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Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Denver, CO, United States - SMF to DEN

Popular flights from Sacramento to Denver

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 27, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $244
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $244
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 21, 2016 May 24, 2016 $247
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $245

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Sacramento to Denver (SMF to DEN)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sacramento to Denver, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $268.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Sacramento to Denver (SMF to DEN)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $623 $425
7-14 days $331 $301
14-21 days $289 $247
21-30 days $247 $255
30-60 days $252 $255
60-90 days $337 $314
90+ days $245 $244

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sacramento to Denver

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$294 $252 $247 $260 $289 $247 $289

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sacramento to Denver

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Sacramento Denver American 5/21/16 5/24/16 1 $247
June Sacramento Denver United 6/7/16 6/13/16 0 $252
July Sacramento Denver American 7/13/16 7/19/16 1 $314
August Sacramento Denver Alaska 8/27/16 8/30/16 1 $244
September Sacramento Denver United 9/3/16 9/6/16 0 $247
October Sacramento Denver Alaska 10/18/16 10/22/16 1 $244
November Sacramento Denver American 11/2/16 11/6/16 1 $289
December Sacramento Denver American 12/22/16 12/27/16 1 $314

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

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 Denver.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$623
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$623 $583
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$583 $289
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$289 $292
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$292 $297
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$297

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Sacramento to Denver (SMF to DEN)

Your Sacramento to Denver 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 Denver is $295.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Denver is $247.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Sacramento to Denver
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 4 4 4 4 5 3 2 05:42 18:00

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Sacramento to Denver (SMF to DEN)

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 Denver. 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 Denver is $140.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to Denver is $293.

Sacramento to Denver Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sacramento to Denver?
Answer: The average Sacramento to Denver flight time is 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Sacramento and Denver?
Answer: The distance from Sacramento to Denver is 906 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sacramento to Denver?
Answer: There are 25 direct flights from Sacramento to Denver.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Denver?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Sacramento and Denver.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sacramento to Denver?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from Sacramento to Denver (SMF to DEN)

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

Sacramento to Denver
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX / SEA X X X X X X X
Delta SEA X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest BUR X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Sacramento and Denver, 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 Colorado Springs American, Alaska, United $308
Sacramento to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $281
Sacramento to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $184

Cheap Domestic Flights to Denver - DEN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $136
Oakland to Denver American, Alaska, Spirit, United $203
San Jose to Denver American, Alaska, United $137
Fresno to Denver American, Alaska, United $324
Reno to Denver American, Alaska, United $229
Monterey to Denver American, Alaska, United $275
Santa Rosa to Denver American, Alaska $456
Redding to Denver Alaska, United $426
Chico to DenverCheck Dates
Modesto to DenverCheck Dates
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $269
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $134
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $187
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $66
San Francisco to Colorado Springs American, Alaska, Frontier, United $431
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $106
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $258
San Francisco to Aspen American, Alaska, United $525
San Francisco to Salt Lake City American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $175
Oakland to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Spirit, United $117
San Jose to Colorado Springs American, Alaska, United $402
San Francisco to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $153
Oakland to Colorado Springs American, Alaska, United $501
San Jose to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, United $234
San Francisco to Houston American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
Oakland to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $79
Oakland to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $187
Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Denver, CO, United States, from $244 Round trip from SMF to DEN