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Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Chicago, IL, United States - SMF to CHI Last modified: Jun 26, 2016 1:45 AM

Popular flights from Sacramento to Chicago Last modified: Jun 26, 2016 1:45 AM

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 13, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $228
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $228
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $228
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $228
Sep 20, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $228
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $489
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $489
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $489
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $489
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $489
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 21, 2016 $686
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $343

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Sacramento to Chicago (SMF to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sacramento to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $298.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Sacramento to Chicago (SMF to CHI)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $529 $493
7-14 days $505 $509
14-21 days $497 $495
21-30 days $489 $493
30-60 days $489 $281
60-90 days $477 $228
90+ days $489 $228

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sacramento to Chicago

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$354 $228 $232 $358 $253 $228 $430

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sacramento to Chicago

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Sacramento Chicago American 6/29/16 7/6/16 0 $623
July Sacramento Chicago United 7/11/16 7/31/16 2 $483
August Sacramento Chicago Alaska 8/24/16 8/30/16 2 $232
September Sacramento Chicago Alaska 9/13/16 9/14/16 1 $228
October Sacramento Chicago Alaska 10/1/16 10/5/16 1 $228
November Sacramento Chicago Alaska 11/1/16 11/6/16 1 $253
December Sacramento Chicago American 12/1/16 12/9/16 0 $489
January Sacramento Chicago United 1/12/17 1/16/17 0 $489

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

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 Sacramento to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$647
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$647 $505
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$505 $505
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$505 $497
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$497 $497
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$497

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Sacramento to Chicago (SMF to CHI)

Your Sacramento to Chicago 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 Sacramento to Chicago is $437.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Chicago is $483.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Sacramento to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 14:30 23:55
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 06:00 23:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Sacramento to Chicago (SMF to CHI)

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 Sacramento to Chicago. 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 Sacramento to Chicago is $211.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to Chicago is $436.

Sacramento to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sacramento to Chicago?
Answer: The average Sacramento to Chicago flight time is 4 hours and 4 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Sacramento and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Sacramento to Chicago is 1776 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago?
Answer: There are 29 direct flights from Sacramento to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Chicago?
Answer: United Airlines provides 51% of the non-stop flights between Sacramento and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sacramento to Chicago?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Sacramento to Chicago (SMF to CHI) Number of flights searched: 344Last modified: Jun 26, 2016 1:45 AM

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

Sacramento to Chicago
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
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta MSP X X X X X X X
Delta SLC / DTW X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United DEN X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Sacramento and Chicago, 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 Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $432
Sacramento to Atlanta American, Alaska, United $199
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $338

Cheap Domestic Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $207
Oakland to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $211
San Jose to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $240
Fresno to Chicago American, Alaska, United $282
Reno to Chicago American, Alaska, United $248
Monterey to Chicago American, Alaska, United $412
Modesto to ChicagoCheck Dates
Chico to ChicagoCheck Dates
Redding to Chicago Alaska, United $496
Santa Rosa to Chicago American, Alaska $509
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $284
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $217
San Francisco to Milwaukee American, Alaska, Frontier, United $345
San Francisco to Detroit American, Alaska, Frontier, United $199
San Francisco to Indianapolis American, Alaska, Frontier, Allegiant, United $364
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $137
San Francisco to Minneapolis - St Paul American, Alaska, Frontier, Sun Country, United $284
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $131
San Francisco to Madison American, Alaska, Frontier, United $310
San Jose to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $398
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $284
Oakland to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $393
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $284
San Francisco to St Louis American, Alaska, United $279
San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $141
Fresno to Milwaukee American, Alaska, United $412

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet $429
Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Chicago, IL, United States, from $228 Round trip from SMF to CHI