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Flights from San Diego to Sacramento, United States Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:33 AM

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San Diego to Sacramento Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:33 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Diego to Sacramento. United & Alaska frequently offer the best deals on San Diego to Sacramento flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
SANSMF
Sat 10/29
1 stop
SMFSAN
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$167
Select
Alaska
SANSMF
Wed 10/19
1 stop
SMFSAN
Fri 10/21
1 stop
$333
Select
Alaska
SANSMF
Tue 11/8
1 stop
SMFSAN
Fri 11/11
1 stop
$333
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Diego to Sacramento?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to Sacramento, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $179.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Diego to Sacramento?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Diego to Sacramento based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Diego to Sacramento?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Diego to Sacramento.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $304
7-14 days $0 $168
14-21 days $0 $168
21-30 days $0 $167
30-60 days $0 $167
60-90 days $0 $168
90+ days $257 $168

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to Sacramento

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Diego to Sacramento is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$224 $168 $168 $168 $178 $167 $178

Compare Flight Prices from San Diego to Sacramento by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Diego to Sacramento flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Diego Sacramento United 9/30/16 10/7/16 1 $493
October San Diego Sacramento United 10/29/16 10/31/16 1 $167
November San Diego Sacramento United 11/3/16 11/7/16 1 $168
December San Diego Sacramento United 12/1/16 12/3/16 1 $168
January San Diego Sacramento United 1/24/17 1/31/17 1 $168
February San Diego Sacramento United 2/5/17 2/8/17 1 $178
March San Diego Sacramento United 3/8/17 3/10/17 1 $249
April San Diego Sacramento Alaska 4/6/17 4/9/17 0 $257

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Diego to Sacramento

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Diego to Sacramento. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$378
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$378 $178
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$178 $224
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$224 $167
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$167 $168
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$168

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Diego to Sacramento

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 San Diego to Sacramento is $250.

The average price for direct flights from San Diego to Sacramento is not available.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Diego to Sacramento - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Allegiant 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10:53 10:53
Southwest 9 9 9 9 9 7 8 06:50 20:20

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Diego to Sacramento

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 San Diego to Sacramento. 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 San Diego to Sacramento is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to Sacramento is $250.

San Diego to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Diego to Sacramento?
Answer: The average San Diego to Sacramento flight time is an hour and 29 minutes.
Question: How far is Sacramento from San Diego?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to Sacramento is 422 miles (679 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 62 direct flights from San Diego to Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular San Diego airlines for direct flights from San Diego to Sacramento?
Answer: Southwest Airlines provides 96% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to Sacramento?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Diego flying to Sacramento Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:34 AMNumber of routes searched: 61Number of itineraries searched: 162,999

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Diego to Sacramento? We've gathered the average price of San Diego airlines with flights to Sacramento. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Diego to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX
American PHX
United SFO
Alaska SEA
Alaska PDX
Delta SLC
United DEN
Alaska -
Alaska BOI
American DFW
United IAH
American ORD
JetBlue JFK

San Diego to Sacramento Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Diego and Sacramento. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Diego to San Francisco Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Diego to Oakland Alaska, Delta, Spirit $117

Cheap Domestic Flights to Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $151
Flights from Ontario to Sacramento American, United $151
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento Alaska, United $159
Flights from Burbank to Sacramento United $151
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento JetBlue $119
Flights from Palm Springs to Sacramento American, Alaska, Delta, United $208
Flights from Santa Barbara to Sacramento United $335
Flights from Yuma to Sacramento American $246
Flights from Palomar to SacramentoCheck Dates
Flights from Los Angeles to San Francisco Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $107
Flights from Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Delta, Spirit, United, Virgin America $77
Flights from Los Angeles to Oakland Boutique, Delta, Spirit $86
Flights from Los Angeles to San Jose American, Delta $117
Flights from Los Angeles to Reno American, Alaska, Delta, United $164
Flights from Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $259
Flights from Santa Ana to San Francisco United $117
Flights from Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $116
Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Rosa American, Alaska $197
Flights from Long Beach to San Francisco JetBlue, Hawaiian $88
Flights from Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit, United $127
Flights from Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $79
Flights from Los Angeles to Seattle American, Alaska, Delta, Spirit, Virgin America $97
Flights from Palm Springs to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $210
Flights from Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $110
Flights from Burbank to San Francisco United $116
Flights from Ontario to San Francisco United $117
Flights from Santa Barbara to San Francisco United $302

Cheap International Flights to Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Tijuana to Sacramento AeroMexico $612
Cheap Flights from San Diego to Sacramento