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Cheap flights from Sacramento to Denver (SMF - DEN)

The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl are usually found in August or March, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sacramento to Denver

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to DEN flight in 2022: compare Sacramento to Denver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Denver.

SMF - DEN

Price

$142 - $268

DEN

Temperature

30.2 - 73.4 °F

DEN

Precipitation

0.5 - 2.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$142

From Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl

One-way from

$73

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 48% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 15 days in advance to save up to 11% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 15 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sacramento to Denver 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $178, or $211 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Denver from Sacramento. Prices for August average $195 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $86. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of November. Opting for a August flight can save you 24% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Denver (SMF - DEN)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sacramento to Denver in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 46% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Denver in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SMF to DEN flights for January, February
Feb 9 - Feb 14
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$80

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 27/1/22

Feb 2 - Feb 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$81

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 9 - Feb 16
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$88

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 28/1/22

Sacramento to Denver 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Denver from Sacramento found for this year
Feb 9 - Feb 14
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$80

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 27/1/22

Feb 2 - Feb 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$81

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 9 - Feb 16
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$88

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 28/1/22

Non-stop flights to Denver from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Denver direct flight deals
Feb 9 - Feb 14
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$80

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 27/1/22

Feb 9 - Feb 16
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$88

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 28/1/22

Feb 11 - Feb 14
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 24m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$91

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 27/1/22

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Denver

Late deals on return flights to Denver from Sacramento, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$81

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 4 - Feb 9
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 24m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$90

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 27/1/22

Feb 2 - Feb 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

5h 06m
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 42m
$101

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

One-way flights to Denver Intl from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Denver
Feb 9
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 22m
$37

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 21m
$41

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 21m
$42

Frontier

View Deal

Deal found 28/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sacramento to Denver flights.

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

If you book a flight from Sacramento to Denver, you will be flying from Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl. Flights to Denver Intl (DEN) from Sacramento Intl (SMF) take 2h 15m for a nonstop flight. There are 13 flights from Sacramento Intl to Denver per day from 9 airlines.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Denver for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $80, but on average you can expect to pay $105.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Denver under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Denver is less than $114.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Denver for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Denver within the next 7 days for less than $100.

What days are nonstop flights available from Sacramento to Denver?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday.

How popular is this Sacramento to Denver flight route?

Flights from Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl have been viewed 137 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Sacramento to Denver on average per day?

On average 1 flight departs from Sacramento to Denver per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Denver?

Airlines like Frontier and Spirit Airlines fly from Sacramento to Denver in about 2h 22m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 13h 07m. Sacramento and Denver are separated by a distance of 912 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $80, Frontier will fly you from Sacramento to Denver and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Spirit Airlines for as low as $122. Frontier is priced at 58% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $37 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Spirit Airlines from $60 and American Airlines from $73 one-way.

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

When booking a flight from Sacramento to Denver, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to Denver?

Before booking your flight to Denver from Sacramento, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Lufthansa (86%), Air Canada (84%), United Airlines( 84%).

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Denver?

The cheapest flight price from Sacramento to Denver is $28. On average you can expect to pay $448. The most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Denver Intl), can usually be booked for $80.

Can I fly to Denver Intl from Sacramento Intl right now?

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

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

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 Denver Intl.

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

Can I fly back to Sacramento Intl from Denver Intl?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Denver Intl

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

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

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Denver

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

Top 7 airlines flying from Sacramento to Denver

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Denver choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$53
Average$130
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Frontier
Cheapest$58
Average$156
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$67
Average$185
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$87
Average$165
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$127
Average$288
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Southwest
Cheapest$129
Average$377
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$138
Average$317
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Denver

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento to Denver
13%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
43%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
43%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
1%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Sacramento to Denver

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Denver
Sunday13daily flights
Monday11daily flights
Tuesday14daily flights
Wednesday15daily flights
Thursday15daily flights
Friday16daily flights
Saturday8daily flights