Cheap flights from Phoenix to Sacramento (PHX - SMF)

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The best prices from Phoenix to Sacramento Intl are usually found in July or August, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Phoenix (PHX) to Sacramento (SMF)

All the information you need to plan the best PHX to SMF flight in 2022: compare Phoenix to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
PH1 - SMF
Price
$166 - $238
SMF
Temperature
46.4 - 75.2 °F
SMF
Precipitation
0 - 3.6 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$166

From Phoenix to Sacramento Intl

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Sacramento?

Users have found that booking a flight from Phoenix to Sacramento at least 30 days early can save you up to 57% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 30 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Phoenix to Sacramento for as little as $220 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 $280 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Phoenix to Sacramento?

Flights from Phoenix to Sacramento lean towards being more expensive in November. Prices are generally better when you fly from Phoenix to Sacramento in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at $78.

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 24%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Phoenix to Sacramento (PH1 - SMF)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Phoenix to Sacramento in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Phoenix to Sacramento in January, February 2022

The best prices found for PHX to SMF flights for January, February
1 Feb - 8 Feb
$61pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
15 Feb - 22 Feb
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
1 Feb - 6 Feb
$70pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Phoenix to Sacramento 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Phoenix found for this year
1 Feb - 8 Feb
$61pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
15 Feb - 22 Feb
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
1 Feb - 6 Feb
$70pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Phoenix

Save time with Phoenix to Sacramento direct flight deals
1 Feb - 8 Feb
$61pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
15 Feb - 22 Feb
$64pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
1 Feb - 6 Feb
$70pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

Last minute flights from Phoenix to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from Phoenix, departing today and this week
23 Jan - 25 Jan
$70pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
23 Jan - 23 Jan
$79pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$82pp
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
Non-Stop
PHX
Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Phoenix

The cheapest one-way flights from Phoenix to Sacramento
1:00 am - 4:57 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 57m
PHX - SMF
United Airlines
$78
United
2:17 pm - 7:52 am
Frontier
2 Stops
18h 35m
PHX - SMF
Frontier
$88
Kiwi.com
4:56 pm - 5:58 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
2h 02m
PHX - SMF
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Phoenix to Sacramento

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

For a flight from Phoenix 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 14 inbound flights from Phoenix per day. 7 airlines have flights to Sacramento Intl from Phoenix on a regular basis.

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

American Airlines, Frontier, and United 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 Phoenix to Sacramento for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Phoenix to Sacramento for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $61, but on average you can expect to pay $89.

Are there nonstop flights from Phoenix to Sacramento for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Phoenix to Sacramento under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Phoenix to Sacramento is less than $99.

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

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

How popular is this Phoenix to Sacramento flight route?

Flights from Phoenix to Sacramento Intl have been viewed 81 times in the past calendar month.

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

Currently priced at $61, Frontier will fly you from Phoenix to Sacramento and back. In addition to Frontier, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Spirit Airlines for as low as $116. You may be able to fly from Phoenix to Sacramento for 70% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $27. Spirit Airlines flights start at $39 while deals on American Airlines start at $69 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Phoenix to Sacramento?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Phoenix to Sacramento consider choosing SkyWest Airlines (100%), Alaska Airlines (93%) or Frontier (91%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Phoenix to Sacramento?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Phoenix to Sacramento? While on average our users pay $368, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $77. The most popular route (Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl - Sacramento Intl), is priced around $99.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Phoenix to Sacramento.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sacramento, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sacramento from Phoenix?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Phoenix must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Phoenix from Sacramento?

Returning to Phoenix from Sacramento Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Phoenix.

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

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Alternative routes for Phoenix 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 Phoenix to Sacramento.
Flight duration from Phoenix to SMF
2h 04m
Average temperature for January in Sacramento
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Sacramento
3.6 ″

Airports servicing Phoenix

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway (AZA)

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 4 airlines flying from Phoenix to Sacramento Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Phoenix 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
Frontier
$54 $145 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$60 $163 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$117 $247 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$130 $262 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Phoenix to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from Phoenix towards Sacramento.
Morning 6 AM to noon 43% of PHX to SMF departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 43% of PHX to SMF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 13% of PHX to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of PHX to SMF departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Phoenix to Sacramento
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Phoenix to Sacramento.
Sunday
20 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
15 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
16 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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