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Cheap flights from Denver to Sacramento (DEN - SMF)

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

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

DEN - SMF
Price
$137 - $266
SMF
Temperature
55.4 - 95 °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 to Sacramento

One-way from

$83

One-way flight from Denver to Sacramento

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Denver to Sacramento?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 53% 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?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 7% 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 35 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 Denver to Sacramento 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $99, or $105 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

August can be a great time to fly to Sacramento from Denver with a flight ticket averaging about $108. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $48. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Denver to Sacramento (DEN - SMF)?

When flying from Denver to Sacramento, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 41% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Denver to Sacramento in January, February 2021

The best prices found for DEN to SMF flights for January, February
27 Feb - 3 Mar
$35pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$38pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$39pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Denver to Sacramento 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Denver found for this year
27 Feb - 3 Mar
$35pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$38pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$39pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Denver

Save time with Denver to Sacramento direct flight deals
27 Feb - 3 Mar
$35pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$38pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
5 Feb - 7 Feb
$39pp
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
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$38pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$58pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
29 Jan - 1 Feb
$59pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

One-way flights to Sacramento from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to Sacramento
6:15 am - 7:55 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
2h 40m
DEN - SMF
United Airlines
$83
United
10:45 am - 2:07 pm
Delta
1 Stop
4h 22m
DEN - SMF
Delta
$89
Delta
7:40 am - 1:25 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
6h 45m
DEN - SMF
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Denver to Sacramento

Are flight prices decreasing from Denver to Sacramento due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Denver and Sacramento for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, Frontier, 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 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 $35, but on average you can expect to pay $59.

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 $61.

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.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 230 users have taken a look at flights from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl.

Does it rain more in Denver or Sacramento?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Denver is typically less than Sacramento. We can gather that this will continue over the next 5 days.

Is Denver weather warmer or cooler than Sacramento?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 95 °F range in July. The weather in Sacramento is generally hotter than Denver's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Denver to Sacramento?

A quick flight from Denver to Sacramento can take about 2h 31m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $97. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Denver to Sacramento round-trip from $35. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is United Airlines. You may be able to fly from Denver to Sacramento for 82% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $19 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $49 and American Airlines from $66 one-way.

Alternative routes for Denver to Sacramento

Destination information for Sacramento

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Denver to Sacramento
Flight duration
2h 27m
Average temperature for January in Sacramento
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Sacramento
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 7 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.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$50 $137 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$63 $159 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$87 $172 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$67 $190 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$139 $253 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$111 $280 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$135 $469 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Denver to Sacramento

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 47% of DEN to SMF departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 31% of DEN to SMF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 21% of DEN to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of DEN to SMF departures
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Denver to Sacramento
Sunday
14 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
14 daily flights
Saturday
10 daily flights
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