Cheap flights from Sacramento to Columbus (SMF - CMH)

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Columbus are usually found in September or January, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Columbus (CMH)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to CMH flight in 2022: compare Sacramento to Columbus flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Columbus.
SMF - CMH
Price
$312 - $594
CMH
Temperature
30.2 - 75.2 °F
CMH
Rainfall
2.3 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$312

From Sacramento Intl to Columbus

One-way from

$220

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Columbus

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 Columbus?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 55% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 32% on flights from Sacramento to Columbus compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $512. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $520.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Columbus (SMF - CMH)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 44% on flights from Sacramento to Columbus by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Columbus in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SMF to CMH flights for June, July
4 Jul - 13 Jul
$416pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
2 Jul - 8 Jul
$421pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
6 Jul - 11 Jul
$423pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Columbus 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Columbus from Sacramento found for this year
7 Sep - 14 Sep
$322pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
15 Aug - 14 Sep
$356pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
31 Aug - 8 Sep
$370pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Columbus

Late deals on round-trip flights to Columbus from Sacramento, departing today and this week
4 Jul - 13 Jul
$416pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
2 Jul - 8 Jul
$421pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
4 Jul - 7 Jul
$440pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMH
Columbus
CMH
Columbus
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Columbus from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Columbus
2:30 pm - 7:09 am
Frontier
2 Stops
37h 39m
SMF - CMH
Frontier
$220
Kiwi.com
5:25 pm - 2:40 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
30h 15m
SMF - CMH
Multiple Airlines
$224
Kiwi.com
7:04 am - 7:59 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
9h 55m
SMF - CMH
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Columbus

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

Sacramento Intl (SMF), located 9.4 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Sacramento to Columbus. 7 airlines have flights from Sacramento Intl to Columbus on a regular basis. Booking flights from Sacramento Intl to Columbus should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Columbus per day.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Sacramento Intl to Columbus have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Columbus for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Columbus for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $322, but on average you can expect to pay $391.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Columbus for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Columbus within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Sacramento to Columbus flight route?

Flights from Sacramento Intl to Columbus have been viewed 15 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Sacramento to Columbus round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $322, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sacramento to Columbus.. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$155 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Frontier, with prices starting from $186 and $220, respectively.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Columbus?

On average you can expect to pay $1,131 for a flight from Sacramento to Columbus. The cheapest flight overall is $26 while the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Columbus) is currently priced at $385.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Columbus, OH

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Columbus.

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

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

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Columbus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Columbus are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Sacramento Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Sacramento to Columbus

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

Destination information for Columbus

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Columbus.
Average temperature for June in Columbus
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Columbus
4.4 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Columbus

Rickenbacker (LCK)

Top 5 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Columbus

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Columbus 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
Spirit Airlines
$80 $383 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$161 $447 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$263 $538 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$273 $468 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$298 $534 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Columbus

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Columbus.
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Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Columbus
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Columbus.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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