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

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

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to LAX flight in 2021: 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
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$127

From Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles

One-way from

$81

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles (SMF - LAX)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 33% on flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

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.

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 Saturday. 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.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SMF to LAX flights for October, November
16 Nov - 17 Nov
$112pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$116pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Nov - 11 Nov
$117pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Sacramento found for this year
16 Nov - 17 Nov
$112pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
15 Nov - 17 Nov
$116pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Nov - 11 Nov
$117pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Los Angeles direct flight deals
8 Nov - 11 Nov
$117pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
10 Nov - 16 Nov
$127pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Nov - 19 Nov
$128pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from Sacramento, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$130pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$138pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
3 Nov - 3 Nov
$141pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles
2:00 am - 3:42 am
Alaska Airlines
Nonstop
1h 42m
SMF - LAX
Alaska Airlines
$81
mytrip.com
8:43 pm - 10:07 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
13h 24m
SMF - LAX
American Airlines
1:00 am - 3:30 am
Boutique Air
1 Stop
2h 30m
SMF - LAX
Boutique Air
$92
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sacramento</span> to <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Los Angeles

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 46 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 11 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $126.

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 $167.

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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Sacramento to Los Angeles flight route?

Flights from Sacramento Intl to Los Angeles have been viewed 226 times in the past calendar month.

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

Per day, 26 flights depart from Sacramento to Los Angeles on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 23% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 8% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 54% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 15% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Los Angeles?

Delta, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines can get you from Sacramento to Los Angeles in just under 1h 30m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 05m. 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 $97. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Spirit Airlines, from $112, and American Airlines, from $126. You may be able to fly from Sacramento to Los Angeles for 33% 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 Spirit Airlines ($54), Delta ($59), and American Airlines ($68).

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 cheapest flights from Sacramento to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to Los Angeles is generally $253, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $48. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $116 for that flight.

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

Consider Fiji Airways (100%), KLM (95%) or Air France (95%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Sacramento to Los Angeles.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Sacramento?

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

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

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 Los Angeles.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Sacramento from Los Angeles?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Los Angeles

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

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

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Alternative routes for Sacramento to Los Angeles

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

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Los Angeles.
Flight duration from SMF to LAX
1h 32m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 10 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$49 $129 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$58 $152 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$68 $181 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$68 $168 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$69 $165 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$73 $187 No cancel fee 63%
Alaska Airlines
$73 $253 No cancel fee 75%
JSX
$148 $320 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by JSX. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Boutique Air
$223 $257 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Boutique Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Linear Air Taxi
$1,645 $4,663 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Los Angeles.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 32% of SMF to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 24% of SMF to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 24% of SMF to LAX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 20% of SMF to LAX departures
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.
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
53 daily flights
Tuesday
57 daily flights
Wednesday
52 daily flights
Thursday
49 daily flights
Friday
49 daily flights
Saturday
35 daily flights
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