Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sacramento (SFO - SMF) from $90

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/10. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SFO — SMF
Jun 17 — Jun 241

Cheap flight deals from San Francisco to Sacramento

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Francisco (SFO) to Sacramento (SMF). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 12, 2024.

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Round-trip from

$268

One-way from

$222
High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
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From San Francisco to Sacramento Intl
One-way flight from San Francisco to Sacramento Intl

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

Tuesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco to Sacramento. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sacramento.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from SFO to SMF?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Sacramento is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Cheap San Francisco to Sacramento flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Francisco to Sacramento specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Prices were last updated on June 12, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Sacramento in 2024 at this time. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 7/28:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 58mUnited Airlines
Fri 7/1210:20 amSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$159
Tue 7/28:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 58mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/92:30 pmSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$209
Mon 7/88:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 58mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/152:30 pmSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$219
Tue 6/251:40 pmSFO - SMF
Nonstop1h 01mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/22:30 pmSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$224
Mon 6/248:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop1h 02mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/294:30 pmSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/10$229
Tue 7/912:55 pmSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 56mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/1610:30 amSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$248
Tue 7/98:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 58mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/1610:20 amSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$249
Sun 6/231:40 pmSFO - SMF
Nonstop1h 01mUnited Airlines
Sun 6/3010:20 amSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$254
Wed 7/38:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 58mUnited Airlines
Wed 7/102:30 pmSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$269

San Francisco to Sacramento 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Francisco and Sacramento in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Sacramento in 2024 at this time. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 7/28:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 58mUnited Airlines
Fri 7/1210:20 amSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$159
Fri 8/92:20 pmSFO - SMF
1 stop8h 29mAmerican Airlines
Sat 8/2411:36 amSMF - SFO
1 stop8h 12mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/12$185
Tue 7/28:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 58mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/92:30 pmSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$209
Fri 8/98:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 58mUnited Airlines
Sat 8/2410:00 amSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 04mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$219
Wed 12/188:25 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 54mUnited Airlines
Thu 1/210:40 amSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 11mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$220
Fri 9/279:39 pmSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 51mUnited Airlines
Thu 10/1710:05 amSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 03mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$221
Tue 6/251:40 pmSFO - SMF
Nonstop1h 01mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/22:30 pmSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$224
Mon 6/248:35 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop1h 02mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/294:30 pmSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/10$229
Tue 7/912:55 pmSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 56mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/1610:30 amSMF - SFO
Nonstop1h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/11$248

San Francisco to Sacramento flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from San Francisco to Sacramento for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from San Francisco to Sacramento. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Tue 6/1812:41 pmSFO - SMF
3 stops25h 45mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/196:34 pmSMF - SFO
2 stops18h 28mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$867
Tue 6/185:46 pmSFO - SMF
3 stops22h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/196:34 pmSMF - SFO
3 stops28h 18mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$932
Tue 6/1812:41 pmSFO - SMF
1 stop10h 06mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/196:34 pmSMF - SFO
2 stops18h 28mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,114
Tue 6/1812:41 pmSFO - SMF
1 stop10h 06mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/196:34 pmSMF - SFO
3 stops18h 28mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,187

One-way flights to Sacramento from San Francisco

Search for one-way flight options from San Francisco to Sacramento. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from San Francisco to Sacramento. Those needing a return flight from San Francisco to Sacramento can use the search form above.
Tue 9/106:00 amSFO - SMF
1 stop4h 02mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/11$90
Mon 8/196:00 amSFO - SMF
1 stop16h 37mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/11$100
Thu 8/89:32 amSFO - SMF
1 stop13h 17mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 6/10$120
Sun 8/189:00 amSFO - SMF
1 stop25h 00mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/12$131
Thu 7/119:00 amSFO - SMF
1 stop6h 05mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/11$177
Fri 7/269:59 pmSFO - SMF
1 stop20h 56mAlaska Airlines
Deal found 6/11$193
Sun 10/278:25 amSFO - SMF
Nonstop0h 54mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/12$195
Thu 7/186:05 pmSFO - SMF
3 stops26h 46mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$202
Thu 7/119:12 amSFO - SMF
2 stops24h 47mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$203

Find flights from San Francisco to Sacramento within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from San Francisco to Sacramento that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 12, 2024.

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San FranciscoSacramento Intl

SFO - SMF

SFOSMF

San Francisco

Tue 7/2

Nonstop0h 58m

Sacramento Intl

Fri 7/12

Nonstop1h 05m

$159

San FranciscoSacramento Intl

SFO - SMF

SFOSMF

San Francisco

Fri 8/9

1 stop8h 29m

Sacramento Intl

Sat 8/24

1 stop8h 12m

$185

San FranciscoSacramento Intl

SFO - SMF

SFOSMF

San Francisco

Tue 7/2

Nonstop0h 58m

Sacramento Intl

Tue 7/9

Nonstop1h 05m

$209

San FranciscoSacramento Intl

SFO - SMF

SFOSMF

San Francisco

Fri 8/9

Nonstop0h 58m

Sacramento Intl

Sat 8/24

Nonstop1h 04m

$219

San FranciscoSacramento Intl

SFO - SMF

SFOSMF

San Francisco

Fri 9/27

Nonstop0h 51m

Sacramento Intl

Thu 10/17

Nonstop1h 03m

$221

San FranciscoSacramento Intl

SFO - SMF

SFOSMF

San Francisco

Fri 9/27

1 stop12h 07m

Sacramento Intl

Thu 10/17

1 stop25h 52m

$250

San FranciscoSacramento Intl

SFO - SMF

SFOSMF

San Francisco

Sat 8/10

1 stop4h 00m

Sacramento Intl

Mon 8/12

1 stop13h 51m

$281

San FranciscoSacramento Intl

SFO - SMF

SFOSMF

San Francisco

Fri 7/12

2 stops21h 31m

Sacramento Intl

Sun 7/14

3 stops25h 28m

$393

San FranciscoSacramento Intl

SFO - SMF

SFOSMF

San Francisco

Tue 6/25

1 stop12h 51m

Sacramento Intl

Thu 6/27

1 stop8h 42m

$431

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What is the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Sacramento?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Sacramento. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their San Francisco to Sacramento flight should consider departing on Monday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from San Francisco to Sacramento

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Temperature and rainfall in Sacramento by month

Plan your trip to Sacramento by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Sacramento, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 75.2 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 46.4 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Sacramento

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Sacramento. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Sacramento. Reviews last updated June 12, 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from San Francisco to Sacramento, see what other customers have to say about Alaska Airlines, United Airlines and Delta. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Food

7.3

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I would have liked flying out of the airport I chose not a different airport. My flight was moved to San Jose

8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Food

7.3

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I would have liked flying out of the airport I chose not a different airport. My flight was moved to San Jose

8.0
Very good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Food

7.3

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I would have liked flying out of the airport I chose not a different airport. My flight was moved to San Jose

8.0
Very good
2,295 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Food

7.3

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I would have liked flying out of the airport I chose not a different airport. My flight was moved to San Jose

7.6
Good
2,397 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Food

7.3

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I would have liked flying out of the airport I chose not a different airport. My flight was moved to San Jose

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
8.1
Very good
9,269 reviews

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

7.3

Food

7.3

Overall

8.1

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

I would have liked flying out of the airport I chose not a different airport. My flight was moved to San Jose

Related info for your journey

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  • What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Sacramento?

    To fly from San Francisco to Sacramento, you need to book a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Sacramento Intl (SMF). Nonstop flights to Sacramento Intl from San Francisco take 0h 51m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 8 outbound flights from San Francisco to Sacramento Intl offered by 1 airline.

  • 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 United Airlines for just $159, but on average you can expect to pay $246.

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

    Cheapflights has at least 18 direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Sacramento is less than $317.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Sacramento for under $900?

    There are currently 4+ open flights from San Francisco to Sacramento within the next 7 days for less than $900.

  • How popular is this San Francisco to Sacramento flight route?

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

    Currently priced at $159, United Airlines will fly you from San Francisco to Sacramento and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Alaska Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $185 and $250, respectively. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Sacramento for 32% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Sacramento one-way?

    For one-way options, check prices for Alaska Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $90. Users have also found prices from $120 and $195 on American Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Sacramento?

    Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Francisco to Sacramento on time: Lufthansa (93%), Air New Zealand (93%), Avianca (92%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Sacramento?

    Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $190. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Sacramento Intl) can be booked for $219 on average our data indicates $244 when flying from San Francisco to Sacramento.

  • What does SFO to SMF mean?

    SFO stands for San Francisco Airport, while SMF stands for Sacramento Intl Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to Sacramento that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your San Francisco to Sacramento flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from San Francisco to Sacramento with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter San Francisco to Sacramento flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to Sacramento that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on San Francisco to Sacramento flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from San Francisco to Sacramento.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from San Francisco to Sacramento?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from San Francisco to Sacramento by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to Sacramento that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from San Francisco to Sacramento offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from San Francisco to Sacramento?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on San Francisco to Sacramento flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the San Francisco to Sacramento flight deals updated?

    The San Francisco to Sacramento flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/12.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from San Francisco to Sacramento?

    Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Francisco to Sacramento (average of $326). Flying from San Francisco to Sacramento in June is currently the most expensive (average of $450). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top airline flying from San Francisco to Sacramento

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United AirlinesCheapest$138Average$228FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%

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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Sacramento

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Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to Sacramento

Explore weekly flight availability from San Francisco to Sacramento. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated June 12, 2024.
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