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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento - LAX to SMF

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 26, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $180
Feb 27, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 $180
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 20, 2016 $180
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 28, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 $156
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 2, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 $151
May 24, 2016 May 25, 2016 $151

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento (LAX to SMF)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to Sacramento, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $160.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento (LAX to SMF)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $307 $278
7-14 days $194 $203
14-21 days $177 $185
21-30 days $177 $185
30-60 days $151 $164
60-90 days $161 $168
90+ days $151 $159

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$156 $156 $167 $156 $167 $151 $167

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to Sacramento

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Los Angeles Sacramento American 2/26/16 2/28/16 0 $177
March Los Angeles Sacramento American 3/28/16 3/29/16 0 $156
April Los Angeles Sacramento United 4/2/16 4/6/16 0 $151
May Los Angeles Sacramento United 5/24/16 5/25/16 0 $151
June Los Angeles Sacramento United 6/5/16 6/12/16 0 $177
July Los Angeles Sacramento United 7/6/16 7/11/16 0 $193
August Los Angeles Sacramento Alaska 8/12/16 8/14/16 0 $206
September Los Angeles Sacramento United 9/15/16 9/30/16 0 $199

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$219
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$219 $219
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$219 $177
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$177 $177
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$177 $172
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$172

TIPSave $101 by flying into Merced instead of Sacramento from Los Angeles

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento (LAX to SMF)

Your Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento is $176.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento is $162.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to Sacramento
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:50 21:55
Delta 9 7 7 7 9 4 9 07:45 21:05
United 4 4 4 4 4 2 2 08:00 22:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento (LAX 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento is $79.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento is $162.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Sacramento United, Delta, US Airways, American $226
Ontario to Sacramento United, US Airways $161
Santa Ana to Sacramento United, US Airways $216
Burbank to Sacramento United, US Airways $236
Long Beach to Sacramento US Airways, JetBlue $109
Palm Springs to Sacramento Delta, United, Alaska, US Airways $255
Santa Barbara to Sacramento United, US Airways, American $320
San Luis Obispo to Sacramento$330
Palomar to SacramentoCheck Dates
Bakersfield to Sacramento United, US Airways $336
Tijuana to Sacramento Volaris, AeroMexico $781
Santa Maria to Sacramento United $733
Los Angeles to San Francisco Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, Virgin America $112
Los Angeles to Las Vegas Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit, Hawaiian, Boutique, Virgin America $71
Los Angeles to Oakland Alaska, Delta, US Airways, Spirit, Hawaiian $76
Los Angeles to San Jose United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America $133
San Diego to San Francisco Delta, United, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, Virgin America $136
Los Angeles to Reno United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American $140
Los Angeles to New York Alaska, United, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Frontier, Virgin America, AirTran $241
Santa Ana to San Francisco United, US Airways, AirTran $117
Los Angeles to Chicago Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Sun Country, Spirit, Frontier, AirTran, Virgin America $115
Los Angeles to Santa Rosa Alaska, American $167
Long Beach to San Francisco US Airways, JetBlue $103
Los Angeles to Phoenix Alaska, United, Delta, US Airways, American, Spirit $81
Los Angeles to Denver Alaska, Delta, United, US Airways, American, Spirit, Frontier $94
San Diego to Oakland Delta, US Airways, Spirit $149
Los Angeles to Seattle United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Hawaiian, Frontier, Virgin America $88
Palm Springs to San Francisco United, Delta, Alaska, US Airways, American, Virgin America $197
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth Alaska, United, Delta, American, US Airways, Sun Country, Spirit, Frontier, Virgin America $79
Burbank to San Francisco United, US Airways $131

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento (LAX to SMF)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento.

Los Angeles to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
American PHX X X X X X X X
Delta - 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 SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest PDX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

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

Los Angeles to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Sacramento flight time is an hour and 32 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Sacramento is 372 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 88 direct flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento?
Answer: American Airlines provides 39% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento?
Answer: Phoenix, AZ
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