Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Tempe

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Tempe are usually found in August or May, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Tempe

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to PHX flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Tempe flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Tempe.
SMF - TM9
Price
$197 - $272
TM9
Temperature
50 - 89.6 °F
TM9
Precipitation
0.1 - 1.2 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$197

From Sacramento Intl to Tempe

One-way from

$69

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Tempe

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Tempe (SMF - TM9)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Sacramento to Tempe as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento to Tempe?

Find a great deal and save up to 62% by booking at least 29 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sacramento to Tempe within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $261.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Tempe?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in November. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Tempe. Flights to Tempe from Sacramento in August are about $192 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $78.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Tempe in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SMF to Tempe flights for December, January
13 Jan - 16 Jan
$64pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
20 Jan - 23 Jan
$68pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
13 Jan - 18 Jan
$74pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Tempe 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tempe from Sacramento found for this year
12 Dec - 14 Dec
$104pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
21 Dec - 27 Jan
$107pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
12 Dec - 13 Dec
$110pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Tempe from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Tempe direct flight deals
3 Feb - 6 Feb
$63pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
13 Jan - 16 Jan
$64pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
20 Jan - 23 Jan
$68pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Tempe

Late deals on round-trip flights to Tempe from Sacramento, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 14 Dec
$104pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
12 Dec - 13 Dec
$110pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$117pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Tempe from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Tempe
1:00 am - 4:05 am
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 05m
SMF - PHX
American Airlines
3:01 pm - 6:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
26h 58m
SMF - PHX
Spirit Airlines
$116
FareScan
4:50 am - 12:40 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
6h 50m
SMF - PHX
Multiple Airlines
$126
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sacramento</span> to <span class="emphasized">Tempe</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Tempe

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sacramento to Tempe?

Sacramento Intl (SMF) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Sacramento to Tempe. You should not have trouble finding flights to Tempe from Sacramento Intl; the airport handles an average of 15 outbound flights to Tempe per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 9 airlines have flights from the Sacramento airport to Tempe. It is only a 9.4 mi journey to Sacramento Intl (SMF) from Sacramento’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Tempe have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Tempe for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Tempe for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $63, but on average you can expect to pay $93.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Tempe for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Tempe under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Tempe is less than $99.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Tempe for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Tempe within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Sacramento to Tempe flight route?

Within the past month, 78 users have taken a look at flights from Sacramento Intl to Tempe.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sacramento to Tempe one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $34. American Airlines flights start at $69 while deals on Delta start at $76 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to Tempe?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Sacramento to Tempe on time: Alaska Airlines (88%), American Airlines (84%), Frontier (82%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sacramento to Tempe?

Before booking your flight from Sacramento to Tempe check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Tempe?

The cheapest flight price from Sacramento to Tempe is $68. On average you can expect to pay $340. The most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl), can usually be booked for $68.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Tempe

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Tempe from Sacramento?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Tempe within the United States

Most visitors from Sacramento Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Tempe.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Tempe.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Tempe.

Do I need a test to fly back to Sacramento from Tempe?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Tempe

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Tempe must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Tempe are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

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Alternative routes for Sacramento to Tempe

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Tempe

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Tempe.
Flight duration from SMF to Tempe
2h 05m
Average temperature for December in Tempe
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Tempe
0.9 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Tempe

Top 5 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Tempe

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Tempe choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$55 $171 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$57 $326 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$102 $190 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$130 $229 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$155 $332 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Tempe

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Tempe.
Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of SMF to Tempe departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 28% of SMF to Tempe departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 25% of SMF to Tempe departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 3% of SMF to Tempe departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Tempe
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Tempe.
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
19 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
17 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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