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The best prices from San Francisco to Sacramento are usually found in August or July, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Sacramento (SMF)

SFO - SMF
Price
$106 - $407
SMF
Temperature
55.4 - 95 °F
SMF
Rainfall
0 - 3.6 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 42% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 55% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$106

From San Francisco to Sacramento

One-way from

$105

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Sacramento?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 73%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Sacramento?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Sacramento?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Sacramento. Flights to Sacramento from San Francisco in August are about $108 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Sacramento (SFO - SMF)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 8% on flights from San Francisco to Sacramento by exploring options for tickets at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sacramento in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to SMF flights for January, February
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$115pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Feb - 27 Feb
$122pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 26 Feb
$126pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Sacramento 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from San Francisco found for this year
18 Feb - 22 Feb
$115pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Feb - 27 Feb
$122pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Feb - 26 Feb
$126pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Sacramento direct flight deals
19 Feb - 20 Feb
$179pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 Feb - 13 Feb
$189pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 Jun - 3 Jul
$232pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from San Francisco, departing today and this week
31 Jan - 5 Feb
$156pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$162pp
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Jan - 31 Jan
$164pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Sacramento from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sacramento
5:00 am - 3:27 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
22h 27m
SFO - SMF
American Airlines
8:05 am - 8:58 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
0h 53m
SFO - SMF
United Airlines
$196
United
3:00 am - 9:25 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
6h 25m
SFO - SMF
Alaska Airlines
$230
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Sacramento flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Sacramento

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Sacramento Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco to Sacramento Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Sacramento Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Linear Air Taxi, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Sacramento for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Sacramento for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $115, but on average you can expect to pay $153.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Sacramento for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 7 direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Sacramento is less than $263.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Sacramento for under $200?

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

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Sacramento?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in San Francisco is roughly greater than that of Sacramento. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Sacramento?

Expect the weather to be around 95 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Sacramento is generally hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Sacramento?

Departing from San Francisco to Sacramento will take you 46m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Sacramento round-trip from $115. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is United Airlines. Users have found that Frontier is 51% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco 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 $56. American Airlines flights start at $98 while deals on United Airlines start at $121 one-way.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Sacramento

Destination information for Sacramento

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Sacramento
Flight duration
0h 53m
Average temperature for January in Sacramento
55.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Sacramento
3.6 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Sacramento

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Sacramento

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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to Sacramento
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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