Cheap flights from Sacramento to Phoenix (SMF - PHX)

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Phoenix are usually found in August or May, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Phoenix (PHX)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to PHX flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Phoenix flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Phoenix.
SMF - PH1
Price
$197 - $272
PH1
Temperature
55.4 - 95 °F
PH1
Precipitation
0 - 1.1 inches

Popular in

March

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$197

From Sacramento Intl to Phoenix

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Phoenix

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Phoenix?

Flights from Sacramento to Phoenix lean towards being more expensive in November. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sacramento to Phoenix in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $78.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Phoenix (SMF - PH1)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sacramento to Phoenix at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 60% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 62% by booking at least 29 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 Phoenix within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $261.

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

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 28% on the overall cost on flights from Sacramento to Phoenix.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Phoenix in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SMF to PHX flights for October, November
11 Nov - 18 Nov
$64pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$70pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$73pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Phoenix 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Phoenix from Sacramento found for this year
11 Nov - 18 Nov
$64pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$70pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$73pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Phoenix from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Phoenix direct flight deals
11 Nov - 18 Nov
$64pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
20 Jan - 23 Jan
$68pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 Nov - 21 Nov
$70pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Phoenix

Late deals on round-trip flights to Phoenix from Sacramento, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$64pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$73pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
4 Nov - 7 Nov
$78pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Phoenix from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Phoenix
3:05 pm - 7:28 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 23m
SMF - PHX
Delta
$78
Delta
4:33 pm - 6:57 am
Frontier
2 Stops
14h 24m
SMF - PHX
Frontier
$113
Kiwi.com
10:00 am - 3:41 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
16h 41m
SMF - PHX
Spirit Airlines
$116
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Phoenix

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

Sacramento Intl (SMF) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Sacramento to Phoenix. You should not have trouble finding flights to Phoenix from Sacramento Intl; the airport handles an average of 19 outbound flights to Phoenix per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 9 airlines have flights from the Sacramento airport to Phoenix. It is only a 9.4 mi journey to Sacramento Intl (SMF) from Sacramento’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Phoenix 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 Phoenix for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Phoenix for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $64, but on average you can expect to pay $83.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Phoenix for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Phoenix under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Phoenix is less than $83.

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

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

How popular is this Sacramento to Phoenix flight route?

Within the past month, 78 users have taken a look at flights from Sacramento Intl to Phoenix.

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Phoenix, with prices starting at $64. Another option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at $92 round trip. You may be able to fly from Sacramento to Phoenix for 72% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $34. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Sacramento to Phoenix for a low price.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to Phoenix?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Sacramento to Phoenix are Frontier (91%), American Airlines (86%) and Alaska Airlines (85%).

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Phoenix?

While on average a flight from Sacramento to Phoenix is generally $436, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $74. When looking at the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl), you can expect to pay $83 for that flight.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Sacramento to Phoenix are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Phoenix, AZ

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

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

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

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 Phoenix.

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

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

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Phoenix

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

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

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Alternative routes for Sacramento to Phoenix

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

Destination information for Phoenix

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Phoenix.
Flight duration from SMF to Phoenix
2h 02m
Average temperature for October in Phoenix
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Phoenix
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Phoenix

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Phoenix 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
$55 $171 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$57 $326 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$102 $190 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$130 $229 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$155 $332 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Phoenix

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Phoenix.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 49% of SMF to PHX departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 25% of SMF to PHX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 22% of SMF to PHX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of SMF to PHX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Phoenix
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Phoenix.
Sunday
19 daily flights
Monday
21 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
18 daily flights
Thursday
20 daily flights
Friday
21 daily flights
Saturday
18 daily flights
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