Cheap flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles (SMF - LAX)

SMF — LAX
May 18 — May 251

The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles are usually found in May or July, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sacramento to Los Angeles

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

SMF - LAX

Price

$127 - $174

LAX

Temperature

57.2 - 73.4 °F

LAX

Rainfall

0 - 3.4 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Round-trip from$127From Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles
One-way from$99One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles

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

Flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles are found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Los Angeles.

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

To save up to 106% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sacramento to Los Angeles from $180 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $272 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in November. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Sacramento in July are about $142 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $96.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles (SMF - LAX)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 10% on flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SMF to LAX flights for May, June
May 21 - May 24
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 38m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
$158

Delta

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Deal found 10/5/22

May 25 - May 26
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

11h 53m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

11h 11m
$159

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 12/5/22

May 26 - May 28
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

4h 59m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

3h 56m
$163

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 10/5/22

Sacramento to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Sacramento found for this year
Sep 7 - Sep 10
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 25m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
$138

Delta

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Deal found 13/5/22

Sep 7 - Sep 10
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 38m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$147

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13/5/22

Jul 4 - Aug 24
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 25m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$153

Delta

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Deal found 12/5/22

Cheap Delta flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles

Sep 7 - Sep 10
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 25m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
$138

Delta

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Deal found 13/5/22

Jul 4 - Aug 24
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 25m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$153

Delta

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Deal found 12/5/22

May 23 - May 24
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 30m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
$158

Delta

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Deal found 10/5/22

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Sacramento to Los Angeles is Delta. Flights from Delta traveling this route typically cost $206.80 RT. This price is typically 67% cheaper than other airlines that offer Sacramento to Los Angeles flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $97. Sacramento Intl Airport is the most common Sacramento airport to take off from when flying to Los Angeles. Los Angeles Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Los Angeles. When flying from Sacramento to Los Angeles, Delta flights are 34% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles

Sep 7 - Sep 8
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 38m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 35m
$172

United Airlines

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Deal found 12/5/22

Oct 4 - Oct 12
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

6h 52m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

4h 04m
$181

United Airlines

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Deal found 13/5/22

May 25 - Jun 1
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 40m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
$193

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

  • If you’re traveling from Sacramento to Los Angeles, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $206.80 RT. This price is typically 83% more expensive than other airlines that offer Sacramento to Los Angeles flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $103. The most popular departure airport in Sacramento when flying to Los Angeles is Sacramento Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Los Angeles is Los Angeles Airport. When flying from Sacramento to Los Angeles, United Airlines flights are 34% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Los Angeles direct flight deals
Sep 7 - Sep 10
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 25m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 22m
$138

Delta

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Deal found 13/5/22

Jul 4 - Aug 24
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 25m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$153

Delta

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Deal found 12/5/22

May 23 - May 24
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 30m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
$158

Delta

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Deal found 10/5/22

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from Sacramento, departing today and this week
May 21 - May 24
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 38m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
$158

Delta

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Deal found 10/5/22

May 21 - May 24
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 38m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 27m
$173

Delta

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Deal found 10/5/22

May 18 - May 18
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

7h 18m
LAX

Los Angeles

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
$174

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Aug 2
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 25m
$59

Delta

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Deal found 12/5/22

Aug 30
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

3h 48m
$68

United Airlines

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Deal found 13/5/22

Aug 30
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

1h 25m
$69

Delta

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Deal found 10/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sacramento to Los Angeles flights.

What airports do I use to fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles?

Booking a flight from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Los Angeles (LAX) is your only option if you wish to fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles. On a typical day, there are 48 flights from Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles, all of which are around 1h 25m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 14 airlines when you book a flight from Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $138, but on average you can expect to pay $168.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Los Angeles is less than $193.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Sacramento to Los Angeles?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Sacramento to Los Angeles flight route?

Flights from Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles have been viewed 64 times in the past calendar month.

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

Per day, 14 flights depart from Sacramento to Los Angeles on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 64% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 36% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Los Angeles?

Delta, Spirit Airlines, and United Airlines can get you from Sacramento to Los Angeles in just under 1h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 10h 28m. Sacramento and Los Angeles are separated by a distance of 375 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles round-trip from $138. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $159, and United Airlines, from $172. You may be able to fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles for 5% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Sacramento to Los Angeles are Delta ($59), United Airlines ($68), and Spirit Airlines ($75).

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

Boutique Air, Major Airline and American Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Sacramento to Los Angeles.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to Los Angeles?

Consider Fiji Airways (100%), Qantas Airways (100%) or American Airlines (97%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Sacramento to Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to Los Angeles is generally $299, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $74. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $138 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Sacramento to Los Angeles

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Top 5 airlines flying from Sacramento to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Los Angeles choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$17Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$32Average$232FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$49Average$84FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$56Average$117FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$69Average$165FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento to Los Angeles
21%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
45%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
27%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
7%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Sacramento to Los Angeles

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Los Angeles
Sunday52daily flights
Monday52daily flights
Tuesday51daily flights
Wednesday53daily flights
Thursday58daily flights
Friday49daily flights
Saturday27daily flights