Cheap flights from Sacramento to Denver (SMF - DEN)

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The best prices from Sacramento to Denver 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 (SMF) to Denver (DEN)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to DEN flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Denver flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Denver.
SMF - DEN
Price
$142 - $268
DEN
Temperature
44.6 - 89.6 °F
DEN
Rainfall
0.5 - 2.7 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 to Denver

One-way from

$70

One-way flight from Sacramento to Denver

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 Denver?

Users have found that leaving on a Friday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 48% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Sacramento to Denver at least 14 days early can save you up to 12% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 14 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sacramento to Denver for as little as $88 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $106 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Denver from Sacramento with a flight ticket averaging about $98. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $36. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from Sacramento to Denver, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 46% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Denver in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SMF to DEN flights for May, June
19 May - 25 May
$72pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 May - 22 May
$77pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
22 May - 25 May
$84pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento to Denver 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Denver from Sacramento found for this year
19 May - 25 May
$72pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 May - 22 May
$77pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
22 May - 25 May
$84pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Denver from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Denver direct flight deals
19 May - 22 May
$77pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
15 May - 17 May
$93pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 May - 24 May
$94pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Denver

Late deals on round-trip flights to Denver from Sacramento, departing today and this week
19 May - 25 May
$72pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 May - 22 May
$77pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 May - 22 May
$89pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Denver from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Denver
3:26 pm - 12:07 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 41m
SMF - DEN
Multiple Airlines
$70
Kiwi.com
1:26 pm - 6:50 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 24m
SMF - DEN
Delta
$89
Delta
6:39 am - 12:42 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
5h 03m
SMF - DEN
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Denver

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento to Denver 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 Denver 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 Denver Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

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 17m for a nonstop flight. There are 15 flights from Sacramento Intl to Denver per day from 9 airlines.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $72, but on average you can expect to pay $98.

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 $108.

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?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 226 users have taken a look at flights from Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl.

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

5 flight departures from Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 40% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 20% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Sacramento or Denver?

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

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than Denver?

Expect the weather to be around 95 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Denver is generally colder than in Sacramento.

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Denver?

Frontier can get you from Sacramento to Denver in just under 2h 23m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance between Sacramento and Denver is about 912 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $77, Frontier will fly you from Sacramento to Denver and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 59% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Sacramento to Denver are Frontier ($34), United Airlines ($49), and Spirit Airlines ($56).

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Denver

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

Destination information for Denver

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Denver.
Flight duration
2h 30m
Average temperature for May in Denver
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Denver
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Denver

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$53 $130 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$58 $156 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$87 $165 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$67 $185 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$127 $288 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$138 $317 No cancel fee 75%
Southwest
$129 $377 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Denver

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Denver.
Morning 6 AM to noon 44% of SMF to DEN departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 29% of SMF to DEN departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 25% of SMF to DEN departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 2% of SMF to DEN departures
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.
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
22 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
13 daily flights
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