Cheap flights from Denver to Sacramento (DEN - SMF)

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The best prices from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl are usually found in August or April, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Denver (DEN) to Sacramento (SMF)

All the information you need to plan the best DEN to SMF flight in 2022: compare Denver to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
DEN - SMF
Price
$137 - $266
SMF
Temperature
46.4 - 75.2 °F
SMF
Rainfall
0 - 3.6 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$137

From Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl

One-way from

$123

One-way flight from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl

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 Denver to Sacramento (DEN - SMF)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Denver to Sacramento in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 25% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 15 days in advance, which can save you up to 15% on flights from Denver to Sacramento compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 15 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $159. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $197.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sacramento from Denver. Users have commonly found prices around $176 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $76. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 31% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Denver to Sacramento in May, June 2022

The best prices found for DEN to SMF flights for May, June
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$144pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
7 Jun - 7 Jun
$153pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$159pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl

Denver Intl to Sacramento 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Denver found for this year
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$144pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
7 Jun - 7 Jun
$153pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
7 Jun - 8 Jun
$159pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Denver

Save time with Denver to Sacramento direct flight deals
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$220pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$231pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
6 Jun - 7 Jun
$260pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Last minute flights from Denver to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from Denver, departing today and this week
4 Jun - 7 Jun
$160pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
4 Jun - 8 Jun
$166pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
4 Jun - 6 Jun
$173pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to Sacramento
3:49 pm - 1:33 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
22h 44m
DEN - SMF
Multiple Airlines
$123
Kiwi.com
3:40 pm - 9:49 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
19h 09m
DEN - SMF
Spirit Airlines
$125
Gotogate
7:00 pm - 8:04 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 04m
DEN - SMF
Frontier
$126
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Denver to Sacramento

What airports do I use to fly from Denver to Sacramento?

Booking a flight from Denver Intl (DEN) to Sacramento Intl (SMF) is your only option if you wish to fly from Denver to Sacramento. On a typical day, there are 18 flights from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl, all of which are around 2h 27m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 8 airlines when you book a flight from Denver Intl to Sacramento.

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

United Airlines, Frontier, and Spirit 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Denver to Sacramento for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $144, but on average you can expect to pay $177.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Denver to Sacramento under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Denver to Sacramento is less than $284.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Denver to Sacramento?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Denver to Sacramento flight route?

The Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl flight path was viewed by 37 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

On average 8 flights depart from Denver to Sacramento per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 88% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 13% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Denver to Sacramento?

Departing from Denver to Sacramento will take you 4h 11m. Airlines will cover a distance of 912 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Sacramento, with prices starting at $160. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $163 round trip. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 19% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from Denver to Sacramento?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $48. While the most popular route (Denver Intl - Sacramento Intl) can be booked for $144 on average our data indicates $504 when flying from Denver to Sacramento.

What are the most reliable airlines from Denver to Sacramento?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Denver to Sacramento are SkyWest Airlines (100%), United Airlines (83%) and Air Canada (80%).

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

Before booking your flight from Denver to Sacramento check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Delta.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sacramento, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Denver 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 Sacramento Intl.

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

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

Returning to Denver Intl from Sacramento Intl

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 Denver Intl.

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

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Alternative routes for Denver to Sacramento

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

Destination information for Sacramento

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Denver to Sacramento.
Average temperature for May in Sacramento
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Sacramento
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 5 airlines flying from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Denver to Sacramento 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
$49 $146 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$59 $135 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$104 $240 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$107 $154 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$117 $236 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Denver to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from Denver towards Sacramento.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 46% of DEN to SMF departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of DEN to SMF departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of DEN to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of DEN to SMF departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Denver to Sacramento
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Denver to Sacramento.
Sunday
18 daily flights
Monday
20 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
20 daily flights
Thursday
19 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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