Cheap flights from Sacramento to Houston (SMF - IAH)

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Houston are usually found in August or July, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to IAH flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
SMF - HO1
Price
$198 - $351
HO1
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
HO1
Precipitation
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Average price

$256

Average for round-trip flights in setiembre 2021

Round-trip from

$198

From Sacramento Intl to Houston

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 Houston?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 24% 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 Houston?

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 37 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sacramento to Houston within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $362.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Houston from Sacramento. Users have commonly found prices around $369 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $99. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Houston (SMF - HO1)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sacramento to Houston in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 30% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Houston in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SMF to IAH flights for September, October
6 Oct - 15 Oct
$69pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
4 Oct - 20 Oct
$98pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$99pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Sacramento found for this year
6 Oct - 15 Oct
$69pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
4 Oct - 20 Oct
$98pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
16 Oct - 18 Oct
$99pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Houston from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Houston direct flight deals
14 Oct - 18 Oct
$285pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
9 Oct - 13 Oct
$305pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Oct - 10 Oct
$325pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Sacramento, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 6 Oct
$98pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
27 Sep - 11 Oct
$110pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
27 Sep - 11 Oct
$115pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Houston

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

Most people fly from Sacramento Intl (SMF) if they book a flight from Sacramento to Houston. On average, Sacramento Intl has 2 outbound flights to Houston per day from 7 airlines. Sacramento Intl is conveniently located just 9.4 mi from Sacramento’s city center.

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

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento to Houston 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 Houston 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Houston for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $303, but on average you can expect to pay $348.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Houston under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Houston is less than $425.

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

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

How popular is this Sacramento to Houston flight route?

Flights from Sacramento Intl to Houston have been viewed 53 times in the past calendar month.

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

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $303. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $349 round trip.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $62. While the most popular route (Sacramento Intl - Houston Hobby) can be booked for $101 on average our data indicates $588 when flying from Sacramento to Houston

What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to Houston?

Consider SkyWest Airlines (100%), Mesa Airlines (90%) or United Airlines (85%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Sacramento to Houston.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

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

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

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

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 Houston.

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

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

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Houston

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

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

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Alternative routes for Sacramento to Houston

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

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Houston.
Average temperature for September in Houston
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Houston 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
$75 $209 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$90 $194 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$137 $382 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$150 $349 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$208 $354 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Houston.
Morning 6 AM to noon 61% of SMF to IAH departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of SMF to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of SMF to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SMF to IAH departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Houston.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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