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

Popular flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 $164
Mar 26, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 $164
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 $164
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 $164
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 19, 2016 $164
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 26, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 $146
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 26, 2016 Mar 30, 2016 $145
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 $145
Apr 19, 2016 Apr 23, 2016 $145

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles (SMF to LAX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sacramento to Los Angeles, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $152.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Sacramento to Los Angeles (SMF to LAX)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Sacramento to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $299 $307
7-14 days $151 $186
14-21 days $149 $158
21-30 days $149 $158
30-60 days $145 $153
60-90 days $145 $153
90+ days $146 $154

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$153 $145 $145 $156 $159 $145 $162

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sacramento to Los Angeles

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Sacramento Los Angeles American 2/27/16 3/5/16 0 $151
March Sacramento Los Angeles United 3/26/16 3/30/16 0 $145
April Sacramento Los Angeles United 4/6/16 4/16/16 0 $145
May Sacramento Los Angeles United 5/25/16 5/31/16 0 $146
June Sacramento Los Angeles United 6/13/16 6/15/16 0 $163
July Sacramento Los Angeles United 7/6/16 7/8/16 0 $180
August Sacramento Los Angeles American 8/4/16 8/15/16 0 $189
September Sacramento Los Angeles Alaska 9/6/16 9/18/16 0 $199

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

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 Los Angeles.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$311
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$311 $156
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
$156 $151
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$151 $164
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$164 $169
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
$169

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles (SMF to LAX)

Your Sacramento to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles is $159.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles is $151.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Sacramento to Los Angeles
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:05 18:50
Delta 5 5 5 5 5 4 5 05:31 19:15
United 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 06:00 19:57

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles (SMF to LAX)

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 Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles is $77.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles is $151.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $130
San Jose to Los Angeles American $130
Oakland to Los Angeles Boutique, American, Alaska, Spirit, United $77
Reno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $219
Fresno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $184
Santa Rosa to Los Angeles American, Alaska $177
Monterey to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $117
Redding to Los Angeles United $255
Chico to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Modesto to Los AngelesCheck Dates
San Francisco to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $103
San Francisco to Burbank American, United $139
San Francisco to Santa Ana United $139
Oakland to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $113
Oakland to BurbankCheck Dates
Sacramento to Long Beach American, JetBlue, United $110
Sacramento to Burbank United $173
San Jose to Burbank United $280
San Jose to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $286
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $57
San Francisco to Ontario American, United $137
San Francisco to San Diego American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $145
Reno to Burbank Alaska, United $276
Reno to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $306
San Jose to Santa AnaCheck Dates
Sacramento to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $162
Oakland to Santa Ana American, United $242
Fresno to Long Beach American, Alaska, United $250
Sacramento to Ontario American, United $211
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $234

Airlines Flying from Sacramento to Los Angeles (SMF to LAX)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

Sacramento to Los Angeles
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 DEN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Sacramento and Los Angeles, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Sacramento to Los Angeles Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sacramento to Los Angeles?
Answer: The average Sacramento to Los Angeles flight time is an hour and 32 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Sacramento and Los Angeles?
Answer: The distance from Sacramento to Los Angeles is 372 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles?
Answer: There are 89 direct flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles?
Answer: American Airlines provides 39% of the non-stop flights between Sacramento and Los Angeles.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sacramento to Los Angeles?
Answer: Phoenix, AZ
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