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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento, CA, United States - LAX to SMF Last modified: May 25, 2016 1:17 PM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento Last modified: May 25, 2016 1:17 PM

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
Jun 20, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 $201
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 $137
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 $137
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 $137
Jun 28, 2016 Jul 16, 2016 $137
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 $137
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 18, 2016 $163
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 $163
Aug 13, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 $163
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 19, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $137
Jun 19, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 $137
Jun 20, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $137
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 $137
Jun 22, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 $137

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 $137.

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 $311 $311
7-14 days $144 $186
14-21 days $144 $186
21-30 days $137 $145
30-60 days $137 $145
60-90 days $137 $171
90+ days $137 $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
$137 $137 $137 $137 $137 $137 $137

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
May Los Angeles Sacramento American 5/26/16 6/3/16 0 $311
June Los Angeles Sacramento American 6/16/16 6/20/16 0 $137
July Los Angeles Sacramento American 7/1/16 7/3/16 0 $137
August Los Angeles Sacramento American 8/1/16 8/4/16 0 $137
September Los Angeles Sacramento United 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $151
October Los Angeles Sacramento United 10/4/16 10/6/16 0 $151
November Los Angeles Sacramento United 11/11/16 11/14/16 0 $170
December Los Angeles Sacramento United 12/9/16 12/10/16 0 $170

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$403
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$403 $219
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$219 $219
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$219 $137
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$137 $137
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$137

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 $239.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento is $159.

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 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 07:35 22:31
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 07:30 21:40
United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 08:25 16:00

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 $85.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento is $159.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $168
Ontario to Sacramento American, United $137
Santa Ana to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $137
Burbank to Sacramento United $137
Long Beach to Sacramento JetBlue, United $137
Palm Springs to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $244
Santa Barbara to Sacramento United $338
San Luis Obispo to Sacramento United $312
Palomar to SacramentoCheck Dates
Bakersfield to Sacramento United $342
Tijuana to Sacramento American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United, Volaris $1,001
Santa Maria to Sacramento United Check Dates
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $120
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $71
Los Angeles to Oakland Boutique, American, Alaska, Allegiant, Spirit, United $81
Los Angeles to San Jose American, Alaska, United $134
San Diego to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $151
Los Angeles to Reno American, Alaska, United $199
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $272
Santa Ana to San Francisco United $134
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $118
Los Angeles to Santa Rosa Alaska $177
Long Beach to San Francisco JetBlue, United $115
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $75
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $104
San Diego to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $159
Los Angeles to Seattle American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $99
Palm Springs to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $167
Burbank to San Francisco United $135

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento (LAX to SMF) Number of flights searched: 119Last modified: May 25, 2016 1:17 PM

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 LAS 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 28 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 97 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 43% 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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