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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento, CA, United States - LAX to SMF

Popular flights from Los Angeles 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
May 24, 2016 May 25, 2016 $179
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 24, 2016 $150
May 18, 2016 May 24, 2016 $150
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 $97
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 15, 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 $152.

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 $281
7-14 days $150 $193
14-21 days $97 $159
21-30 days $156 $191
30-60 days $151 $159
60-90 days $183 $200
90+ days $156 $164

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
$167 $150 $150 $97 $166 $167 $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
May Los Angeles Sacramento JetBlue 5/19/16 5/23/16 0 $97
June Los Angeles Sacramento United 6/14/16 6/15/16 0 $151
July Los Angeles Sacramento American 7/6/16 7/6/16 0 $183
August Los Angeles Sacramento American 8/27/16 8/29/16 0 $156
September Los Angeles Sacramento United 9/8/16 9/11/16 0 $172
October Los Angeles Sacramento United 10/3/16 10/5/16 1 $164
November Los Angeles Sacramento American 11/16/16 11/18/16 0 $247
December Los Angeles Sacramento Alaska 12/31/16 1/8/17 0 $245

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$311
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$311 $185
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$185 $97
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$97 $183
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$183 $182
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$182

TIPSave $53 by flying into Oakland 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 $175.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento is $163.

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 9 8 8 5 07:25 22:30
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 4 4 08:05 22:35
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 09:10 22:29

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 $163.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $198
Ontario to Sacramento American, United $167
Santa Ana to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $183
Burbank to Sacramento United $193
Long Beach to Sacramento JetBlue, United $134
Palm Springs to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $296
Santa Barbara to Sacramento United $326
San Luis Obispo to Sacramento United $330
Palomar to SacramentoCheck Dates
Bakersfield to Sacramento United $333
Tijuana to Sacramento American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United Check Dates
Santa Maria to Sacramento United Check Dates
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $129
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $71
Los Angeles to Oakland Boutique, American, Spirit, United $80
Los Angeles to San Jose American, Alaska, United $134
San Diego to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $149
Los Angeles to Reno American, Alaska, United $167
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $209
Santa Ana to San Francisco United $134
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $127
Los Angeles to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $177
Long Beach to San Francisco Alaska, JetBlue, United $103
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $76
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $87
San Diego to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $150
Los Angeles to Seattle American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $106
Palm Springs to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $89
Burbank to San Francisco United $135

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 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 29 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 89 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 42% 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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