacramento. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$333
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$333 $329
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$329 $305
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$305 $327
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$327 $325
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$325

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Sacramento

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Sacramento is $382.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Sacramento is $448.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Sacramento.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Sacramento - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:20 17:20
United 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 09:15 20:00
Southwest 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 08:25 18:50

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Sacramento

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Sacramento. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Sacramento is $262.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Sacramento is $402.

Chicago to Sacramento Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Sacramento?
Answer: The average Chicago to Sacramento flight time is 4 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How far is Sacramento from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Sacramento is 1,776 miles (2,858 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from Chicago to Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Sacramento?
Answer: United Airlines provides 46% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Sacramento?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Chicago flying to Sacramento Last modified: Sep 30, 2016 1:10 -04:00Number of routes searched: 258Number of itineraries searched: 199,385

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Sacramento? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Sacramento. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
United -
American ATL
American BWI
American CLT
American DFW
Alaska LAX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SAN
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
JetBlue JFK
Delta ATL
Delta MSP
Delta SLC
United DEN
United EWR
United IAD
United IAH

Chicago to Sacramento Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Sacramento. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $116
Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $116
Flights from Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97
Flights from Chicago to San Jose American, Alaska, Delta $234
Flights from Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Oakland American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit $137
Flights from Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Flights from Chicago to Reno American, Alaska, Delta, United $284
Flights from Chicago to Denver American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $80
Flights from Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Flights from Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit, United $81
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Sacramento