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

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl 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
46.4 - 75.2 °F
SMF
Precipitation
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 Intl

One-way from

$59

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in March. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Sacramento. Flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles in July are about $134 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $96.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento, book at least 30 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 118% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $176 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $271.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento (LAX - SMF)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Sacramento at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 3% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 16% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LAX to SMF flights for October, November
2 Nov - 3 Nov
$106pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$108pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Nov - 2 Nov
$111pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Sacramento 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles found for this year
2 Nov - 3 Nov
$106pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$108pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Dec - 6 Dec
$111pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Sacramento direct flight deals
4 Nov - 15 Nov
$117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Nov - 6 Nov
$127pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Nov - 11 Nov
$132pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
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
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$135pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$144pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Oct - 31 Oct
$156pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Major Airline
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Major Airline
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
4:34 pm - 5:58 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 24m
LAX - SMF
Delta
$59
Delta
8:13 am - 8:32 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
12h 19m
LAX - SMF
American Airlines
5:30 am - 7:55 am
Boutique Air
1 Stop
2h 25m
LAX - SMF
Boutique Air
$83
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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

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 23m for a nonstop flight. There are 43 flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento per day from 11 airlines.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $106, but on average you can expect to pay $121.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento is less than $168.

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?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Sacramento flight route?

Within the past month, 172 users have taken a look at flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl.

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

On average, you can expect to see 8 flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 63% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 25% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 13% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Airlines like Delta, American Airlines, and United Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento in about 1h 24m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 33m. There are 375 mi between Los Angeles and Sacramento. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Delta ($117), American Airlines ($126), and United Airlines ($127) offers the cheapest pricing from Los Angeles to Sacramento. Delta is priced at 21% 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?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $47. Users have also found prices from $59 and $68 on Delta and American Airlines, respectively.

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

Consider Boutique Air, Major Airline or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento consider choosing ANA (87%), Qatar Airways (87%) or Air Tahiti Nui (87%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $48. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Sacramento Intl) can be booked for $117 on average our data indicates $246 when flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sacramento, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sacramento from Los Angeles?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Sacramento?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

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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 from LAX to SMF
1h 35m
Average temperature for October in Sacramento
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Sacramento
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 9 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl

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
United Airlines
$58 $157 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$61 $185 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$64 $177 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$68 $261 No cancel fee 75%
Spirit Airlines
$68 $139 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$78 $184 No cancel fee 62%
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.

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.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 65% of LAX to SMF departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 19% of LAX to SMF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% 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
38 daily flights
Monday
51 daily flights
Tuesday
48 daily flights
Wednesday
49 daily flights
Thursday
47 daily flights
Friday
50 daily flights
Saturday
24 daily flights
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