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Flights from Chicago to Sacramento, United States Last modified: Dec 10, 2016 1:14 -05:00

TIPSave $262 by flying into San Francisco instead of Sacramento from Chicago

Chicago to Sacramento Last modified: Dec 10, 2016 1:14 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 26,835,301,718 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sacramento. United & American frequently offer the best deals to Sacramento flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
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Thu 1/26
nonstop
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Sat 2/4
nonstop
$263
American
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Sat 1/7
nonstop
SMFCHI
Sun 1/8
nonstop
$265
Alaska
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Thu 1/26
1 stop
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Sat 2/4
1 stop
$355

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Sacramento? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $266.

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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $445 $449
7-14 days $405 $363
14-21 days $441 $449
21-30 days $265 $273
30-60 days $263 $271
60-90 days $265 $273
90+ days $265 $273

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Sacramento Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 26,843,063,321 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 Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$265 $265 $265 $263 $265 $265 $273

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Sacramento by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
December Chicago Sacramento American 12/21/16 1/4/17 1 $363
January Chicago Sacramento United 1/26/17 2/4/17 0 $263
February Chicago Sacramento American 2/1/17 2/5/17 0 $265
March Chicago Sacramento American 3/2/17 3/5/17 0 $265
April Chicago Sacramento American 4/1/17 4/5/17 0 $265
May Chicago Sacramento American 5/19/17 5/21/17 0 $265
June Chicago Sacramento American 6/1/17 6/4/17 0 $282
July Chicago Sacramento American 7/7/17 7/11/17 0 $300

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Sacramento Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$445
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$445 $447
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
$447 $598
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$598 $265
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$265 $265
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$265

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Sacramento Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $300.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Sacramento is $291.

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 20:10 20:10
United 2 3 1 1 1 1 2 12:15 19:30
Southwest 2 3 3 3 2 1 1 08:10 09:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Sacramento Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 $133.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Sacramento is $288.

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 35 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 25 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 44% 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: Dec 10, 2016 1:14 -05:00Number of routes searched: 261Number of itineraries searched: 221,126

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 BOS
American CLT
American DFW
American DTW
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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