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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Sacramento, CA, United States - CHI to SMF Last modified: Aug 27, 2016 1:18 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Sacramento Last modified: Aug 27, 2016 1:18 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Alaska
CHISMF
Mon 10/24
1 stop
SMFCHI
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$262
Select
American
CHISMF
Tue 10/11
nonstop
SMFCHI
Sat 10/15
nonstop
$354
Select
United
CHISMF
Mon 10/24
nonstop
SMFCHI
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$354
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Sacramento (CHI to SMF)?

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 $275.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Sacramento (CHI to SMF)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Sacramento

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Sacramento should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $654 $496
7-14 days $366 $288
14-21 days $357 $264
21-30 days $357 $264
30-60 days $354 $262
60-90 days $357 $281
90+ days $357 $298

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Sacramento

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Sacramento.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$262 $264 $264 $264 $337 $264 $264

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Sacramento

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Sacramento.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Chicago Sacramento Alaska 8/28/16 9/13/16 1 $496
September Chicago Sacramento Alaska 9/13/16 9/24/16 1 $264
October Chicago Sacramento Alaska 10/24/16 10/31/16 1 $262
November Chicago Sacramento Alaska 11/2/16 11/8/16 1 $298
December Chicago Sacramento Alaska 12/2/16 12/5/16 1 $354
January Chicago Sacramento American 1/23/17 2/6/17 0 $357
February Chicago Sacramento American 2/14/17 2/22/17 0 $357
March Chicago Sacramento American 3/1/17 3/5/17 0 $367

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Sacramento

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Sacramento.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$654
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$654 $487
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$487 $357
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$357 $357
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$357 $357
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$357
TIPSave $291 by flying into San Francisco instead of Sacramento from Chicago

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Sacramento (CHI to SMF)

Your Chicago to Sacramento flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 $328.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Sacramento is $354.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Sacramento
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:25 17:25
United 2 3 2 2 2 1 2 09:35 19:35

Chicago to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Sacramento?
Answer: The average Chicago to Sacramento flight time is 4 hours and 31 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Sacramento is 1776 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Chicago to Sacramento.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Sacramento?
Answer: United Airlines provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Sacramento?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Sacramento (CHI to SMF) Number of flights searched: 299Last modified: Aug 27, 2016 1:18 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Sacramento with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Sacramento.

Chicago to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / SLC X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Sacramento, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $165
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $96
Chicago to San Jose American, Alaska, Delta, United $227
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to Oakland American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit $154
Chicago to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $87
Chicago to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Chicago to Reno American, Alaska, Delta, United $284
Chicago to Denver American, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United $77
Chicago to San Diego American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Chicago to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit, United $77

Cheap Domestic Flights to Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Milwaukee to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $377
Indianapolis to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $378
Grand Rapids to Sacramento American, Delta, United $366
Green Bay to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $391
Madison to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $376
Lansing to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $392
Moline to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $376
Peoria to Sacramento American, Delta, United $380
Ft Wayne to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $391
Appleton to Sacramento Alaska, Delta, United $521
South Bend to Sacramento Delta, United $472
Kalamazoo to Sacramento American, Delta, United $395
Bloomington - Normal to Sacramento American, Delta $380
Toledo to Sacramento American $356
Springfield to Sacramento American, United Check Dates
Champaign to Sacramento American $382
Milwaukee to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $244
Indianapolis to San Francisco American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $244
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Sacramento, CA, United States, from $262 Round trip from CHI to SMF