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Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Washington, DC, United States - SMF to WAS Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:47 PM

Popular flights from Sacramento to Washington Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:47 PM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 9, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $477
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $404
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $469
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $394
Aug 27, 2016 Sep 3, 2016 $394
Sep 15, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $394

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Sacramento to Washington (SMF to WAS)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sacramento to Washington, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $419.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Sacramento to Washington (SMF to WAS)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,055 $528
7-14 days $882 $434
14-21 days $740 $434
21-30 days $677 $434
30-60 days $677 $404
60-90 days $605 $394
90+ days $605 $316

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sacramento to Washington

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$448 $394 $404 $398 $433 $406 $448

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sacramento to Washington

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Sacramento Washington American 5/31/16 6/5/16 1 $533
June Sacramento Washington American 6/8/16 6/13/16 1 $434
July Sacramento Washington American 7/27/16 8/2/16 1 $404
August Sacramento Washington United 8/23/16 8/31/16 1 $394
September Sacramento Washington Alaska 9/28/16 10/4/16 1 $316
October Sacramento Washington United 10/1/16 10/20/16 1 $394
November Sacramento Washington United 11/11/16 11/15/16 1 $446
December Sacramento Washington American 12/15/16 1/3/17 1 $505

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

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 Washington.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$905
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$905 $780
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$780
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$782
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$782
TIPSave $58 by flying into Newark instead of Washington from Sacramento

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Sacramento to Washington (SMF to WAS)

Your Sacramento to Washington 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 Washington is $472.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Washington is $605.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Sacramento to Washington
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:25 08:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Sacramento to Washington (SMF to WAS)

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 Washington. 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 Washington is $227.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to Washington is $472.

Sacramento to Washington Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sacramento to Washington?
Answer: The average Sacramento to Washington flight time is 4 hours and 58 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Sacramento and Washington?
Answer: The distance from Sacramento to Washington is 2351 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sacramento to Washington?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Sacramento to Washington.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Washington?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Sacramento and Washington.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sacramento to Washington?
Answer: Denver, CO

Airlines Flying from Sacramento to Washington (SMF to WAS) Number of flights searched: 277Last modified: May 27, 2016 7:47 PM

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

Sacramento to Washington
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta SLC / CVG 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 DAL X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Sacramento and Washington, 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 Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $394
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $320
Sacramento to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $387

Cheap Domestic Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $244
Oakland to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $410
San Jose to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $338
Fresno to Washington American, Alaska, United $424
Reno to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $356
Monterey to Washington American, Alaska, United $477
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $337
San Francisco to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $374
San Jose to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $344
Oakland to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $392
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $322
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $324
Fresno to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $424
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $203
San Francisco to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $262
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $208
Reno to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $381
San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $337
Monterey to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $474
San Jose to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $385
San Francisco to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $380
Redding to Baltimore Alaska, United $881
Oakland to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $362
San Francisco to Richmond American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $413
San Francisco to Pittsburgh American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $414
Santa Rosa to Baltimore American, Alaska Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet $384
Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Washington, DC, United States, from $394 Round trip from SMF to WAS