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Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix, AZ, United States - SMF to PHX Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:52 AM

Popular flights from Sacramento to Phoenix Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:52 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
Jul 19, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $244
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $298
Sep 8, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $298
Sep 21, 2016 Sep 29, 2016 $298
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $306

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Sacramento to Phoenix (SMF to PHX)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sacramento to Phoenix, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $340.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Sacramento to Phoenix (SMF to PHX)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $437 $426
7-14 days $406 $387
14-21 days $389 $384
21-30 days $379 $372
30-60 days $379 $244
60-90 days $298 $306
90+ days $257 $265

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sacramento to Phoenix

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$365 $244 $318 $370 $382 $380 $318

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sacramento to Phoenix

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Sacramento Phoenix American 5/30/16 6/6/16 1 $572
June Sacramento Phoenix United 6/28/16 7/5/16 1 $372
July Sacramento Phoenix Alaska 7/19/16 7/20/16 1 $244
August Sacramento Phoenix American 8/23/16 8/27/16 0 $298
September Sacramento Phoenix American 9/8/16 9/14/16 0 $298
October Sacramento Phoenix American 10/4/16 10/12/16 0 $257
November Sacramento Phoenix American 11/4/16 11/9/16 0 $318
December Sacramento Phoenix American 12/30/16 1/2/17 1 $372

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

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 Phoenix.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$601
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$601 $437
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$437 $396
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$396 $389
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$389 $389
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$389

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix (SMF to PHX)

Your Sacramento to Phoenix 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 Phoenix is $285.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Phoenix is $338.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Sacramento to Phoenix
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 6 5 6 6 6 6 6 06:00 21:05
Allegiant 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 12:57 12:57

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix (SMF to PHX)

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 Phoenix. 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 Phoenix is $184.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to Phoenix is $282.

Sacramento to Phoenix Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sacramento to Phoenix?
Answer: The average Sacramento to Phoenix flight time is an hour and 50 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Sacramento and Phoenix?
Answer: The distance from Sacramento to Phoenix is 623 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sacramento to Phoenix?
Answer: There are 42 direct flights from Sacramento to Phoenix.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Phoenix?
Answer: American Airlines provides 95% of the non-stop flights between Sacramento and Phoenix.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sacramento to Phoenix?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from Sacramento to Phoenix (SMF to PHX) Number of flights searched: 152Last modified: May 30, 2016 1:53 AM

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

Sacramento to Phoenix
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American - X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
Delta LAX 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 LAS X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Sacramento and Phoenix, 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 Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $197
Sacramento to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $134

Cheap Domestic Flights to Phoenix - PHX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Phoenix American, Alaska, Frontier, United $108
Oakland to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $137
San Jose to Phoenix American, Alaska $137
Fresno to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $301
Reno to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $247
Monterey to Phoenix American, Alaska, United $239
Santa Rosa to Phoenix American, Alaska $430
Modesto to PhoenixCheck Dates
Chico to PhoenixCheck Dates
Redding to Phoenix Alaska, PenAir, United $459
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $344
Oakland to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Spirit, United $78
San Jose to Las Vegas American, United $144
San Francisco to San Diego American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $148
San Jose to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $134
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $203
Oakland to Los Angeles Boutique, Spirit, United $81
San Francisco to Tucson American, Alaska, United $302
San Francisco to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $141
San Francisco to Grand Canyon American, Alaska, United $311
San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, United, Virgin America $208
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
Fresno to Las VegasCheck Dates
Reno to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, United $228
Reno to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $233
San Francisco to Santa Ana American, Alaska, United $135
Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix, AZ, United States, from $244 Round trip from SMF to PHX