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 Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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 2022: 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
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 Intl

One-way from

$103

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 day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 30% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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 in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 6% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LAX to SMF flights for May, June
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$118pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$120pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$128pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Sacramento 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles found for this year
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$120pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Aug - 18 Aug
$127pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$128pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Sacramento direct flight deals
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$118pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$120pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Jun - 29 Jun
$128pp
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
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$157pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$158pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$164pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
2:00 am - 5:20 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
3h 20m
LAX - SMF
United Airlines
$103
United
7:40 am - 9:49 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
26h 09m
LAX - SMF
Spirit Airlines
$112
Gotogate
6:00 pm - 7:23 pm
Delta
Nonstop
1h 23m
LAX - SMF
Delta
$114
Delta

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 22m for a nonstop flight. There are 42 flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento per day from 12 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 Delta for just $118, but on average you can expect to pay $145.

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 $155.

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: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Sacramento flight route?

Within the past month, 37 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 32 flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 47% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 9% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 44% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and Spirit Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento in about 1h 23m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 6h 55m. 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 ($118), United Airlines ($120), and Spirit Airlines ($148) 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 Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $59. Users have also found prices from $70 and $95 on Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $62. While the most popular route (Los Angeles - Sacramento Intl) can be booked for $118 on average our data indicates $280 when flying from Los Angeles to Sacramento.

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

Consider Boutique Air, American Airlines or Alaska 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 Lufthansa (98%), Air New Zealand (97%) or Japan Airlines (96%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 28m
Average temperature for May in Sacramento
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May 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
Juneyao Airlines
$14 $28 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
$43 $77 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$50 $111 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$78 $184 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$80 $236 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$93 $207 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$97 $217 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$98 $183 No cancel fee 75%
Boutique Air
$145 $291 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.

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Sacramento.
Morning 6 AM to noon 51% of LAX to SMF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of LAX to SMF departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 21% of LAX to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 3% 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
48 daily flights
Tuesday
46 daily flights
Wednesday
49 daily flights
Thursday
53 daily flights
Friday
48 daily flights
Saturday
20 daily flights
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