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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento, CA, United States - SFO to SMF

Popular flights from San Francisco to Sacramento

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 $302
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 31, 2016 Apr 5, 2016 $304
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 $288

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 $315.

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 $361 $463
7-14 days $346 $353
14-21 days $346 $316
21-30 days $349 $294
30-60 days $347 $288
60-90 days $361 $289
90+ days $353 $322

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
$351 $300 $288 $289 $314 $316 $349

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Sacramento

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February San Francisco Sacramento Alaska 2/27/16 3/4/16 1 $316
March San Francisco Sacramento United 3/10/16 3/14/16 1 $294
April San Francisco Sacramento United 4/6/16 4/7/16 1 $288
May San Francisco Sacramento United 5/18/16 6/7/16 1 $322
June San Francisco Sacramento American 6/20/16 7/9/16 2 $346
July San Francisco Sacramento Alaska 7/23/16 7/30/16 1 $357
August San Francisco Sacramento United 8/4/16 8/5/16 0 $353
December San Francisco Sacramento United 12/22/16 12/29/16 0 $362

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

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 San Francisco to Sacramento.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$361
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
$361

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 $298.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Sacramento is $347.

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 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:45 22:30

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 $137.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Sacramento is $298.

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 50 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 35 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.

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Sacramento (SFO to SMF)

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

San Francisco to Sacramento
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 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 $130
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $71
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $237
San Francisco to Reno United $177
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $132
San Francisco to ChicoCheck Dates
San Francisco to Santa Rosa American, Alaska $449
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento, CA, United States, from $288 Round trip from SFO to SMF