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 Wednesday or Friday and return on a Saturday

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 2021: 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
Precipitation
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

$63

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.
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 50% 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 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.

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 40% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Denver to Sacramento in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DEN to SMF flights for October, November
3 Nov - 13 Nov
$66pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
1 Nov - 6 Nov
$77pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$78pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl

Denver Intl to Sacramento 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Denver found for this year
3 Nov - 13 Nov
$66pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
1 Nov - 6 Nov
$77pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$78pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 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
1 Nov - 1 Nov
$93pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
17 Nov - 6 Dec
$94pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
29 Oct - 31 Oct
$103pp
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
27 Oct - 1 Nov
$86pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$93pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
DEN
Denver Intl
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$98pp
DEN
Denver Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEN
Denver Intl

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Denver

The cheapest one-way flights from Denver to Sacramento
1:49 pm - 8:05 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
19h 16m
DEN - SMF
Multiple Airlines
$63
Kiwi.com
5:35 pm - 3:31 am
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 56m
DEN - SMF
Frontier
$74
Kiwi.com
1:03 am - 5:02 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 59m
DEN - SMF
American Airlines

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 16 flights from Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl, all of which are around 2h 31m 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 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 Spirit Airlines for just $77, but on average you can expect to pay $96.

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 $138.

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 Denver to Sacramento flight route?

The Denver Intl to Sacramento Intl flight path was viewed by 149 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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 $77. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Frontier and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $93 and $117, respectively. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 61% 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 Spirit Airlines ($31), Frontier ($49), and American Airlines ($76).

What are the cheapest flights from Denver to Sacramento?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $63. While the most popular route (Denver Intl - Sacramento Intl) can be booked for $78 on average our data indicates $439 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 United Airlines (82%), Air Canada (81%) and Frontier (78%).

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 Alaska Airlines.

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 72 hours 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 72 hours 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.
Flight duration from DEN to SMF
2h 33m
Average temperature for October in Sacramento
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Sacramento
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Denver

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 7 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
Spirit Airlines
$50 $137 No cancel fee 65%
Frontier
$63 $159 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$67 $190 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$87 $172 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$111 $280 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$135 $469 No cancel fee 63%
Alaska Airlines
$139 $253 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Denver to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from Denver towards Sacramento.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 45% of DEN to SMF departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of DEN to SMF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 21% of DEN to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% 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
18 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
13 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
18 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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