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Cheap Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco, CA, United States - SMF to SFO Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:46 PM

Popular flights from Sacramento to San Francisco Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:46 PM

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.

United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 $367
Jun 24, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 $367
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 2, 2016 $367
Jul 3, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 $367
Jul 15, 2016 Jul 20, 2016 $367

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Sacramento to San Francisco (SMF to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sacramento to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $369.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Sacramento to San Francisco (SMF to SFO)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Sacramento to San Francisco 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 San Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,094 $667
7-14 days $0 $0
14-21 days $367 $384
21-30 days $367 $384
30-60 days $367 $384
60-90 days $367 $0
90+ days $367 $380

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sacramento to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Sacramento San Francisco United 5/31/16 5/31/16 1 $667
June Sacramento San Francisco United 6/16/16 6/22/16 0 $367
July Sacramento San Francisco United 7/1/16 7/2/16 0 $367
August Sacramento San Francisco United 8/4/16 8/11/16 0 $367
September Sacramento San Francisco United 9/8/16 9/18/16 0 $367
October Sacramento San Francisco United 10/15/16 10/22/16 0 $367
November Sacramento San Francisco United 11/13/16 11/23/16 0 $367
January Sacramento San Francisco United 1/9/17 1/24/17 0 $367

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco (SMF to SFO)

Your Sacramento to San Francisco 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 San Francisco is $384.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sacramento to San Francisco is $367.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Sacramento to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 05:35 21:27

Sacramento to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sacramento to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Sacramento to San Francisco flight time is 55 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Sacramento and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Sacramento to San Francisco is 85 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sacramento to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 35 direct flights from Sacramento to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sacramento to San Francisco?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Sacramento and San Francisco.

Airlines Flying from Sacramento to San Francisco (SMF to SFO) Number of flights searched: 7Last modified: May 26, 2016 1:46 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Sacramento to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

Sacramento to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
United - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Sacramento and San Francisco, 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 OaklandCheck Dates
Sacramento to San Jose American, United $439
Sacramento to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United $136
Cheap Flights from Sacramento to San Francisco, CA, United States, from $367 Round trip from SMF to SFO