Cheap flights from Sacramento to Denver (SMF - DEN) from $49

This is the cheapest one-way flight price, found on 11/29. Prices may vary by date and flight preferences.
SMF — DEN
Dec 5 — Dec 121

The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl are usually found in January or September, booked 83 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Saturday

Flights from Denver to Sacramento

How to find the cheapest flight from Sacramento (SMF) to Denver (DEN)

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sacramento (SMF) to Denver (DEN). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated November 30, 2023.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

January

Round-trip from

$194

One-way from

$167
High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop
From Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl
One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Denver Intl

SMF - DEN

Price

$194 - $355

DEN

Temperature

30.2 - 73.4 °F

DEN

Rainfall

0.5 - 2.3 inches

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

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 79% 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 44 days in advance to save up to 182% 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 44 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 $239, or $389 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Denver from Sacramento. Prices for January average $266 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $51. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a January flight can save you 30% on your journey compared to booking in June

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 54% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Sacramento to Denver

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Sacramento and Denver. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,965,316 searches. Data last updated November 30, 2023.
Take a peek at the cheapest United Airlines flights we've detected traveling from Sacramento to Denver. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.

Cheap Frontier flights from Sacramento to Denver

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Frontier for the route between Sacramento and Denver. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,965,316 searches. Data last updated November 30, 2023.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Frontier flights departing from Sacramento and landing in Denver. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.

Cheap Sacramento to Denver flights in November & December 2023

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Sacramento to Denver 2023 flight deals

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Non-stop flights to Denver from Sacramento

Discover non-stop flight options from Sacramento to Denver. Find direct flights with no layovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore non-stop flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,965,316 searches. Data last updated November 30, 2023.
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Sacramento to Denver flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Sacramento to Denver for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,965,316 searches. Data last updated November 30, 2023.
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One-way flights to Denver from Sacramento

Search for one-way flight options from Sacramento to Denver. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,965,316 searches. Data last updated November 30, 2023.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Sacramento to Denver can choose from these deals. For those needing a return trip from Sacramento, there is a search form available above.

Find flights from Sacramento to Denver within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Sacramento to Denver that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,965,316 searches. Data last updated November 30, 2023.

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Any airport

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Any airport

Budget

$82 - $170

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Depart

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Price

Sacramento IntlDenver Intl

SMF - DEN

SMFDEN

Sacramento Intl

Mon 12/11

1 stop13h 10m

Denver Intl

Tue 12/12

1 stop8h 58m

$82

Sacramento IntlDenver Intl

SMF - DEN

SMFDEN

Sacramento Intl

Thu 1/25

1 stop5h 21m

Denver Intl

Sun 2/4

1 stop13h 28m

$84

Sacramento IntlDenver Intl

SMF - DEN

SMFDEN

Sacramento Intl

Mon 12/18

1 stop13h 10m

Denver Intl

Wed 1/3

1 stop13h 12m

$85

Sacramento IntlDenver Intl

SMF - DEN

SMFDEN

Sacramento Intl

Thu 1/4

1 stop13h 07m

Denver Intl

Tue 1/9

1 stop13h 47m

$86

Sacramento IntlDenver Intl

SMF - DEN

SMFDEN

Sacramento Intl

Mon 12/11

1 stop6h 30m

Denver Intl

Tue 12/12

Nonstop2h 47m

$88

Sacramento IntlDenver Intl

SMF - DEN

SMFDEN

Sacramento Intl

Tue 12/19

1 stop8h 50m

Denver Intl

Wed 1/3

1 stop13h 12m

$91

Sacramento IntlDenver Intl

SMF - DEN

SMFDEN

Sacramento Intl

Thu 12/14

Nonstop2h 25m

Denver Intl

Mon 12/18

1 stop13h 15m

$93

Sacramento IntlDenver Intl

SMF - DEN

SMFDEN

Sacramento Intl

Sun 1/7

Nonstop2h 33m

Denver Intl

Fri 1/12

1 stop23h 36m

$104

Sacramento IntlDenver Intl

SMF - DEN

SMFDEN

Sacramento Intl

Thu 1/4

Nonstop2h 24m

Denver Intl

Wed 1/10

Nonstop2h 41m

$170

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Reviews of airlines servicing Denver

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Denver. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Denver. Reviews last updated November 30, 2023.
To help decide which airline to fly from Sacramento to Denver, see what other customers have to say about United Airlines, Frontier and Alaska Airlines. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
1,399 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Really nothing. There was no food involved and I did not participate in any entertainment but the flight attendant who wins the gold star is Ralph on my flight from Portland to Sacramento! (7/24 take off at 6:15 am)

8.0
Very good
1,399 reviews
8.0
Very good
1,399 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Really nothing. There was no food involved and I did not participate in any entertainment but the flight attendant who wins the gold star is Ralph on my flight from Portland to Sacramento! (7/24 take off at 6:15 am)

7.9
Good
3,035 reviews
8.0
Very good
1,399 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Really nothing. There was no food involved and I did not participate in any entertainment but the flight attendant who wins the gold star is Ralph on my flight from Portland to Sacramento! (7/24 take off at 6:15 am)

7.4
Good
1,897 reviews
8.0
Very good
1,399 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Really nothing. There was no food involved and I did not participate in any entertainment but the flight attendant who wins the gold star is Ralph on my flight from Portland to Sacramento! (7/24 take off at 6:15 am)

6.3
Okay
1,495 reviews
8.0
Very good
1,399 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Really nothing. There was no food involved and I did not participate in any entertainment but the flight attendant who wins the gold star is Ralph on my flight from Portland to Sacramento! (7/24 take off at 6:15 am)

5.8
Fair
762 reviews
8.0
Very good
1,399 reviews

Boarding

8.3

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.2

Crew

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Really nothing. There was no food involved and I did not participate in any entertainment but the flight attendant who wins the gold star is Ralph on my flight from Portland to Sacramento! (7/24 take off at 6:15 am)

Related info for your journey

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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 20 flights from Sacramento Intl to Denver per day from 4 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 Spirit Airlines for just $82, but on average you can expect to pay $101.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Denver for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Denver under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Denver is less than $289.

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: Thursday, Friday.

How popular is this Sacramento to Denver flight route?

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

On average 2 flights depart from Sacramento to Denver per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Denver?

Airlines like Spirit Airlines and Frontier fly from Sacramento to Denver in about 5h 21m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 7h 49m. 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 $82, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Sacramento to Denver and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Frontier for as low as $84. Spirit Airlines is priced at 69% 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 $49 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Spirit Airlines from $53 and United Airlines from $183 one-way.

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

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: SkyWest Airlines (100%), SWISS (100%), United Airlines( 96%).

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Denver?

The cheapest flight price from Sacramento to Denver is $71. On average you can expect to pay $861. The most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Denver Intl), can usually be booked for $67.

What does SMF to DEN mean?

These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Sacramento Intl Airport to Denver Intl Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a SMF to DEN flight.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Sacramento to Denver

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
FrontierCheapest$41Average$128FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$84Average$159FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%
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United AirlinesCheapest$139Average$333FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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DeltaCheapest$195Average$276FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Denver

Find hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Denver. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated November 30, 2023.
14%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
63%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
20%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
3%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
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6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Sacramento to Denver

Explore weekly flight availability from Sacramento to Denver. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated November 30, 2023.
Sunday14daily flights
Monday25daily flights
Tuesday20daily flights
Wednesday22daily flights
Thursday24daily flights
Friday23daily flights
Saturday13daily flights

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