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

NYC — SMF
May 24 — May 311

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 Friday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from New York to Sacramento

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to SMF flight in 2022: 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

Rainfall

0 - 3.6 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 33% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from$264From New York (NYC) to Sacramento Intl
One-way from$180One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Sacramento Intl

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 23% 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 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.

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 at noon, which can drop the price by up to 13% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from New York to Sacramento in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to SMF flights for May, June
Jun 21 - Jun 22
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

16h 28m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

14h 56m
$344

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Jun 5 - Jun 15
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

16h 28m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

14h 56m
$367

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Jun 7 - Jun 15
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 26m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

14h 56m
$369

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

New York to Sacramento 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from New York found for this year
Sep 7 - Sep 10
LGA

New York LaGuardia

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

10h 26m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

LGA

New York LaGuardia

1 stop

8h 07m
$286

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Nov 9 - Nov 12
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 06m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

11h 16m
$286

Delta

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Deal found 5/17/22

Sep 10 - Sep 24
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

6h 16m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

5h 03m
$288

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Cheap United Airlines flights from New York to Sacramento

Sep 10 - Sep 24
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

6h 16m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

5h 03m
$288

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Sep 10 - Sep 23
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

6h 16m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 29m
$297

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Nov 9 - Nov 12
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

7h 51m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

7h 31m
$306

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

  • If you’re traveling from New York to Sacramento, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is United Airlines. Flights from United Airlines traveling this route typically cost $331.40 RT. This price is typically 87% more expensive than other airlines that offer New York to Sacramento flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $142. The most popular departure airport in New York when flying to Sacramento is New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Sacramento is Sacramento Intl Airport. When flying from New York to Sacramento, United Airlines flights are 5% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap JetBlue flights from New York to Sacramento

Sep 8 - Sep 12
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

6h 20m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 12m
$288

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Sep 10 - Sep 21
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

6h 20m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 12m
$296

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Nov 3 - Nov 6
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

6h 26m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 24m
$304

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/17/22

  • JetBlue is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from New York to Sacramento. Flights from JetBlue traveling this route typically cost $354.93 RT. This price is typically 81% more expensive than other airlines that offer New York to Sacramento flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $107. The most popular departure airport in New York when flying to Sacramento is New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Sacramento is Sacramento Intl Airport. When flying from New York to Sacramento, JetBlue flights are 0% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from New York

Save time with New York to Sacramento direct flight deals
Sep 10 - Sep 24
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

6h 16m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

5h 03m
$288

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Sep 8 - Sep 12
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

6h 20m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 12m
$288

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Sep 10 - Sep 21
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

6h 20m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 12m
$296

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/16/22

Last minute flights from New York to Sacramento

Late deals on return flights to Sacramento from New York, departing today and this week
May 28 - Jun 1
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

17h 01m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

2 stops

36h 38m
$414

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

May 29 - Jun 1
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 43m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

2 stops

36h 38m
$467

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

May 27 - May 31
EWR

Newark

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

30h 05m
SMF

Sacramento Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

12h 20m
$483

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Sacramento
Aug 30
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

10h 18m
$143

Delta

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Deal found 5/19/22

Aug 24
LGA

New York LaGuardia

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 38m
$143

Delta

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Deal found 5/16/22

Sep 10
LGA

New York LaGuardia

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

12h 58m
$148

American Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Sacramento flights.

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 6 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 Delta 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Sacramento for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $286, but on average you can expect to pay $305.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Sacramento for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Sacramento under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Sacramento is less than $343.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Sacramento for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Sacramento within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Sacramento?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Thursday, Friday.

How many flights depart from New York to Sacramento on average per day?

On average 1 flight departs from New York to Sacramento per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York to Sacramento?

There are many flights that can get you from New York to Sacramento in 6h 16m. Fly via Delta, United Airlines, or JetBlue to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 2529 mi. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Sacramento round-trip?

Currently priced at $286, Delta will fly you from New York to Sacramento and back. In addition to Delta, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from United Airlines and JetBlue - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $288 and $288, respectively. Delta is 9% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Sacramento one-way?

$143 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Spirit Airlines, with prices starting from $148 and $150, respectively.

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 John F Kennedy Intl - Sacramento Intl or New York LaGuardia - Sacramento Intl.

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 Qatar Airways (100%), Etihad Airways (86%) or JetBlue (66%) 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 $163. On average you can expect to pay $838. The most popular route, (Newark - Sacramento Intl), can usually be booked for $306.

Alternative routes for New York to Sacramento

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 airlines flying from New York to Sacramento

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Spirit AirlinesCheapest$77Average$246FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$107Average$355FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$120Average$333FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$135Average$480FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$141Average$383FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from New York to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York to Sacramento
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
81%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
18%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday7daily flights
Monday7daily flights
Tuesday7daily flights
Wednesday7daily flights
Thursday7daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday5daily flights