Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Durham

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Durham are usually found in August or January, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Durham

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to RDU flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Durham flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Durham.
SMF - DU8
Price
$262 - $494
DU8
Temperature
39.2 - 78.8 °F
DU8
Precipitation
3 - 4.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$262

From Sacramento Intl to Durham

One-way from

$158

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Durham

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 Durham?

To save on the cost of your flight from Sacramento to Durham, book at least 37 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 17% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $396 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $447.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Durham. Flights to Durham from Sacramento in August are about $383 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $177.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Durham (SMF - DU8)?

When flying from Sacramento to Durham, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Durham in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SMF to Durham flights for October, November
9 Nov - 10 Nov
$123pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$130pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$172pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Durham 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Durham from Sacramento found for this year
9 Nov - 10 Nov
$123pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$130pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
13 Nov - 17 Nov
$172pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Durham

Late deals on round-trip flights to Durham from Sacramento, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$195pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$205pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
29 Oct - 2 Nov
$323pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Durham from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Durham
7:14 am - 5:08 pm
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
30h 54m
SMF - RDU
Spirit Airlines
$158
Gotogate
7:43 pm - 5:51 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 08m
SMF - RDU
American Airlines
4:15 am - 1:16 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
18h 01m
SMF - RDU
Multiple Airlines
$173
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Durham

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

Located just 9.4 mi from the city center, Sacramento Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Durham from Sacramento. Booking flights from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Durham should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Durham from 7 different airlines.

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

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Durham for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Durham for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $193.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to Durham for under $200?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Sacramento to Durham within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Sacramento to Durham flight route?

Flights from Sacramento Intl to Durham have been viewed 20 times in the past calendar month.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Frontier. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $70. Users have also found prices from $115 and $160 on Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Durham?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to Durham is generally $620, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $110. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Raleigh Raleigh-Durham), you can expect to pay $222 for that flight.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Durham

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Durham.

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

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

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Durham

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Durham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Sacramento to Durham

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Destination information for Durham

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Durham.
Average temperature for October in Durham
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Durham
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Durham

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Top 6 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Durham

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Durham 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
Frontier
$104 $245 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$150 $387 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$166 $475 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$166 $364 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$167 $455 No cancel fee N/A
Spirit Airlines
$246 $414 No cancel fee 65%
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