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Cheap Flights from Seattle to Sacramento, CA, United States - SEA to SMF Last modified: May 24, 2016 7:40 PM

Popular flights from Seattle to Sacramento Last modified: May 24, 2016 7:40 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.

Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $146
Aug 24, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $146
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 10, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 $166
Jul 14, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $166
Jul 15, 2016 Jul 17, 2016 $166
Jul 20, 2016 Jul 24, 2016 $166
Jul 21, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $166
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $166
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 $166
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $166
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 $166
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 $166

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Seattle to Sacramento (SEA to SMF)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Seattle to Sacramento, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $152.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Seattle to Sacramento (SEA to SMF)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Seattle 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 Seattle to Sacramento

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $230 $247
7-14 days $172 $166
14-21 days $149 $166
21-30 days $149 $166
30-60 days $149 $157
60-90 days $149 $153
90+ days $146 $157

Cheapest Day To Fly from Seattle to Sacramento

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$149 $149 $149 $149 $149 $149 $166

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Seattle to Sacramento

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Seattle Sacramento Alaska 5/29/16 6/18/16 0 $230
June Seattle Sacramento Alaska 6/11/16 6/20/16 0 $149
July Seattle Sacramento Alaska 7/7/16 7/20/16 0 $149
August Seattle Sacramento Alaska 8/23/16 8/23/16 0 $146
September Seattle Sacramento Alaska 9/1/16 9/6/16 0 $185
October Seattle Sacramento Alaska 10/6/16 10/11/16 0 $185
November Seattle Sacramento American 11/18/16 11/22/16 0 $190
December Seattle Sacramento Alaska 12/23/16 1/3/17 0 $195

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Seattle 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 Seattle to Sacramento.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$402
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$402 $311
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$311 $208
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$208 $149
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$149 $149
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$149

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Seattle to Sacramento (SEA to SMF)

Your Seattle 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 Seattle to Sacramento is $161.

The average price for non-stop flights from Seattle to Sacramento is $160.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Seattle to Sacramento
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 6 5 6 6 5 5 6 06:30 21:15
Delta 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 07:40 20:20

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Seattle to Sacramento (SEA 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 Seattle 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 Seattle to Sacramento is $100.

The average price for round trip flights from Seattle to Sacramento is $160.

Seattle to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Seattle to Sacramento?
Answer: The average Seattle to Sacramento flight time is an hour and 52 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Seattle and Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from Seattle to Sacramento is 605 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Seattle to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 67 direct flights from Seattle to Sacramento.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Seattle to Sacramento?
Answer: Alaska Airlines provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Seattle and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Seattle to Sacramento?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from Seattle to Sacramento (SEA to SMF) Number of flights searched: 122Last modified: May 24, 2016 7:40 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Seattle 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 Seattle to Sacramento.

Seattle to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Alaska PDX X X X X X X X
Delta - X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
United SFO X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest SAN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Seattle 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 Seattle - SEA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Seattle to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
Seattle to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Seattle to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $162
Seattle to San Jose American, Alaska, United $157
Seattle to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $109
Seattle to Reno American, Alaska, United $230
Seattle to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $269

Cheap Domestic Flights to Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Portland to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $194
Bellingham to Sacramento American, Alaska $276
Pasco to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $212
Yakima to Sacramento American, Alaska $247
Wenatchee to Sacramento American, Alaska $427
Portland to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $167
Portland to Oakland American, Alaska, United $155
Bellingham to San Francisco American, Alaska $232
Portland to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Virgin America $102
Portland to San Jose American, Alaska, United $167
Portland to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United, Virgin America $107
Pasco to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $265
Portland to Reno American, Alaska, United $217
Portland to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $275

Cheap International Flights to Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Vancouver to Sacramento Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, United, WestJet $248
Victoria to Sacramento American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $346
Comox to Sacramento Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet Check Dates
Nanaimo to Sacramento American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet Check Dates
Vancouver to San Francisco Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $201
Victoria to San Francisco Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, United, WestJet $193
Vancouver to Oakland American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $236
Vancouver to Los Angeles Pacific Coastal, Central Mountain, American, Air Canada, Alaska, Spirit, United, WestJet $166
Vancouver to San Jose Pacific Coastal, American, Air Canada, Alaska, JetBlue, United, WestJet $197
Cheap Flights from Seattle to Sacramento, CA, United States, from $146 Round trip from SEA to SMF