Cheap flights from Durham to Sacramento (SMF)

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The best prices from Durham to Sacramento Intl are usually found in August or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Durham to Sacramento (SMF)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SMF flight in 2022: compare Durham to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
DU8 - SMF
Price
$265 - $441
SMF
Temperature
46.4 - 75.2 °F
SMF
Precipitation
0 - 3.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$265

From Durham to Sacramento Intl

One-way from

$162

One-way flight from Durham 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 month to fly from Durham to Sacramento?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Sacramento. Flights to Sacramento from Durham in September are about $358 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $156.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 32 days in advance, which can save you up to 31% on flights from Durham to Sacramento compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 32 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 $400. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $470.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Durham to Sacramento (DU8 - SMF)?

When flying from Durham to Sacramento, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Durham to Sacramento in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Durham to SMF flights for January, February
10 Feb - 14 Feb
$129pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
15 Feb - 26 Feb
$131pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$142pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Durham to Sacramento 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Durham found for this year
10 Feb - 14 Feb
$129pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
15 Feb - 26 Feb
$131pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
28 Jan - 31 Jan
$142pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Durham to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from Durham, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 22 Jan
$202pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
21 Jan - 23 Jan
$254pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
21 Jan - 23 Jan
$260pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Durham

The cheapest one-way flights from Durham to Sacramento
2:15 am - 10:53 am
Delta
1 Stop
11h 38m
RDU - SMF
Delta
$162
Delta
9:18 am - 2:45 am
Frontier
2 Stops
20h 27m
RDU - SMF
Frontier
$178
Kiwi.com
4:31 pm - 2:24 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
24h 53m
RDU - SMF
Spirit Airlines
$200
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Durham to Sacramento

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sacramento from Durham?

If you book a flight to Sacramento from Durham, you will be flying to Sacramento Intl, which is the city’s only airport. Sacramento Intl (SMF) is located 9.4 mi from the center of Sacramento. There are 0 flights from Durham to Sacramento Intl per day from 7 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Durham to Sacramento Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Durham to Sacramento for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $129, but on average you can expect to pay $182.

Are there last-minute flights available from Durham to Sacramento for under $300?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Durham to Sacramento within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Durham to Sacramento flight route?

The Durham to Sacramento Intl flight path was viewed by 27 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 to fly from Durham to Sacramento one-way?

$81 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and Delta, with prices starting from $98 and $142, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Durham to Sacramento?

The cheapest flight price from Durham to Sacramento is $120. On average you can expect to pay $586. The most popular route, (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Sacramento Intl), can usually be booked for $165.

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

Major Airline, American Airlines and JetBlue are the most popular airlines when flying from Durham to Sacramento.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sacramento, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Durham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

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

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

Returning to Durham from Sacramento Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Durham.

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

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Alternative routes for Durham 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 Durham to Sacramento.
Average temperature for January in Sacramento
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Sacramento
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Durham

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU)

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 5 airlines flying from Durham to Sacramento Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Durham 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
$109 $238 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$152 $371 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$157 $438 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$167 $469 No cancel fee 71%
Spirit Airlines
$240 $385 No cancel fee 65%
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