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Cheap Flights from Washington to Sacramento, CA, United States - WAS to SMF Last modified: May 31, 2016 8:05 PM

Popular flights from Washington to Sacramento Last modified: May 31, 2016 8:05 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
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 $563
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $398
Aug 19, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $398
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $469
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $394
Aug 25, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $394
Aug 27, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $394
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $394
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 $394

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Washington to Sacramento (WAS to SMF)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Washington to Sacramento, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $403.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Washington to Sacramento (WAS to SMF)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,211 $531
7-14 days $927 $406
14-21 days $740 $406
21-30 days $691 $420
30-60 days $677 $406
60-90 days $605 $394
90+ days $605 $394

Cheapest Day To Fly from Washington to Sacramento

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$432 $406 $394 $394 $398 $394 $400

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Washington to Sacramento

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Washington Sacramento American 6/14/16 6/15/16 1 $406
July Washington Sacramento United 7/29/16 8/10/16 1 $406
August Washington Sacramento United 8/24/16 9/8/16 1 $394
September Washington Sacramento United 9/3/16 9/15/16 1 $394
October Washington Sacramento United 10/4/16 10/11/16 1 $394
November Washington Sacramento United 11/3/16 11/7/16 1 $394
December Washington Sacramento United 12/1/16 12/5/16 1 $394
April Washington Sacramento American 4/12/17 4/22/17 2 $408

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$927
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$927 $803
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$803 $707
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$707 $697
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$697
TIPSave $26 by flying into Reno instead of Sacramento from Washington

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Washington to Sacramento (WAS to SMF)

Your Washington 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 Washington to Sacramento is $497.

The average price for non-stop flights from Washington to Sacramento is $605.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Washington to Sacramento
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:30 17:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Washington to Sacramento (WAS 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 Washington 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 Washington to Sacramento is $239.

The average price for round trip flights from Washington to Sacramento is $497.

Washington to Sacramento Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Washington to Sacramento?
Answer: The average Washington to Sacramento flight time is 5 hours and 53 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Washington and Sacramento?
Answer: The distance from Washington to Sacramento is 2351 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Washington to Sacramento?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Washington to Sacramento.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Washington to Sacramento?
Answer: United Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Washington and Sacramento.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Washington to Sacramento?
Answer: Chicago, IL

Airlines Flying from Washington to Sacramento (WAS to SMF) Number of flights searched: 281Last modified: May 31, 2016 8:05 PM

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

Washington to Sacramento
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American ORD X X X X X X X
Alaska SEA X X X X X X X
JetBlue BOS X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Delta DTW / SLC X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
Southwest MDW X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Washington 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 Washington - WAS

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Washington to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $244
Washington to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $240
Washington to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $432
Washington to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $244
Washington to San Jose American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $336

Cheap Domestic Flights to Sacramento - SMF

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Philadelphia to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $402
Baltimore to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $394
Newark to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $320
Pittsburgh to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $388
Richmond to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $390
Norfolk to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $430
Harrisburg to Sacramento American, Alaska, United $504
Charlottesville to Sacramento American, United $316
Wilkes - Barre to Sacramento American, United $480
Newport News to Sacramento American $500
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton to Sacramento American, United $505
Roanoke to Sacramento American, United $494
Atlantic City to SacramentoCheck Dates
State College to Sacramento American, United $528
Lynchburg to Sacramento American Check Dates
Morgantown to SacramentoCheck Dates
Philadelphia to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United $262
Baltimore to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $397
Newark to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $340
Philadelphia to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United $262
Pittsburgh to San Francisco American, Alaska, United $414
Baltimore to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $237
Newark to Los Angeles American, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Virgin America $256
Richmond to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $423
Philadelphia to Oakland American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $378
Cheap Flights from Washington to Sacramento, CA, United States, from $394 Round trip from WAS to SMF