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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento, CA, United States - SFO to SMF Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:44 PM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Sacramento Last modified: Jun 28, 2016 7:44 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.

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Thu 8/4
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Fri 8/12
1 stop
$324
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Wed 9/7
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Sun 9/11
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Sacramento (SFO to SMF)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Sacramento, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $344.

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

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $367 $423
7-14 days $367 $346
14-21 days $367 $346
21-30 days $367 $344
30-60 days $367 $324
60-90 days $367 $324
90+ days $357 $359

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Sacramento

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$344 $325 $324 $324 $355 $367 $367

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

Your San Francisco to Sacramento 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 San Francisco to Sacramento is $324.

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

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Sacramento
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 10:11 23:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento (SFO to SMF)

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 Francisco 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 Francisco to Sacramento is $121.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Sacramento is $324.

San Francisco to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Sacramento?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Sacramento flight time is 53 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Sacramento is 85 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Sacramento?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Sacramento.

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Sacramento, 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 San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $107
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $67
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $291
San Francisco to Reno United $187
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $227
San Francisco to ChicoCheck Dates
San Francisco to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $724
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento, CA, United States, from $324 Round trip from SFO to SMF