Cheap flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento (SNA - SMF)

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The best prices from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Sacramento Intl are usually found in June or May, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Santa Ana (SNA) to Sacramento (SMF)

All the information you need to plan the best SNA to SMF flight in 2021: compare Santa Ana to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
SNA - SMF
Price
$149 - $247
SMF
Temperature
46.4 - 75.2 °F
SMF
Precipitation
0 - 3.6 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$149

From Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Sacramento Intl

One-way from

$74

One-way flight from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Sacramento Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Santa Ana to Sacramento (SNA - SMF)?

When flying from Santa Ana to Sacramento, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 28% versus a flight at noon.

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

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Sacramento. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Santa Ana to Sacramento?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 30 days in advance to save up to 118% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 30 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Santa Ana to Sacramento 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $176, or $271 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Santa Ana to Sacramento?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in March. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Sacramento. Flights to Sacramento from Santa Ana in July are about $134 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $96.

Cheap flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SNA to SMF flights for October, November
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$35pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
18 Nov - 2 Dec
$44pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$47pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Sacramento 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Santa Ana found for this year
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$35pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
18 Nov - 2 Dec
$44pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
10 Nov - 13 Nov
$47pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Santa Ana

Save time with Santa Ana to Sacramento direct flight deals
9 Nov - 10 Nov
$35pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
18 Nov - 2 Dec
$44pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
2 Nov - 9 Nov
$53pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

Last minute flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from Santa Ana, departing today and this week
27 Oct - 28 Oct
$65pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
27 Oct - 29 Oct
$68pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
29 Oct - 5 Nov
$71pp
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SNA
Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Santa Ana

The cheapest one-way flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento
3:55 pm - 7:43 am
Frontier
2 Stops
15h 48m
SNA - SMF
Frontier
$74
Kiwi.com
11:52 am - 6:53 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 01m
SNA - SMF
Delta
$76
Delta
2:55 pm - 12:23 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
21h 28m
SNA - SMF
Multiple Airlines
$84
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Santa Ana to Sacramento

What airports do I use to fly from Santa Ana to Sacramento?

If you book a flight from Santa Ana to Sacramento, you will be flying from J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Sacramento Intl. Flights to Sacramento Intl (SMF) from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty (SNA) take 1h 28m for a nonstop flight. There are 5 flights from J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Sacramento per day from 7 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Sacramento Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Sacramento Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, JetBlue, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $35, but on average you can expect to pay $64.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Santa Ana to Sacramento is less than $67.

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

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

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Santa Ana to Sacramento round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($35), offers the cheapest pricing from Santa Ana to Sacramento. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 82% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $17 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $62 and Delta from $76 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento?

While on average a flight from Santa Ana to Sacramento is generally $168, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $65. When looking at the most popular route, (Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty - Sacramento Intl), you can expect to pay $53 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from Santa Ana to Sacramento check out the most popular airlines for this route: Boutique Air, Major Airline or American Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sacramento, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sacramento from Santa Ana?

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

Most visitors from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sacramento Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Santa Ana from Sacramento?

Returning to Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty 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 Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty.

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Alternative routes for Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana to Sacramento.
Flight duration from SNA to SMF
1h 29m
Average temperature for October in Sacramento
80.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Sacramento
0.7 ″

Airports servicing Santa Ana

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 5 airlines flying from Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty to Sacramento Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Santa Ana 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
American Airlines
$66 $235 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$89 $188 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$94 $266 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$117 $197 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$162 $295 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from Santa Ana to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from Santa Ana towards Sacramento.
Morning 6 AM to noon 60% of SNA to SMF departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 27% of SNA to SMF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 12% of SNA to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SNA to SMF departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Santa Ana to Sacramento
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Santa Ana to Sacramento.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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