Cheap flights from Sacramento to Atlanta (SMF - ATL)

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The best prices from Sacramento to Atlanta are usually found in August or February, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Atlanta (ATL)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to ATL flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
SMF - ATL
Price
$272 - $399
ATL
Temperature
57.2 - 89.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$272

From Sacramento to Atlanta

One-way from

$122

One-way flight from Sacramento to Atlanta

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Atlanta?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 40%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from Sacramento to Atlanta compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $164. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $224.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Atlanta from Sacramento average $175. You can even find prices in April for less than $175, as users have found deals to Atlanta from as low as $42. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Atlanta from Sacramento. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 28%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Atlanta (SMF - ATL)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sacramento to Atlanta in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 49% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Atlanta in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SMF to ATL flights for May, June
21 May - 24 May
$181pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
17 May - 19 May
$187pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
17 May - 19 May
$195pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento to Atlanta 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Sacramento found for this year
21 May - 24 May
$181pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
17 May - 19 May
$187pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
17 May - 19 May
$195pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Atlanta direct flight deals
4 Aug - 12 Aug
$359pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
24 Jun - 16 Jul
$379pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
24 Jun - 27 Jun
$389pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Atlanta

Late deals on round-trip flights to Atlanta from Sacramento, departing today and this week
21 May - 24 May
$181pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 May - 20 May
$197pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
21 May - 24 May
$201pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Atlanta from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Atlanta
3:00 am - 1:03 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
19h 03m
SMF - ATL
Multiple Airlines
$122
Kiwi.com
1:22 am - 7:10 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
14h 48m
SMF - ATL
United Airlines
$132
United
8:27 am - 1:48 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 21m
SMF - ATL
Spirit Airlines
$134
CheapOair

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Atlanta

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento to Atlanta due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Sacramento and Atlanta for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Sacramento Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sacramento Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What airports do I use to fly from Sacramento to Atlanta?

If you book a flight from Sacramento to Atlanta, you will be flying from Sacramento Intl to Hartsfield-Jackson. Flights to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (ATL) from Sacramento Intl (SMF) take 4h 22m for a nonstop flight. There are 6 flights from Sacramento Intl to Atlanta per day from 8 airlines.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Atlanta for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Atlanta for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $181, but on average you can expect to pay $218.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Atlanta for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Atlanta under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Atlanta is less than $426.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Sacramento Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson was viewed by 362 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Sacramento or Atlanta?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Sacramento is typically less than Atlanta. We can gather that this will continue over the next 5 days.

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than Atlanta?

Temperatures around the 95 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Atlanta is colder than in Sacramento. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Atlanta?

There are many flights that can get you from Sacramento to Atlanta in 6h 54m. Fly via Frontier or Spirit Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sacramento to Atlanta round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sacramento to Atlanta round-trip from $197. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Spirit Airlines. Frontier is priced at 39% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $68. Spirit Airlines flights start at $74 while deals on United Airlines start at $132 one-way.

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Atlanta

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

Destination information for Atlanta

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Atlanta.
Average temperature for May in Atlanta
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Atlanta
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Atlanta

Top 6 airlines flying from Sacramento to Atlanta

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Atlanta 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
$101 $215 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$108 $252 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$167 $299 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$126 $337 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$124 $344 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$263 $489 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Atlanta

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Atlanta.
Morning 6 AM to noon 61% of SMF to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 30% of SMF to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of SMF to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SMF to ATL departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Atlanta
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Atlanta.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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