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Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento, United States Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:39 AM

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San Francisco to Sacramento Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:39 AM

We've scanned 23,126,175,300 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Sacramento. United frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Sacramento flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
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Thu 10/20
1 stop
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Thu 11/3
1 stop
$317
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United
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Sat 10/22
1 stop
SMFSFO
Mon 10/24
1 stop
$317
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Sacramento?

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 $340.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco 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 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 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 Francisco to Sacramento?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $373 $608
7-14 days $373 $347
14-21 days $373 $351
21-30 days $373 $317
30-60 days $373 $330
60-90 days $373 $0
90+ days $373 $351

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Sacramento

We've examined 23,133,250,742 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Sacramento is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$330 $333 $347 $317 $366 $317 $365

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Sacramento flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Sacramento United 9/30/16 10/2/16 0 $373
October San Francisco Sacramento United 10/20/16 11/3/16 1 $317
November San Francisco Sacramento United 11/22/16 11/25/16 1 $333
December San Francisco Sacramento United 12/27/16 1/3/17 1 $371
January San Francisco Sacramento United 1/13/17 1/20/17 1 $366
February San Francisco Sacramento United 2/24/17 3/5/17 1 $351
March San Francisco Sacramento United 3/16/17 3/27/17 0 $373
April San Francisco Sacramento United 4/2/17 4/17/17 1 $366

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$373
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$373
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$366
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$366 $317
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$317 $373
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$373

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Sacramento is $351.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento is $373.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:33 22:50

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco 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 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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Sacramento is $351.

San Francisco to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Sacramento?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Sacramento flight time is 53 minutes.
Question: How far is Sacramento from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Sacramento is 85 miles (136 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 35 direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Sacramento?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Sacramento Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:39 AMNumber of routes searched: 46Number of itineraries searched: 5,752

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Sacramento? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco 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 Francisco to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
United -
United DEN
American LAX
American PHX
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
JetBlue LGB
Hawaiian HNL
United IAH
United ORD

San Francisco to Sacramento Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco 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 Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $112
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $67
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Reno United $117
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
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Flights from San Francisco to Santa Rosa American, Alaska $386
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Sacramento