Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to Sacramento (SMF)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to SMF flight in 2022: compare Illinois to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Illinois to Sacramento?

Flights from Illinois to Sacramento lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Illinois to Sacramento in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $161.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to Sacramento (IL - SMF)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Illinois to Sacramento as you normally would.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 80% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Illinois to Sacramento within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $448.

Cheap flights from Illinois to Sacramento in July, August 2022

The best prices found for Illinois to SMF flights for July, August
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$167pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
24 Aug - 25 Aug
$200pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
23 Aug - 27 Aug
$204pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway

Illinois to Sacramento 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Illinois found for this year
23 Aug - 30 Aug
$167pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
7 Sep - 14 Sep
$168pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
24 Aug - 25 Aug
$200pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Illinois

Save time with Illinois to Sacramento direct flight deals
9 Sep - 12 Sep
$390pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Nov - 14 Nov
$401pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Aug - 28 Aug
$411pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Illinois to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from Illinois, departing today and this week
13 Jul - 17 Jul
$263pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
13 Jul - 16 Jul
$276pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis
10 Jul - 12 Jul
$292pp
STL
Lambert-St Louis
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STL
Lambert-St Louis

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Sacramento
8:59 am - 4:14 am
Frontier
1 Stop
21h 15m
STL - SMF
Frontier
$139
Kiwi.com
8:59 am - 6:21 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
11h 22m
STL - SMF
Multiple Airlines
$152
Kiwi.com
10:40 am - 6:21 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
9h 41m
ORD - SMF
Spirit Airlines
$153
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Sacramento

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

Most people fly into Sacramento Intl (SMF) if they book a flight to Sacramento from Illinois. Sacramento Intl is conveniently located just 9.4 mi from Sacramento’s city center.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, 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 Illinois to Sacramento for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Sacramento for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $167, but on average you can expect to pay $222.

Are there nonstop flights from Illinois to Sacramento for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Illinois to Sacramento under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Illinois to Sacramento is less than $449.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Sacramento within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from Illinois to Sacramento?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.

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

7 flight departures from Illinois to Sacramento per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Illinois to Sacramento?

Departing from Illinois to Sacramento will take you 9h 43m. There are 1787 mi between Illinois and Sacramento. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $100. Spirit Airlines flights start at $115 while deals on Delta start at $152 one-way.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Illinois to Sacramento are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Illinois to Sacramento?

The most popular route from Illinois to Sacramento is Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sacramento Intl. You may also consider Chicago Midway - Sacramento Intl or Lambert-St Louis - Sacramento Intl.

What are the most reliable airlines from Illinois to Sacramento?

Before booking your flight to Sacramento from Illinois, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: United Airlines (82%), Scandinavian Airlines (81%), Lufthansa( 81%).

What are the cheapest flights from Illinois to Sacramento?

The cheapest flight price from Illinois to Sacramento is $119. On average you can expect to pay $598. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Sacramento Intl), can usually be booked for $238.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sacramento, CA

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Sacramento Intl.

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

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

Returning to Illinois from Sacramento Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Illinois.

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

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Departure points for flights from Illinois to Sacramento

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Destination information for Sacramento

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Illinois to Sacramento.
Average temperature for July in Sacramento
95.0 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Sacramento
0.0 ″

Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 7 airlines flying from Illinois to Sacramento Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$66 $190 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$88 $222 No cancel fee 65%
Sun Country Air
$131 $195 No cancel fee 83%
Delta
$153 $425 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$180 $524 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$207 $492 No cancel fee 69%
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