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Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles, CA, United States - SMF to LAX Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:54 PM

Popular flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:54 PM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 $191
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 $191
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 12, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 $135
Aug 1, 2016 Aug 5, 2016 $135
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 22, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 $137
Jun 23, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 $137
Jun 23, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 $137
Jun 24, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 $137
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 10, 2016 $137

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 $137.

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 $311 $300
7-14 days $183 $191
14-21 days $137 $176
21-30 days $137 $145
30-60 days $135 $145
60-90 days $135 $157
90+ days $151 $159

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
$135 $135 $137 $137 $137 $137 $137

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
June Sacramento Los Angeles American 6/21/16 6/28/16 0 $137
July Sacramento Los Angeles American 7/12/16 7/13/16 0 $135
August Sacramento Los Angeles American 8/1/16 8/5/16 0 $135
September Sacramento Los Angeles United 9/1/16 9/4/16 0 $151
October Sacramento Los Angeles United 10/4/16 10/8/16 0 $151
November Sacramento Los Angeles United 11/9/16 11/16/16 0 $151
December Sacramento Los Angeles United 12/8/16 12/13/16 0 $151
January Sacramento Los Angeles United 1/16/17 1/31/17 0 $247

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$311
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$311 $219
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$219 $183
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$183 $137
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$137 $137
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$137

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 $195.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles is $154.

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 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 06:00 21:33
Delta 5 5 5 5 8 4 5 06:01 19:16
United 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 10:30 19:30

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 $86.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles is $154.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Jose to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $132
Oakland to Los Angeles Boutique, Spirit, United $86
Reno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $239
Fresno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $279
Santa Rosa to Los Angeles Alaska $207
Monterey to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $123
Redding to Los Angeles Alaska, United $226
Chico to Los AngelesCheck Dates
Modesto to Los AngelesCheck Dates
San Francisco to Long Beach JetBlue, United $117
San Francisco to Burbank Alaska, United $135
San Francisco to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $135
Oakland to Long Beach Alaska, JetBlue, United $117
Oakland to BurbankCheck Dates
Sacramento to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $137
Sacramento to Burbank United $168
San Jose to Burbank United $275
San Jose to Long Beach American $281
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to Ontario American, Alaska, United $135
San Francisco to San Diego American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $149
Reno to Burbank Alaska, United $308
Reno to Long Beach American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $157
San Jose to Santa Ana American, Alaska $167
Sacramento to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $137
Oakland to Santa Ana American, Alaska $187
Fresno to Long Beach United $627
Sacramento to Ontario American, Alaska, United $137
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $320

Airlines Flying from Sacramento to Los Angeles (SMF to LAX) Number of flights searched: 127Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:54 PM

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 LAS 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 38 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 96 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 43% 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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