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)

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

$63

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 15% 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 in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 5% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento in March, April 2021

17 Mar - 20 Mar
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Mar - 7 Apr
$83pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Apr - 16 Apr
$86pp
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

17 Mar - 20 Mar
$78pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Mar - 7 Apr
$83pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Apr - 16 Apr
$86pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles

24 Mar - 24 Mar
$94pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Apr - 6 Apr
$99pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Mar - 29 Mar
$119pp
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

12 Mar - 15 Mar
$94pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Mar - 13 Mar
$95pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Mar - 15 Mar
$97pp
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

1:15 am - 7:42 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
30h 27m
LAX - SMF
Multiple Airlines
$63
Gotogate
4:07 am - 5:36 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 29m
LAX - SMF
Delta
$70
Delta
7:49 pm - 7:42 am
Frontier
1 Stop
11h 53m
LAX - SMF
Frontier
$73
Gotogate

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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 and Delta are some 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.

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 Frontier for just $83, but on average you can expect to pay $96.

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 $155.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Sacramento for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento within the next 7 days for less than $100.

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

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, 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?

16 flight departures from Los Angeles to Sacramento Intl per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 19% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 44% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 38% 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 9 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, United Airlines, and Frontier can get you from Los Angeles to Sacramento in just under 1h 29m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 36m. 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 Frontier is currently your cheapest option to Sacramento, with prices starting at $83. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and Spirit Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $94 and $98, respectively. Frontier is priced at 44% 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 Frontier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $38. Check flights for Delta, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Sacramento

Destination information for Sacramento

Flight duration
1h 34m
Average temperature for March in Sacramento
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Sacramento
2.4 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 9 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento

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

Morning 6 AM to noon 56% of LAX to SMF departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of LAX to SMF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of LAX to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of LAX to SMF departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Sunday
12 daily flights
Monday
13 daily flights
Tuesday
17 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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