Cheap flights from Sacramento to Atlanta (SMF - ATL)

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

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 2022: compare Sacramento to Atlanta flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Atlanta.
SMF - ATL
Price
$272 - $399
ATL
Temperature
42.8 - 80.6 °F
ATL
Rainfall
3.4 - 5.3 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

Average price

$332

Average for round-trip flights in May 2022

Round-trip from

$272

From Sacramento Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 19 days in advance, which can save you up to 22% on flights from Sacramento to Atlanta compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 19 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 $325. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $420.

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 51% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Atlanta?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Atlanta in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SMF to ATL flights for May, June
7 Jun - 13 Jun
$385pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
31 May - 2 Jun
$395pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
29 May - 5 Jun
$404pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Atlanta 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Atlanta from Sacramento found for this year
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$285pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
26 Sep - 28 Sep
$290pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
24 Aug - 22 Sep
$308pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Atlanta from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Atlanta direct flight deals
21 Sep - 28 Sep
$458pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
28 Sep - 1 Oct
$548pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
20 Nov - 25 Nov
$568pp
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
31 May - 2 Jun
$395pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
31 May - 2 Jun
$409pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
31 May - 3 Jun
$422pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
ATL
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

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

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 18m for a nonstop flight. There are 7 flights from Sacramento Intl to Atlanta per day from 7 airlines.

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 Frontier. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Atlanta for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Atlanta for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $285, but on average you can expect to pay $339.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Atlanta for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Atlanta under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Atlanta is less than $665.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Atlanta for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Atlanta within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this Sacramento to Atlanta flight route?

The Sacramento Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson flight path was viewed by 70 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $285, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sacramento to Atlanta.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include JetBlue and Frontier. Spirit Airlines is priced at 13% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Sacramento to Atlanta.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to Atlanta?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Sacramento to Atlanta consider choosing Delta (86%), KLM (85%) or Virgin Atlantic (82%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Atlanta?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to Atlanta is generally $823, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $148. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson), you can expect to pay $285 for that flight.

What airports serve Atlanta from Sacramento?

Although Sacramento is the capital of California, it is not a very large city in California or the United States. The airport in Sacramento is called Sacramento International Airport and it is 10 miles northwest of downtown Sacramento. Although it is not a very large airport compared to some of the other airports in the state, it can still provide you with a flight plan to Atlanta. When you arrive in Atlanta at the airport, you will arrive at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL), which is the only airport that you are able to arrive at in Atlanta. The flight is cross country, and the time it takes depends on whether you choose a direct flight or an indirect flight.

What airlines fly directly from Sacramento to Atlanta?

There are a few airlines that fly directly from Sacramento to Atlanta. One of these airlines is Delta. Delta is a major airline in the United States and is one of the airlines that offers the most direct flights often. Your flight is from the northern United States to the southern United States, so the flight will be longer than some other flights available in the United States. The direct flight with Delta will run you, on average, 4h 30min. Some of the other airlines that fly from Sacramento to Atlanta are Frontier, Spirit, United, and American Airlines. The airline you choose to go with will determine whether the flight is direct or indirect, and furthermore, will also determine where the layovers will be. The flight times for indirect flights span from 6h 30min to 14h 45min. It is important to consider various factors like whether a flight is direct or indirect, the journey time, the layover location, and the airline when choosing a flight.

What are the layover options between Sacramento and Atlanta?

There are a lot of flights available that can take you from Sacramento to Atlanta. Some of the stops are Los Angeles, Denver, Phoenix, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Seattle. Some locations, like Seattle, are not in between the two locations, Sacramento and Atlanta, so you should choose the flight which is most convenient for you. Even though Seattle is not between Sacramento and Atlanta, the journey time is less than some of the other flights that do have a layover in between. Be vigilant and find the flight which suits you best.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Sacramento to Atlanta?

The flight from Sacramento to Atlanta is a domestic one, so naturally, you will not need a visa to enter Atlanta. However, it would be smart to keep your passport on you as you will be asked to produce this at the airport.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Atlanta, GA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson.

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

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

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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 7 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson

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
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $21 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$89 $304 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$100 $240 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$165 $406 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$213 $472 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$272 $545 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$319 $529 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 75% of SMF to ATL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of SMF to ATL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 10% of SMF to ATL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SMF to ATL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
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
4 daily flights
Monday
10 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
10 daily flights
Friday
10 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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