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Cheap Flights from Phoenix to Sacramento, CA, United States - PHX to SMF Last modified: May 26, 2016 8:28 PM

Popular flights from Phoenix to Sacramento Last modified: May 26, 2016 8:28 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
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $303
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $262
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $262
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $270

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Phoenix to Sacramento (PHX to SMF)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Phoenix to Sacramento, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $316.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Phoenix to Sacramento (PHX to SMF)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $577 $465
7-14 days $396 $391
14-21 days $389 $382
21-30 days $379 $370
30-60 days $379 $307
60-90 days $262 $270
90+ days $257 $270

Cheapest Day To Fly from Phoenix to Sacramento

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$379 $262 $262 $312 $303 $370 $319

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Phoenix to Sacramento

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Phoenix Sacramento United 5/31/16 6/2/16 1 $465
June Phoenix Sacramento American 6/18/16 6/22/16 1 $370
July Phoenix Sacramento United 7/20/16 7/26/16 1 $307
August Phoenix Sacramento American 8/23/16 9/7/16 0 $262
September Phoenix Sacramento American 9/19/16 9/28/16 0 $298
October Phoenix Sacramento American 10/18/16 10/26/16 0 $257
November Phoenix Sacramento American 11/24/16 11/29/16 0 $298
December Phoenix Sacramento Alaska 12/19/16 1/1/17 1 $376

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$461
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$461 $413
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$413 $389
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$389 $399
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$399 $389
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$389
TIPSave $204 by flying into San Francisco instead of Sacramento from Phoenix

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Phoenix to Sacramento (PHX to SMF)

Your Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Sacramento is $313.

The average price for non-stop flights from Phoenix to Sacramento is $348.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Phoenix to Sacramento
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 07:15 22:45
Allegiant 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 06:30 06:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Phoenix to Sacramento (PHX 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Sacramento is $129.

The average price for round trip flights from Phoenix to Sacramento is $311.

Phoenix to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Phoenix to Sacramento?
Answer: The average Phoenix to Sacramento flight time is an hour and 52 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Phoenix and Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from Phoenix to Sacramento is 623 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Phoenix to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 43 direct flights from Phoenix to Sacramento.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Phoenix to Sacramento?
Answer: American Airlines provides 95% of the non-stop flights between Phoenix and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Phoenix to Sacramento?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from Phoenix to Sacramento (PHX to SMF) Number of flights searched: 156Last modified: May 26, 2016 8:28 PM

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

Phoenix to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta SLC 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 Phoenix 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 Phoenix - PHX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Phoenix to San Francisco American, Alaska, Frontier, United $138
Phoenix to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $77
Phoenix to Oakland American, Alaska, United $137
Phoenix to Las Vegas American, United $137
Phoenix to San Jose American, Alaska, United $137
Phoenix to Reno American, Alaska, United $247
Phoenix to Seattle American, Alaska, Frontier, United $172
Phoenix to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $81
Phoenix to Fresno American, Alaska, United $301
Phoenix to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $390
Phoenix to San Diego American, Alaska, United $199
Phoenix to Chicago American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $165
Phoenix to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $97
Phoenix to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United $249
Phoenix to Portland American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $148
Phoenix to Monterey American, Alaska, United $239
Phoenix to ModestoCheck Dates
Phoenix to ChicoCheck Dates
Phoenix to Ontario American, Alaska, United $135

Cheap Domestic Flights to Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tucson to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $340
Yuma to Sacramento American, Alaska $307
Grand Canyon to Sacramento American, Alaska $416
Prescott to SacramentoCheck Dates
Tucson to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $368
Grand Canyon to San Francisco American, Alaska $382
Tucson to Oakland American, Alaska, United $356
Tucson to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $143
Tucson to San Jose American, Alaska, United $336
Tucson to Las Vegas American, United $216
Yuma to San Francisco American, Alaska $226
Cheap Flights from Phoenix to Sacramento, CA, United States, from $262 Round trip from PHX to SMF