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Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Washington, DC, United States - SMF to WAS

Popular flights from Sacramento to Washington

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
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $379
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $260
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 $463
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 11, 2016 $258

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 $318.

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 $1,191 $341
7-14 days $820 $425
14-21 days $599 $292
21-30 days $599 $310
30-60 days $609 $310
60-90 days $671 $316
90+ days $599 $258

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
$329 $314 $314 $311 $292 $336 $334

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 5/20/16 5/29/16 1 $292
June Sacramento Washington American 6/3/16 6/6/16 1 $310
July Sacramento Washington American 7/28/16 8/10/16 2 $311
August Sacramento Washington United 8/30/16 9/11/16 1 $258
September Sacramento Washington United 9/3/16 9/7/16 1 $258
October Sacramento Washington United 10/12/16 10/19/16 1 $258
November Sacramento Washington American 11/10/16 11/14/16 1 $340
December Sacramento Washington American 12/5/16 12/8/16 1 $536

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$599
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$599 $678
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$678

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 $394.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sacramento to Washington is $599.

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 08:02 08:02

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 $194.

The average price for round trip flights from Sacramento to Washington is $394.

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 59 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)

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 ORD X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X
JetBlue JFK X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta MSP / DTW 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 LAS 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 $256
Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $284
Sacramento to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $298

Cheap Domestic Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $261
Oakland to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $426
San Jose to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $304
Fresno to Washington American, Alaska, United $440
Reno to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $304
Monterey to Washington American, Alaska, United $450
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $259
San Francisco to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $412
San Jose to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $365
Oakland to Baltimore American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $402
San Jose to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $310
Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $367
Fresno to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $492
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $192
San Francisco to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $305
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $228
Reno to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $364
San Francisco to Newark American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $287
Monterey to Baltimore American, Alaska, United $592
San Jose to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $378
San Francisco to Boston American, Alaska, JetBlue, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $292
Redding to Baltimore Alaska, United Check Dates
Oakland to Philadelphia American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $382
San Francisco to Richmond American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $406
San Francisco to Pittsburgh American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $420
Santa Rosa to Baltimore American, Alaska $615

Cheap International Flights to Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Toronto American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America, WestJet, Great Lakes $408
Cheap Flights from Sacramento to Washington, DC, United States, from $258 Round trip from SMF to WAS