Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento (LAX - SMF)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Sacramento are usually found in April or July, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento (SMF)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to SMF flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
LAX - SMF
Price
$117 - $180
SMF
Temperature
55.4 - 95 °F
SMF
Rainfall
0 - 3.6 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$117

From Los Angeles to Sacramento

One-way from

$49

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 16% 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento at least 35 days early can save you up to 7% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 35 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento for as little as $99 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $105 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

August can be a great time to fly to Sacramento from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento (LAX - SMF)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 3% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento in June, July 2021

The best prices found for LAX to SMF flights for June, July
6 Jul - 13 Jul
$121pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Jul - 11 Jul
$129pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Jul - 5 Jul
$132pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Sacramento 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles found for this year
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$104pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$109pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Sacramento direct flight deals
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$97pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
24 Aug - 27 Aug
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Oct - 17 Oct
$137pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
3 Jul - 5 Jul
$132pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jun - 7 Jul
$145pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jun - 4 Jul
$147pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
5:05 am - 6:30 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
1h 25m
LAX - SMF
United Airlines
$49
United
4:48 pm - 1:03 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
20h 15m
LAX - SMF
Frontier
$59
Kiwi.com
5:30 am - 7:55 am
Boutique Air
1 Stop
2h 25m
LAX - SMF
Boutique Air

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Sacramento

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Delta with this kind of flexibility.

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

If you book a flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento, you will be flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl. Flights to Sacramento Intl (SMF) from Los Angeles (LAX) take 1h 26m for a nonstop flight. There are 40 flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento per day from 11 airlines.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $97, but on average you can expect to pay $125.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento is less than $182.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Sacramento for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl flight path was viewed by 880 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento on average per day?

19 flight departures from Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 26% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 26% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 47% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Sacramento?

Expected rainfall in Los Angeles is same as in Sacramento. You can expect this to be the case over the next 2 days.

Is Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles'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 Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Delta, Spirit Airlines, and Frontier can get you from Los Angeles to Sacramento in just under 1h 33m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 59m. Los Angeles and Sacramento are separated by a distance of 375 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento round-trip?

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Sacramento, with prices starting at $97. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Spirit Airlines and Frontier, with the lowest prices starting at $109 and $121, respectively. Delta is priced at 35% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $49. However, be on the lookout for offers from Spirit Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Los Angeles to Sacramento for a low price.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sacramento.
Flight duration
1h 35m
Average temperature for June in Sacramento
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Sacramento
0.3 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 9 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
$68 $139 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$58 $157 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$64 $177 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$78 $184 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$61 $185 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$92 $192 No cancel fee 63%
Boutique Air
$160 $253 No cancel fee N/A

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

Alaska Airlines
$68 $261 No cancel fee 75%
Linear Air Taxi
$2,167 $4,879 No cancel fee N/A

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

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Sacramento.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 42% of LAX to SMF departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 32% of LAX to SMF departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 24% of LAX to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 2% of LAX to SMF departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Sacramento
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Sacramento.
Sunday
31 daily flights
Monday
49 daily flights
Tuesday
45 daily flights
Wednesday
45 daily flights
Thursday
43 daily flights
Friday
42 daily flights
Saturday
26 daily flights
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