Cheap flights from Sacramento to New York (SMF - NYC)

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to New York are usually found in January or August, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to NYC flight in 2022: compare Sacramento to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
SMF - NYC
Price
$267 - $385
NYC
Temperature
33.8 - 77 °F
NYC
Rainfall
2.8 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$267

From Sacramento Intl to New York (NYC)

One-way from

$143

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to New York (NYC)

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 New York?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 30 days in advance to save up to 88% 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 30 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 New York 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $392, or $593 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to New York (SMF - NYC)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sacramento to New York in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 32% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to New York in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SMF to NYC flights for May, June
2 Jun - 3 Jun
$447pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
2 Jun - 3 Jun
$461pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
3 Jun - 4 Jun
$468pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Sacramento found for this year
19 Sep - 11 Oct
$286pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
1 Dec - 7 Dec
$286pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
12 Sep - 21 Sep
$287pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to New York from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to New York direct flight deals
20 Sep - 28 Sep
$304pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
16 Aug - 24 Aug
$323pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$328pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Sacramento, departing today and this week
28 May - 6 Jun
$461pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
28 May - 5 Jun
$467pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
28 May - 4 Jun
$480pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to New York from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to New York
2:15 am - 4:31 pm
Delta
1 Stop
11h 16m
SMF - JFK
Delta
$143
Delta
2:00 am - 3:31 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
22h 31m
SMF - JFK
Alaska Airlines
8:30 pm - 9:55 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
10h 25m
SMF - LGA
United Airlines
$180
United

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to New York

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sacramento to New York?

For a flight from Sacramento to New York, you will be flying from Sacramento Intl. Sacramento Intl (SMF) is just 9.4 mi from the center of the city. Sacramento Intl is the only Sacramento airport and it handles 4 outbound flights to New York per day. 10 airlines have flights to New York from Sacramento Intl on a regular basis.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sacramento Intl to New York that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, JetBlue, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to New York for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to New York for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $286, but on average you can expect to pay $301.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to New York for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to New York under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to New York is less than $367.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to New York for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to New York within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to New York, with prices starting at $286. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and JetBlue, with the lowest prices starting at $286 and $296, respectively. Delta is 5% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $143 on Delta. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $143 and JetBlue from $144 one-way.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to New York?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Sacramento to New York are Qatar Airways (100%), JetBlue (75%) and Emirates (51%).

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to New York?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to New York is generally $644, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $201. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl), you can expect to pay $286 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from Sacramento to New York?

While some choose either Sacramento Intl - Newark or Sacramento Intl - New York LaGuardia, Sacramento Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl is the most popular route from Sacramento to New York.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York, NY

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New York from Sacramento?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Sacramento from New York?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Sacramento Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Sacramento to New York

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

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to New York.
Flight duration from SMF to New York
5h 48m
Average temperature for May in New York
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New York
3.8 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Top 8 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to New York 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $22 No cancel fee 66%

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

Spirit Airlines
$72 $341 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$107 $394 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$113 $370 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$122 $298 No cancel fee 75%
Sun Country Air
$128 $235 No cancel fee 83%
JetBlue
$132 $351 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$135 $347 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards New York.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of SMF to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of SMF to NYC departures
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to New York.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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