Cheap flights from San Jose to Sacramento (SJC - SMF)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Jose (SJC) to Sacramento (SMF)

All the information you need to plan the best SJC to SMF flight in 2021: compare San Jose to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Jose to Sacramento?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Jose 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.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 35 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from San Jose to Sacramento compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 35 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 $99. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $105.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Jose to Sacramento?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Sacramento from San Jose average $108. You can even find prices in August for less than $108, as users have found deals to Sacramento from as low as $48. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Sacramento from San Jose. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 17%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Jose to Sacramento (SJC - SMF)?

When flying from San Jose to Sacramento, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from San Jose to Sacramento in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SJC to SMF flights for July, August
16 Aug - 19 Aug
$223pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
26 Aug - 27 Aug
$238pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
26 Aug - 27 Aug
$264pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose

San Jose to Sacramento 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from San Jose found for this year
16 Aug - 19 Aug
$223pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
26 Aug - 27 Aug
$238pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
25 Sep - 28 Sep
$241pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from San Jose

Save time with San Jose to Sacramento direct flight deals
26 Aug - 27 Aug
$1,477pp
SJC
San Jose
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
31 Jul - 31 Jul
$1,485pp
SJC
San Jose
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
13 Aug - 15 Aug
$2,640pp
SJC
San Jose
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

Last minute flights from San Jose to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from San Jose, departing today and this week
31 Jul - 31 Jul
$691pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
31 Jul - 31 Jul
$771pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
31 Jul - 31 Jul
$1,485pp
SJC
San Jose
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Linear Air Taxi
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to Sacramento from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to Sacramento
6:06 pm - 4:26 am
Frontier
1 Stop
10h 20m
SJC - SMF
Frontier
$128
Kiwi.com
5:05 pm - 4:39 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
11h 34m
SJC - SMF
Alaska Airlines
3:15 am - 6:09 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
26h 54m
SJC - SMF
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to Sacramento

Are flight prices decreasing from San Jose 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 Jose 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.

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

Linear Air Taxi and JetBlue 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 San Jose to Sacramento for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to Sacramento for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $223, but on average you can expect to pay $433.

Are there nonstop flights from San Jose to Sacramento for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 3 direct flights from San Jose to Sacramento under $1,500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Jose to Sacramento is less than $1,867.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Jose to Sacramento for under $700?

There are currently 4+ open flights from San Jose to Sacramento within the next 7 days for less than $700.

Does it rain more in San Jose or Sacramento?

The rainfall in San Jose is generally same as the rainfall in Sacramento. This will continue over the next 0 days.

Is San Jose weather warmer or cooler than Sacramento?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 95 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Sacramento is typically hotter than in San Jose. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from San Jose to Sacramento?

Airlines like Linear Air Taxi, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines fly from San Jose to Sacramento in about 41m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 9h 57m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Jose to Sacramento round-trip from $223. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $754, and Linear Air Taxi, from $1,477. Alaska Airlines is 60% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Jose 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 $96. Alaska Airlines flights start at $112 while deals on American Airlines start at $197 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sacramento, CA

Can I fly to Sacramento Intl from San Jose right now?

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

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

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

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

Can I fly back to San Jose from Sacramento Intl?

Returning to San Jose 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 San Jose.

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

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Alternative routes for San Jose to Sacramento

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Destination information for Sacramento

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Jose to Sacramento.
Flight duration
0h 41m
Average temperature for July in Sacramento
95.0 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Sacramento
0.0 ″

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