Cheap flights from New York to Sacramento (NYC - SMF)

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The best prices from New York to Sacramento Intl are usually found in July or August, booked 25 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Sacramento (SMF)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to SMF flight in 2021: compare New York to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
NYC - SMF
Price
$264 - $476
SMF
Temperature
46.4 - 75.2 °F
SMF
Precipitation
0 - 3.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$264

From New York (NYC) to Sacramento Intl

One-way from

$32

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Sacramento Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Sacramento?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 99% on flights from New York to Sacramento compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $416. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $638.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Sacramento?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 17% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Sacramento (NYC - SMF)?

When flying from New York to Sacramento, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 22% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from New York to Sacramento in October, November 2021

The best prices found for NYC to SMF flights for October, November
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$82pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$83pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$84pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

New York to Sacramento 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from New York found for this year
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$82pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$83pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$84pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from New York

Save time with New York to Sacramento direct flight deals
28 Oct - 1 Nov
$197pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
4 Nov - 11 Nov
$225pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$231pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from New York, departing today and this week
19 Oct - 26 Oct
$137pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark
22 Oct - 27 Oct
$139pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
22 Oct - 27 Oct
$146pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Sacramento
4:15 pm - 4:01 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 46m
EWR - SMF
Spirit Airlines
$32
FareScan
3:15 pm - 3:01 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
14h 46m
EWR - SMF
Spirit Airlines
$33
Gotogate
2:00 am - 2:09 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
15h 09m
EWR - SMF
Spirit Airlines
$35
Spirit

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Sacramento

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

For a flight from New York to Sacramento, you will be flying into Sacramento Intl. Sacramento Intl (SMF) is just 9.4 mi from the center of the city. Sacramento Intl is the only Sacramento airport and it handles 3 inbound flights from New York per day. 9 airlines have flights to Sacramento Intl from New York on a regular basis.

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

United Airlines, JetBlue, and American 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 New York to Sacramento for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Sacramento for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $67, but on average you can expect to pay $95.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Sacramento for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Sacramento under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Sacramento is less than $269.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Sacramento for under $200?

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

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York to Sacramento round-trip?

Currently priced at $67, Spirit Airlines will fly you from New York to Sacramento and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Spirit Airlines is 78% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New York to Sacramento.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Sacramento?

Consider EL AL (100%), Etihad Airways (52%) or Qatar Airways (50%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from New York to Sacramento.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Sacramento?

The cheapest flight price from New York to Sacramento is $128. On average you can expect to pay $715. The most popular route, (Newark - Sacramento Intl), can usually be booked for $82.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Sacramento?

The most popular route from New York to Sacramento is Newark - Sacramento Intl. You may also consider New York LaGuardia - Sacramento Intl or New York John F Kennedy Intl - Sacramento Intl.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sacramento, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sacramento from New York?

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

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Sacramento?

Returning to New York 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 New York.

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

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Alternative routes for New York 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 New York to Sacramento.
Flight duration from New York to SMF
5h 45m
Average temperature for October in Sacramento
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Sacramento
0.7 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 6 airlines flying from New York to Sacramento Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
$82 $260 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$97 $354 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$116 $368 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$117 $286 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$132 $326 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$148 $361 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Sacramento.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 81% of NYC to SMF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 18% of NYC to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of NYC to SMF departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of NYC to SMF departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Sacramento
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Sacramento.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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