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Cheap Flights from Portland to Sacramento, CA, United States - PDX to SMF Last modified: May 24, 2016 1:33 PM

Popular flights from Portland to Sacramento Last modified: May 24, 2016 1:33 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
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $201
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $244
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $278
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $194
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 $194

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Portland to Sacramento (PDX to SMF)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Portland to Sacramento, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $226.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Portland to Sacramento (PDX to SMF)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $454 $439
7-14 days $257 $259
14-21 days $242 $239
21-30 days $217 $219
30-60 days $226 $229
60-90 days $227 $231
90+ days $201 $194

Cheapest Day To Fly from Portland to Sacramento

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$227 $227 $217 $227 $226 $227 $227

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Portland to Sacramento

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Portland Sacramento Alaska 5/27/16 5/28/16 1 $439
June Portland Sacramento Alaska 6/22/16 6/23/16 0 $217
July Portland Sacramento Alaska 7/1/16 7/4/16 0 $226
August Portland Sacramento Alaska 8/2/16 8/8/16 0 $227
September Portland Sacramento United 9/7/16 9/10/16 1 $194
October Portland Sacramento Alaska 10/13/16 10/16/16 0 $227
November Portland Sacramento Alaska 11/24/16 11/27/16 1 $339
December Portland Sacramento Alaska 12/23/16 12/29/16 0 $227

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$454
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$454 $307
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$307 $242
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$242 $227
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$227 $227
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$227

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Portland to Sacramento (PDX to SMF)

Your Portland 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 Portland to Sacramento is $265.

The average price for non-stop flights from Portland to Sacramento is $217.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Portland to Sacramento
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 06:35 17:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Portland to Sacramento (PDX 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 Portland 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 Portland to Sacramento is $119.

The average price for round trip flights from Portland to Sacramento is $263.

Portland to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Portland to Sacramento?
Answer: The average Portland to Sacramento flight time is an hour and 39 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Portland and Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from Portland to Sacramento is 479 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Portland to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from Portland to Sacramento.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Portland to Sacramento?
Answer: Alaska Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Portland and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Portland to Sacramento?
Answer: Seattle, WA

Airlines Flying from Portland to Sacramento (PDX to SMF) Number of flights searched: 109Last modified: May 24, 2016 1:33 PM

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

Portland to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA 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 SNA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Portland 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 Portland - PDX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Portland to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $163
Portland to Oakland American, Alaska, United $147
Portland to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $94
Portland to San Jose American, Alaska, United $137
Portland to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $107
Portland to Reno American, Alaska, United $217
Portland to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $267

Cheap Domestic Flights to Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $146
Eugene to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $180
Pasco to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $212
Redmond to Sacramento Alaska, United $270
Yakima to Sacramento American, Alaska $247
Wenatchee to Sacramento American, Alaska Check Dates
North Bend to Sacramento Alaska, United Check Dates
Seattle to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
Seattle to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Seattle to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $157
Seattle to San Jose American, Alaska, United $157
Seattle to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $111
Eugene to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $207
Seattle to Reno American, Alaska, United $232
Seattle to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $269
Redmond to San Francisco Alaska, United $215
Pasco to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $265
Seattle to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $205
Seattle to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $238
Seattle to Fresno American, Alaska, United $246
Eugene to Oakland American, Alaska, United $242
Seattle to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $128
Seattle to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $338
Cheap Flights from Portland to Sacramento, CA, United States, from $194 Round trip from PDX to SMF