Cheap flights from Denver to Sacramento (DEN - SMF)

DEN — SMF
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl are usually found in February or January, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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 2023: compare Denver to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.

DEN - SMF

Price

$184 - $336

SMF

Temperature

46.4 - 75.2 °F

SMF

Rainfall

0 - 3.6 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Round-trip from$184From Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl
One-way from$89One-way flight from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl

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

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 32% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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 43 days in advance, which can save you up to 26% on flights from Denver to Sacramento compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 43 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 $216. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $274.

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

Our data shows that January tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sacramento from Denver. Users have commonly found prices around $225 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $81. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

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 42% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Denver to Sacramento in February, March 2023

The best prices found for DEN to SMF flights for February, March
Mar 1 - Mar 8
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 25m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 1 - Mar 7
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

3h 59m
$66

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 1 - Mar 7
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

4h 31m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

7h 10m
$68

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Denver to Sacramento 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Denver found for this year
Mar 1 - Mar 8
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 25m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 1 - Mar 7
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

3h 59m
$66

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 1 - Mar 7
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

4h 31m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

7h 10m
$68

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Cheap Frontier flights from Denver to Sacramento

Mar 1 - Mar 8
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 25m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 22 - Feb 25
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$69

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 25 - Mar 8
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 25m
$70

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Cheap Spirit Airlines flights from Denver to Sacramento

Mar 1 - Mar 7
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

4h 31m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

7h 10m
$68

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 1 - Mar 7
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

13h 18m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

5h 13m
$71

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Mar 1 - Mar 8
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

8h 20m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

6h 54m
$76

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 2/1

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Denver

Save time with Denver to Sacramento direct flight deals
Mar 1 - Mar 8
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 25m
$60

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 22 - Feb 25
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$69

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 25 - Mar 8
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 25m
$70

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Last minute flights from Denver to Sacramento

Late deals on return flights to Sacramento from Denver, departing today and this week
Feb 7 - Feb 9
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

4h 54m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

8h 25m
$98

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Feb 11 - Feb 22
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 46m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

Nonstop

2h 31m
$99

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Feb 9 - Feb 14
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

13h 18m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

DEN

Denver Intl

1 stop

13h 10m
$100

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

One-way flights to Sacramento from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to Sacramento
Mar 1
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

2h 45m
$31

Frontier

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Mar 22
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

5h 08m
$34

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/31

Mar 1
DEN

Denver Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

10h 30m
$35

Spirit Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Sacramento

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews

Comfort

7.4

Crew

8.0

Overall

7.4

Entertainment

7.1

Food

6.6

Boarding

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wi-fi doesn't work most of the time, they could make it better.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews

Comfort

7.4

Crew

8.0

Overall

7.4

Entertainment

7.1

Food

6.6

Boarding

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wi-fi doesn't work most of the time, they could make it better.

Spirit Airlines
6.9
Okay
716 reviews
American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews

Comfort

7.4

Crew

8.0

Overall

7.4

Entertainment

7.1

Food

6.6

Boarding

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wi-fi doesn't work most of the time, they could make it better.

Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews
American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews

Comfort

7.4

Crew

8.0

Overall

7.4

Entertainment

7.1

Food

6.6

Boarding

7.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Wi-fi doesn't work most of the time, they could make it better.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Denver to Sacramento flights.

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 15 flights from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl, all of which are around 2h 32m 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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Denver to Sacramento for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $60, but on average you can expect to pay $76.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Denver to Sacramento under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Denver to Sacramento is less than $101.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Denver to Sacramento?

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

How popular is this Denver to Sacramento flight route?

The Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl flight path was viewed by 30 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 13 flights depart from Denver to Sacramento per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 8% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 46% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 8% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 38% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Denver to Sacramento?

Departing from Denver to Sacramento will take you 2h 45m. 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 Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Sacramento, with prices starting at $60. Another option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $68 round trip. Users have found that Frontier is 76% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Denver to Sacramento are Frontier ($31), Spirit Airlines ($34), and American Airlines ($89).

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: Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Delta.

What are the most reliable airlines from Denver to Sacramento?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Denver to Sacramento are United Airlines (74%), Air Canada (72%) and Lufthansa (72%).

What are the cheapest flights from Denver to Sacramento?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $37. While the most popular route (Denver Intl - Sacramento Intl) can be booked for $66 on average our data indicates $486 when flying from Denver to Sacramento.

Alternative routes for Denver to Sacramento

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Top 4 airlines flying from Denver to Sacramento

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$22FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$62Average$171FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$98Average$192FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$148Average$329FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Denver to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from Denver to Sacramento
2%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
32%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
29%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
37%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday6daily flights
Monday19daily flights
Tuesday15daily flights
Wednesday20daily flights
Thursday20daily flights
Friday16daily flights
Saturday10daily flights
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