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Cheap Flights from Denver to Sacramento, CA, United States - DEN to SMF

Popular flights from Denver to Sacramento

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 Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 1, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $309
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $256
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $247
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $247

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Denver to Sacramento (DEN to SMF)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Denver to Sacramento, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $266.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Denver to Sacramento (DEN to SMF)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Denver 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 Denver to Sacramento

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $583 $381
7-14 days $331 $260
14-21 days $292 $256
21-30 days $247 $255
30-60 days $292 $255
60-90 days $337 $314
90+ days $247 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from Denver to Sacramento

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$289 $247 $255 $265 $289 $259 $259

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Denver to Sacramento

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Denver Sacramento United 5/31/16 6/8/16 0 $247
June Denver Sacramento United 6/8/16 6/14/16 1 $255
July Denver Sacramento American 7/6/16 7/13/16 1 $314
August Denver Sacramento United 8/23/16 8/30/16 0 $247
September Denver Sacramento Alaska 9/10/16 9/17/16 1 $244
October Denver Sacramento Alaska 10/8/16 10/15/16 1 $244
November Denver Sacramento American 11/25/16 11/30/16 1 $314
December Denver Sacramento American 12/2/16 12/5/16 1 $314

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$675
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$675 $583
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$583 $332
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$332 $319
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$319 $297
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$297

TIPSave $97 by flying into San Francisco instead of Sacramento from Denver

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Denver to Sacramento (DEN to SMF)

Your Denver 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 Denver to Sacramento is $287.

The average price for non-stop flights from Denver to Sacramento is $252.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Denver to Sacramento
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 07:56 18:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Denver to Sacramento (DEN to SMF)

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 Denver 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 Denver to Sacramento is $142.

The average price for round trip flights from Denver to Sacramento is $286.

Denver to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Denver to Sacramento?
Answer: The average Denver to Sacramento flight time is 2 hours and 37 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Denver and Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from Denver to Sacramento is 906 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Denver to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 25 direct flights from Denver to Sacramento.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Denver to Sacramento?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Denver and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Denver to Sacramento?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from Denver to Sacramento (DEN to SMF)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Denver 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 Denver to Sacramento.

Denver to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA / PDX X X X X X X X
Delta 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 BUR X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Denver 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 Denver - DEN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Denver to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $137
Denver to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $96
Denver to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $91
Denver to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $203
Denver to Reno American, Alaska, United $229
Denver to San Jose American, Alaska, United $137
Denver to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $78
Denver to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $148
Denver to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Denver to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Denver to Fresno American, Alaska, United $344
Denver to Portland American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $168
Denver to San Diego American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117
Denver to Salt Lake City Boutique, American, Frontier, United $88
Denver to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
Denver to Santa Rosa American, Alaska $438
Denver to Ontario American, United $203
Denver to Burbank American, United $193
Denver to Santa Barbara American, Alaska, United $350
Denver to Monterey American, Alaska, United $270
Denver to Santa Ana American, Frontier, United $108
Denver to ChicoCheck Dates

Cheap Domestic Flights to Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colorado Springs to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $308
Montrose to Sacramento American, United $452
Hayden - Steamboat to Sacramento American, United $642
Aspen to Sacramento American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Gunnison to Sacramento United Check Dates
Vail to Sacramento American, United Check Dates
Colorado Springs to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $394
Colorado Springs to San Jose American, Alaska, United $470
Cheap Flights from Denver to Sacramento, CA, United States, from $247 Round trip from DEN to SMF